4 post compression molding press without background
Tonnage115
ApplicationCompression Molding; Automation, Multi-Action
IndustryConstruction
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Automated bed shuttle
• Part ejection system
• Dwell capability
Intended UseUsed to form cement boards for the construction industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 4” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Custom carbon steel tooling with vacuum receptacle
  • Automated bed shuttle for easy part and tool loading and unloading
  • Hydraulically driven part ejector which extends up to 10” at a capacity of 2 tons
  • Polycarbonate hinged doors guard all four (4) sides of the press
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Extended dwell capability
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 58 IPM; Return: 83 IPM

Learn more about Compression Molding, 4-Post/4-Column Presses, Construction/HVAC forming, and Automation in our Hydraulic Press Handbook.

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