As Barber-Colman, Bourn & Koch offers a wide variety of rebuild and repair services at our facility to help keep your gear hobber running well. We offer services for all makes and models of Barber-Colman, from 6-10 through 16-16 and many more. Being the OEM means that we have the knowledge and expertise to service your gear machinery properly. We make the distinction between rebuild and repair, where our competitors do not. For instance, when we rebuild your hob swivel and slide, we thoroughly ensure it is fully rebuilt and accurate. Our in-house repair services allow you to repair only what needs to be repaired as well, cutting down on costs and downtime.
Some of the Barber-Colman repair services we offer at Bourn & Koch are as follows:
Barber-Colman CNC & PLC Retrofit
Bourn & Koch offers CNC & PLC retrofits for many makes of Barber-Colman gear machinery. We can add CNC or PLC capabilities to your older, manual Barber-Colman and also retrofit your gear machinery to newer, modern, CNC or PLC controls. CNC & PLC retrofits for Barber-Colman can be performed at our Rockford, Illinois plant or in certain cases, on-site at your facility or shop by our field service technicians.
Barber-Colman Pump or Motor Repair & Rebuild
Many of Barber-Colman’s machines used hydraulic pumps and motors. Many of these items are now obsolete. Rather than scrap the machine, send the pump or motor in to Bourn & Koch for rebuild or repair. We will fully evaluate your pump or motor, provide an estimate and repair or rebuild the unit. Fast turn around times to keep your machine tools running.
We also offer the same service on many obsolete Barber-Colman pumps and motors.
Feed & Traverse Retrofits
Bourn & Koch can retrofit your Barber-Colman to electric feed and rapid traverse. We offer retrofit package to remove the hydraulic feed and rapid traverse on your Barber-Colman and replace it with electric drive. We can also retrofit your 16-16 or 16-36 with a DC drive motor package to replace the obsolete original DC drive and add variable speed capability to the machine.
Barber-Colman Swivel & Slide Reconditioning
We can rebuild your Barber-Colman’s swivel and slide to OEM specifications at Bourn & Koch. As OEM, we have the documents and tools necessary to properly rebuild your hob swivel and slide, restoring accuracy and precision to your gear hobber.