ApplicationCompression Molding; Composite Forming
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Quick Die Change System
• Multi-zone pressure Control
• Pre-preventive Maintenance System
Intended UseUsed to form composite material into Thermoplastic Laminate Brackets for the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 4” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Swing-in, hydraulically actuated die clamps and hydraulic die lifters to facilitate quick die change
  • (3) zones of pressure control for improved accuracy
  • Light curtains guarding the front and rear openings of the press
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Equipped with Beckwood’s Pre-Preventive Maintenance system (PPM) to eliminate unplanned downtime
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 50-469 IPM; Pressing: 5-44 IPM; Slow Open: 60-660 IPM; Fast Return: 60-660 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