For 27 years Benson Engineering has meeting industry’s need for the most demanding turned parts in brass, aluminium, stainless steel, carbon steel, copper and plastics. The company, which is exhibiting on Stand K1, is based at a 6500 square foot factory in Killarney and has been using Tornos sliding machines since its inception.
It recently added four Tornos DECO 2000 20a machines to bring the number of CNC Machines to eight. As well as lathes, the company also uses six station rotary transfer machines for second operations such as milling, which cannot be completed during the turning cycle.
Additionally, and uniquely in Ireland, it has the capability for diamond turning using single crystal natural diamond tools, which can achieve surface finishes in the range 0.4-2.0 micro inches Ra.
A wholly Irish-owned Company established in 1980 by Tom and Betty Benson, all of its setters are time-served toolmakers. The company regularly gets involved at the product development stages with its customers’ project engineers and also during automation and cost reduction projects. The company exports to the UK, the USA, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland ,Sweden, Italy and theAsia-Pacific region.