100 Ton 4-Post Hot Forming Press with with programmable side rams, used to form titanium and aluminum parts for aerospace
Tonnage100
ApplicationHot Forming/SPF
IndustryAerospace
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Programmable side rams
• Capable of running water glycol fluid in the HPU
Intended UseUsed to hot form titanium and aluminum parts in the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • Dual programmable side ram system equipped with 10” of automatic vertical adjustment, and 8” of horizontal stroke
  • Side Rams can be synchronized or run individually. Side rams are fully integrated into the recipe handling system
  • Engineered to accept customer-provided heated platens and insulation
  • (4) 5” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • HPU designed to run a water glycol fluid
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 10-39 IPM, Return: 77 IPM
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger

Learn more about Hot Forming/SPF, 4-Post/4-Column Presses, and Aerospace 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