ApplicationHot Forming/SPF
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• High-Temperature Heated Platens
• Automatic Insulated Doors
• Active Leveling Control
• Fluid Health Monitoring System
Intended UseUsed to hot form titanium parts in the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • Used to hot form titanium components for the aerospace industry
  • Equipped with four-axis Active Leveling Control (ALC) for precision bed to ram parallelism
  • 1,600-degree F Duraloy TMA-4505 electrically heated platens with multiple zones of temperature control for ultimate uniformity
  • Water cooled platen consisting of two (2) zones with dual inlet and outlet ports below the hardboard thermal break
  • Insulated automatic door system grants front & rear access and maintains desired set point temperature
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Data acquisition system for capturing critical process data and exporting it in the preferred format
  • Fluid Health Monitoring System offers independent monitoring of oil contamination trends
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 0.125-90 IPM; Return: 1-120 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