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Triform Expands Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Line

Triform expanded their product line with several new deep draw sheet hydroforming models. The 20-10-10DD, 25-10-12DD and 32-10-12DD models represent a tremendous amount of knowledge gained over the past decade of hydroforming press manufacturing and include several key advantages over other available forming equipment. Read More

Beckwood Partners with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Develop Advanced Composite Materials & Manufacturing Processes

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) awarded Beckwood a contract to manufacture a custom hydraulic press for the compression molding of various composite materials. The research and development performed with the press will ultimately contribute to automotive and aerospace industry lightweighting efforts, intended to produce higher performance products with improved fuel efficiency. Read More

Beckwood to Supply Automated Compression Molding Press System to Mohawk Industries

Mohawk Industries has ordered a custom-engineered hydraulic rubber molding press system from Beckwood Press Company. To ensure Mohawk’s requirements for part thickness uniformity are met, the press will feature Beckwood’s proprietary Active Leveling Control (ALC) technology, which utilizes closed-loop control of the four press corners to ensure bed-to-ram parallelism is maintained throughout the cycle. Read More

Triform Expands Product Line with Hydraulic Ring Expanders

Beckwood has expanded its Triform line of aerospace forming equipment to include hydraulic ring expanders. The ring expansion process minimizes material thinning and virtually eliminates the stress point issues associated with traditional rolling and machining of engine turbine rings. Read More