230 Ton 4-Post Compression Molding Press for automotive manufacturing with bellows
ApplicationCompression Molding
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Nylon Bellow Cylinder Sleeves
Intended UseUsed to form insulated hood liners for the automotive industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 5” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Light curtains guarding the front opening of the press; bolt on expanded metal guarding on the sides and rear of the press
  • Crown mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically controlled fan motor
  • Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 127 IPM, Pressing: 32 IPM, Return: 132 IPM
  • Neoprene / Nylon Bellow accordion style zip-on protective sleeves provided to protect the exposed cylinder rods

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