100 Ton 4-Post Compression Molding Press with multi-zone heated platens and an upward-acting ram
Tonnage100
ApplicationCompression Molding
IndustryAerospace
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Multi-zone heated platens
• Delta Motion Controller
• Upward-acting ram
Intended UseUsed for heated compression molding application by a leading supplier of helicopter components

Custom Features:

  • (4) 3” diameter chrome housing posts with oversized poured/cast ram guide bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • (2) 24” x 72” heated platens with multiple zones of temperature control for ultimate uniformity
  • Programmable temperature ramp up and ramp down rates
  • Upward-acting ram
  • Calculated Ram speeds: Pressing: 0-39 IPM; Return: 0-46 IPM
  • Delta high speed motion controller provided for superior pressure accuracy to within ±1% of full system pressure
  • Adjustable pressure values throughout the duration of the dwell cycle
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Collection of temperature-over-time data throughout the cycle for eventual transmission via connection to the customer’s network

Common Features on Beckwood Presses:

  • Heavy duty box beam design for superior rigidity and modular tie rod assembly utilizing pre-tensioning nuts for optimum performance
  • Fully adjustable Parker cylinders with full rated tonnage throughout the stroke
  • PressLink Remote Support module for complementary diagnostics & troubleshooting
  • Dual linear and pressure transducers in the main ram cylinders for optimal reliability and redundancy
  • Allen Bradley or Siemens PLC, programmable control system with touch screen HMI and Recipe Functionality
  • Structure designed for Infinite Life in accordance with rigorous simulation analysis through FEA (Finite Element Analysis) design testing
  • Backed by Beckwood’s industry leading dedicated service and support team