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

Custom Features:

  • (4) chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Equipped with four-axis Active Leveling Control (ALC) for precision bed to ram parallelism
  • (2) 30” x 60” Duraloy TMA-4505 electrically-heated platens with multiple zones of temperature control up to 1,600-degrees F
  • Chilled platen with inlet and outlets can be connected to customer-provided water source
  • Insulated automatic door system grants 4-sided access while maximizing heat efficiency
  • Data acquisition systems for capturing critical process data and exporting it in the preferred format
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 0.125-60 IPM; Return: 0-106 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