beckwood press, 412- ompression molding press
ApplicationCompression Molding
IndustryConsumer Products
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Hot oil heating system
• 6 forming cavities
• Up-acting ram
Intended UseUsed in flat sheet compression molding in a heat treating process for a consumer goods manufacturer

Custom Features:

  • (4) 4” diameter chrome housing posts with oversized poured/cast ram guide bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Hot oil heating system with maximum temperature of 550-deg. F
  • (5) suspended oil-heated platens for a total of (6) cavities
  • Each platen is machined to provide (2) oil circulation zones for a total of (14) zones
  • Vibration dampening pads provided to absorb mechanical energy for overall system protection
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Fixed stops for dimensional tolerance control
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Dwell capability
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing: 76 IPM; Return: 94 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