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Elevating Precision and Safety: The Fabrication of Shield Machine Brackets

In the world of engineering and manufacturing, precision and safety are paramount, especially when it comes to the construction of vital infrastructure. Recently, our company had the privilege of undertaking a unique project: the fabrication of five sets of shield machine brackets. These brackets play a crucial role in the initial excavation process of shield machines, ensuring that the machine's center of gravity remains stable, preventing any undesirable "kowtow" motion. The complexity and precision required for this project were taken to a whole new level, as our customer demanded a design that would guarantee the utmost safety and precision during the on-site assembly of these brackets.

Shield Machine Brackets

Meeting the Challenge: Design and Precision Machining

Our customer's request to design and fabricate shield machine brackets that could effectively combat the "kowtow" motion was no small feat. In close collaboration with our engineering team, we crafted a design that accounted for the unique requirements of shield machine excavation. The result was a bracket that not only met these requirements but exceeded them, providing a level of stability and safety that was previously unmatched in the industry.

In addition to addressing the "kowtow" challenge, our customer also imposed strict guidelines for machining accuracy. This required us to employ state-of-the-art equipment and a meticulous approach to precision machining. This was no easy task, as even the slightest deviation from the design specifications could have serious consequences during on-site assembly. Our team accepted this challenge with enthusiasm, recognizing that this project had the potential to raise the bar for precision engineering in the field.

Shield Machine Brackets fabrication

The Manufacturing Process: Demonstrations and Tracking

To ensure the successful fabrication of the shield machine brackets, our team embarked on a journey of meticulous planning and execution. The project involved a series of processes, including design validation, precision machining, and quality control. At each step, we paid the utmost attention to detail and accuracy, recognizing that the safety of future infrastructure projects hinged on our ability to deliver.

Demonstrations and tracking played a significant role in the success of this project. We continuously monitored the machining, lifting, and assembly processes. Our commitment to quality control was unwavering, with every detail being scrutinized to meet the stringent machining accuracy standards set by the customer.

The shield machine brackets were assembled in-house multiple times to ensure flawless on-site assembly, and potential issues were addressed proactively. This approach allowed us to fine-tune the design and manufacturing process, ultimately leading to a higher level of precision and safety.

Shield Machine Brackets machining

The Impact and the Future: A New Business Growth Point

The successful delivery of the shield machine brackets marked a significant achievement for our company. These large structural components, crafted with unparalleled precision, have expanded our portfolio of processing product types. Our ability to meet the customer's exacting demands and create a product that exceeds industry standards has positioned us as a trusted partner for complex engineering projects.

As we look to the future, we are excited about the potential for shield machine brackets to become a new business growth point. We are committed to leveraging our expertise in precision machining and innovative design to take on more challenging projects and contribute to the safety and success of infrastructure initiatives across the globe.

The Innse 280 Floor Boring Machine: Precision at Its Pinnacle

The Innse 280 floor boring machine played a pivotal role in achieving the remarkable precision required for this project. Its advanced capabilities and precision machining abilities allowed us to meet and even surpass the customer's expectations, cementing our reputation as a leader in precision engineering.

Key Features and Capabilities

High Precision Machining: The Innse 280 is renowned for its unparalleled precision in machining large components. Its robust construction and advanced control systems make it capable of achieving machining tolerances that are critical for components like the shield machine brackets. It ensures that every cut, drill, and bore aligns perfectly with the design specifications.

  1. Large Work Envelope: The generous work envelope of the Innse 280 allows for the machining of substantial components. This is particularly advantageous when dealing with the fabrication of large structural parts, such as the shield machine brackets. It accommodates the dimensions required for these complex components without compromising precision.
  2. Versatile Tooling: The machine's versatility in terms of tooling options enables it to perform various machining operations, such as milling, drilling, boring, and more. This flexibility was invaluable in the fabrication of the shield machine brackets, where different processes were required to meet the customer's stringent accuracy standards.
  3. Advanced Control Systems: The Innse 280 is equipped with advanced CNC (Computer Numerical Control) systems that allow for complex and precise machining operations. These systems ensure that every movement and operation is meticulously controlled, eliminating the potential for errors.
  4. Stability and Rigidity: The machine's design prioritizes stability and rigidity, reducing vibration and ensuring consistent and high-quality results. This is essential for maintaining the required precision when machining large, heavy components like the shield machine brackets.

The Impact on the Shield Machine Brackets Project

The Innse 280's exceptional features and capabilities were instrumental in achieving the exacting machining accuracy demanded by the shield machine brackets project. Here's how it made a significant impact:

  1. Uncompromising Precision: The Innse 280's precision machining capabilities ensured that every cut and bore on the brackets met the specified tolerances. This level of precision was crucial for the safe and accurate assembly of the shield machine brackets.
  2. Efficiency and Consistency: The machine's ability to perform multiple machining operations in one setup improved efficiency and reduced the risk of errors associated with tool changes or part repositioning. This contributed to a consistent and high-quality final product.
  3. Customization and Adaptability: The Innse 280's versatile tooling options and advanced control systems allowed us to tailor the machining process to the specific requirements of the shield machine brackets, accommodating the complex design and precision needed.
  4. Enhanced Safety: With the Innse 280's stable and rigid construction, safety was maximized during the machining of large components. The machine's structural integrity prevented any potential issues or accidents during the manufacturing process.


This project has not only enriched our product offerings but also showcased our dedication to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the field of precision engineering. We are excited about the future and the potential for our expertise to make a lasting impact on the industry.

We invite you to join us on our journey of innovation and precision engineering. Together, we can tackle even the most challenging projects, setting new standards for safety and accuracy in the industry. If you have a project that demands metal fabrication commitment to quality, we are here to bring your vision to life.

Contact us at today to explore how our expertise and advanced equipment can contribute to the success of your next engineering project.

About Openex

Openex is home to a full-service, one-stop-shop, contract manufacturing company producing custom large machined parts and fabrications. Our full large fabrication services including large machining, cutting, welding, rolling, punching, braking, testing, painting, and others.
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