1200 Ton 4-Post Powder Compacting Hydraulic Press with ram safety catcher, and part ejection system
ApplicationCompression Molding, Powder Compacting, Multi-Action
IndustryConstruction, R&D
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Part Ejection System
• SITEMA Ram Safety Catcher System
Intended UseUsed for research & development by a leading manufacturer of building products

Custom Features:

  • (4) chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Calculated Ram speeds: Pressing: 0-14 IPM; Return: 0-17 IPM
  • Custom-engineered part ejection system
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit provided with electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • SITEMA Ram Safety Catcher (RSCS) provided for secondary holding of ram the in any position during the stroke and is designed for the static load of the ram and tooling
  • Light curtain guards front opening; bolt-on acrylic guards cover side & rear openings
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Custom decompression sequence momentarily retracts the ram and shifts the valve for ram retraction just as the upward force push has ended
  • Custom working platform eliminates the need for special foundations
  • Vibration dampening pads provided to absorb mechanical energy for overall system protection
  • Neoprene bellows installed to protect exposed ram slide area from corrosive powder

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