400 Ton Fully Automated Compression Molding Press, with heated and cooled platens, press with conveyor system.
Tonnage400
ApplicationCompression Molding, Automation
IndustryConsumer Products
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Belt Conveyor System
• Active Leveling Control
• Heated & Cooled Platens
Intended UseUsed to form rubber mats for the flooring industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 6” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Belt conveyor system provided for loading, indexing through the press, and unloading the material
  • (3) 3” x 78” x 130” heated platens: (2) in pressing area and (1) on the bed, on the exit side
  • Multiple zones of temperature control for ultimate uniformity
  • Exit side of the press is equipped with (1) 3” x 78” x 130” water cooled platen, underneath the belt conveyor
  • Four-axis Active Leveling Control (ALC) for precision bed to ram parallelism
  • Crown mounted power system and reservoir with mezzanine access
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Ram Speeds: Pressing: 35 IPM, Return: 69 IPM

Learn more about Compression Molding, 4-Post/4-Column Presses, Consumer Products forming, and Automation in our Hydraulic Press Handbook.

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