470 Ton 4-Post Bulge Forming Press to manufacture rupture discs
ApplicationBulge Forming
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Pneumatic Bed Cushion
• Joystick Controls
Intended UseUsed to bulge form large-diameter rupture discs for high-pressure systems

Custom Features:

  • (4) 6” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • T-slots machined into bed and ram bolsters
  • 25-Ton Pneumatic bed cushion
  • Light curtains guarding the front opening of the press; bolt on expanded metal guarding on the sides and rear of the press
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Hydraulic system equipped with Beckwood’s exclusive regeneration circuit for fast approach and retract modes
  • Joystick control provided for ultimate control of the press ram position
  • Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 0-84 IPM, Pressing: 0-25 IPM, Return: 0-81 IP

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