1000 Ton 10-Post Heated Compression Molding Press, 1000 ton 10 post heated platen press
ApplicationCompression Molding
IndustryAerospace; Automotive
Frame StyleNon-Traditional: 10-Post
Special Features• Multi-zone heated platens
• Up-acting
• Photo eye technology
• Die Rollers
Intended UseUsed for heated compression molding by a leading supplier of honeycomb panels

Custom Features:

  • (5) zones of force control, each consisting of (2) hydraulic cylinders
  • Up-acting ram equipped with (1) 44”x144” solid plate surface that serves as a mounting surface for lower heated platen
  • (10) 6.6” diameter oversized ram guide bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Photo eye technology provided for each force zone to sense the presence of tooling and automatically activate the appropriate force zone(s)
  • 44” x 140” hot oil heated platens with multiple zones of temperature control for ultimate uniformity
  • Wardcraft High-Temp Tee-Lift Roller system with appropriate pneumatic controls provided for Quick Die Change
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Approach: 19 IPM; Pressing: 3.8 IPM; Return: 18 IPM
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler

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