Lot sizes get smaller, parts more complex and set up time is critical. Time is everything. How do you reduce time on a rush order of one?
Weiler has a great reputation for threading, re-threading, rigid boring and turning complex shapes. One of the biggest advantages is their quick set up time. While metal removal is important, the job is done when it ships. Time is everything.
Repair/service facilities are recognizing the quick set up combined with the power. Time is everything.
As the oil field comes back to life, Weiler lathes remain the busiest machines in the shop due to their quick set up time. Time is everything.