4 post clamping press
ApplicationClamping; Assembly
IndustryOil & Gas
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Bed Shuttle
• Pneumatic Dwell
• Interlocking Safety Gates
Intended UseUsed to clamp and assemble pipeline for the oil & gas industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 5” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Electrically interlocking safety gates guard the perimeter of the press and open only when the press is stationary
  • 60” x 60” bed shuttle system for loading and unloading through the front opening of the press
  • Press structure is designed for deflection of 0.0015” per linear foot with a minimum part size of 16” diameter @ 250 tons
  • Pneumatic dwell system allows the primary electric motor & pump to be turned ‘off’ during prolonged dwell periods for increased energy efficiency and reduced noise
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Two-hand operation with feather touch hand lever and safety palm button provide infinitely variable speed, and instant start, stop, retract, or extend
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 23 IPM; Return: 31 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