BÜTFERING

BÜTFERING Schleiftechnik GmbH

Formerly great German manufacturer of widebelt sanding machines and technology located in Beckum

Longyear member of the HOMAG Group

The BÜTFERING-technology has been integrated in the HOMAG machines of the SANDTEQ W series since 2018.

Selected series and products

FBS

Until around the mid-1980s

AF2/AF3 and UF2/UF3

Constant table-sanding machines 'heavy type' (until approx. end of 1980s); AF - sanding from top; UF - bottom sanding

AL-E

Lacquer sanding and polish sanding machines

AWS

Between 1985-1994 (approx.) very often produced series

UWS

Bottom sanding (in connection with AWS models for use in sanding lines)

ECO and Classic

Successor of the AWS series, approx. in 1994

ECO

Compact entry-level machines for crafts and interior design companies

Classic

Mid-range construction series starts in midst 1990s .

VEGA

Heavy, individual equipment series, production approx. in 1993 until 1997

E-Line

Approx. in 1996

PRO

Series in collaboration with Sicar , approx. in 1998

SUPER

Solid wood machines (early 21st century)

SBC, SKO and STO

Successor models of Eco-and Classic machines

STO

Entry-level model with height-adjustable table and 1-4 units, working width 1100/ 1350mm

SKO

Machines including a constant table height, electronic pad, feed frequency-and-belt speed, etc.

SCO

Machines with up to 4 aggregates Special models:

  • Sandy: starter model, 1-2 aggregates
  • Special: equipment for veneer/ lacquer, a combination aggregate with CPS technology
  • Lucky: 2 aggregates with CPS technology
  • Diamond: special models of the SCO-series, up to 4 aggregates
  • M-SCO: with cutterblock and additional 1-2 sanding aggregates

SBO

For example SBO 109 - sanding width 950mm, 1 combination aggregate (2005)

SWO

Designed for solid wood sanding

SVR

SGO

1-3 aggregates machines with 1-2 contact rollers and electronic segmented pressure pad, variable feed speed, automatic thickness adjustment (2007)

SCR

SBR

Machines for brushing and structuring functions (approx. in 2005 until 2007)

SWT

Series since approx. 2009

  • SWT 100 : starter models with 1-3 aggregates
  • SWT 300 : Modular design for versatile applications
  • SWT 500 Diamond: high-tech equipment with 1-4 aggregates
  • ProfiLine SWT 700 / SWB 700 series with up to 5 aggregates
  • PowerLine SWT 900: up to 7 aggregates, especially for industrial use

Additional designations and their meaning

R Contact roller unit (approx. until 1994, Bütfering used the letter K for this aggregate-type)
C (C)ombi-aggregate (contact roller-sanding pad-aggregate)
L Combi unit (contact roller workpiece controlled air pad (series Super)
K Combi unit with profiled contact roller 65° and pneumatic sanding pad (SWT100-2009 series)
E Sanding pad unit with electronically controlled segmented pressure bar - also as a combined unit
Q Cross sanding unit
H Aggregate with electronic pressure beam and inside running pressure segment belt - Super-finishing aggregate
T Plate brush aggregate
B Brush unit (roller brush over entire working width)
M Cutterblock

History

2017

With the slogan 'One company - one brand' changed HOMAG their marketing strategy. In the future the panel sizing saws by HOLZMA, the edge bending machines by BRANDT and the CNC-machines by WEEKE of the grinding machines by BÜTFERING all carry the HOMAG-logo.

2012

Since 1st October, BÜTFERING Schleiftechnik GmbH and WEEKE Bokhrsysteme GmbH have been united. BÜTFERING is now a trade mark for innovative sanding Technology, incorporated in WEEKE Bohrsysteme GmbH.

2012

The metal sanding machine division of Bütfering is sold to Lissmac Maschinenbau GmbH. Lissmac produces in Beckum, which is also the location of its service and exhibition centre for nothern Germany and the Benelux countries. Bütfering's sanding machine division and many workers move to the Weeke location in Herzebrock-Clarholz.

2010

18 distributors, more than 60 distributors worldwide, one of the largest manufacturer of wide belt sanders for every application

2006

Antonius Bütfering gives up his responsibilities to Michael Mracharcz.

2005

Presentation of series SCR

2002

Accession to the HOMAG Group

1998

Establishment of a production facility in northern China and 2003 in Shanghai

1996

Formation of the metal grinding field 'Steelmaster' and 'Europe Award' for the development of electronic segmented pressure bar; 50th anniversary

1995

ISO 9001 certificate for quality assurance

1990s

Expansion of market position

1989

Franz Bütfering dies. Antonius and Franz-Josef Bütfering are appointed to the management.

1989

Development of the electronically controlled segmented pressure bar for the crafts. It was followed by the series AWS; machine: AWS-E, which revolutionized the surface technology in crafts (1990: Federal Innovation Award 'by the German Ministry for this development)

1984

Awarding of the 'Bavarian State Prize'

1960s/70s

Exports to more than 100 countries and increase of the production capacity

1960s

Entry into the wide belt-technology and final specialization on production of bottom sanding machines (series:FBS) .

1958

Second plant in Sendenhorst

After World War II

Enormous demand for wood processing machines: production of chain-milling-machines, special mitre cut saws, veneer presses and Spitzenköpfmaschinen (tree top cutting machines) for grinding, buffing of high-gloss polyester finishes. Processing machines of veneer and painted surfaces was the main production area of ​​BÜTFERING. Band sanders (especially Model C 55) are considered as pioneers in the development of wide belt sanders.

15.03.1946

Founded by the brothers Franz and Anton Bütfering as Gebrüder BÜTFERING Maschinenfabrik

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BÜTFERING, 2014
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BÜTFERING, ca. 1995

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Series

Denibbing sander for surfaces
Stroke Sander
Veneer press

Controls (3)

Aggregates (19)

Sanding pad aggregate
Combination unit
Brushing unit
Air cushion pad
Sanding roller aggregate
Cross sanding unit
Disc brush unit