2500-ton press
Tonnage2,500
ApplicationGeneral Forming
IndustryMilitary & Defense
Actuator TypeHydraulic
Frame StyleGib-Guided
Special Features• 8-point square gib guidance system
• UL Certified electrical enclosure
Intended UseUsed to make embossed heat exchanger plates in nuclear missile tubes for the U.S. Navy

Custom Features:

  • 8-point square gib guidance system minimizes lateral movement under load
  • 48” x 66” working area
  • Light curtains protect the front opening of the press
  • Crown mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • UL Certified main electrical panel
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach 118 IPM; Pressing 16 IPM; Return 114 IPM

Learn more about General Forming, Gib-Guided/Straight-Sided Presses, and Military & Defense forming 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