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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

Triform to Manufacture Seven Machines for Aerospace Industry Supplier

A U.S.-based manufacturer of aircraft structures, airframe assemblies, and aerospace MRO, has ordered seven Triform presses from Beckwood. The comprehensive package, consisting of sheet hydroforming presses, stretch forming machines, and hot joggle presses, supports the customer’s mission of increasing its internal metal forming capabilities. Read More