A cost-efficient option

Whatever the case, whether you want to have your existing Bihler system overhauled or decide to purchase a completely modernized machine - overhauled machines from Bihler are always a particularly economical and sustainable alternative. They are equipped with state-of-the-art machine and control technology and offer the same high-quality standards as new machines - with a factory warranty.

We always have a number of older machine types in stock at our plant in Füssen. We can modernize and overhaul them on request - also on-site at your facility. Our experts will design the entire process specifically for your system and ensure rapid installation and commissioning at your facility.

Reconditioning (benefits, steps)

Here are just some of the benefits of these upgrades:

  • Machine performance and accuracy are restored
  • Mechanical and electrical systems are overhauled (Partial reconditioning is available, even on-site)
  • Reconditioning is done to the very highest quality standards by Bihler experts
  • Only Bihler original spare parts are used
  • Machines are fitted with the latest Bihler VC 1E controller technology
  • Start-up is done on your premises
  • Machines are CE compliant, with optional full enclosure providing noise and operator protection
  • Excellent price-performance ratio
  • 12-month manufacturer’s warranty
  • Customized support: fast spare parts service, comprehensive support and training, maintenance and repair service


Complete reconditioning includes:

  • Dismantling
  • Full cleaning
  • Sandblasting and priming of machine housing
  • New pneumatics and central lubrication unit
  • Reconditioning of all modules - feed, press, slide, central mandrel, etc.
  • Electrical installation
  • Conversion to new servo drive
  • Repainting
  • Final assembly of machine and wiring
  • Test run, and machine acceptance


Control system

Leading-edge control technology

The Bihler process control VariControl VC 1E improves the performance of your used machine, offering user-friendly operation and programming of individual input and output modules, via the 15 TFT touchscreen and other operating controls.

The VC 1E can control up to 6 NC axes. If required, the control unit can be expanded by a maximum of 16 analog measuring channels, enabling you to access new production potential, and to increase process reliability significantly.



Flyer "Modernized machines"

Generally overhauled as new


Martin Niklas
Head of Retrofit Machines Department

Otto Bihler Maschinenfabrik
GmbH & Co. KG
Lechbrucker Str. 15
87642 Halblech

Tel.: +49(0)8368/18-118