Tonnage1400
ApplicationTriple-Action Bulge Forming Press
IndustryAerospace
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Multi-ram design
• Variable Frequency Drive
• Autonomous fluid fill system
• UL listed electrical components
Intended UseUsed to bulge-form high strength alloys in the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 12” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance & rigidity
  • 90 – 1400 ton main ram cylinder
  • 10 – 225 ton up-acting quill cylinder with 2 – 25 ton retract capability
  • 2 – 50 ton down-acting knockout cylinder with 1 – 25 ton retract capability
  • Area scanners provided for increased operator safety
  • Parker SSD Variable Frequency Drive for increased energy efficiency & control
  • Autonomous fluid fill system capable of part volumes up to at least 150 gallons
  • Auxiliary manifolds mounted to the sides of the press provide a source for auxiliary hydraulic cylinders, fill and drain ports for the fluid fill system
  • All electrical components are UL Listed
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach 386 IPM; Pressing 0.5 – 10 IPM; Return 309 IPM

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