500 Ton Gib-Guided Drawing and Blanking Press
Tonnage500
ApplicationPunching/Blanking, Deep Drawing
IndustryAerospace
Frame StyleGib-Guided
Special Features• 8 point gib guidance system
• Part ejector cylinder
• Programmable bed cushion
Intended UseUsed to both deep draw & blank various parts for use in the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • 8-point square gib-guidance system minimizes lateral movement under load
  • 5 to 125 ton bed cushion featuring dynamic control through four (4) travel zones
  • Part ejector cylinder on press center
  • Programmable 200 ton, 10” stroke active dampening system aids off-center-loaded applications and reduces breakthrough shock
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 882 IPM; Pressing; 0-52 IPM; Return: 919
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric water/oil heat exchanger
  • Light curtain guards the front & rear openings; bolt-on expanded metal guards cover side openings

Learn more about Drawing, Punching/Blanking, Gib-Guided/Straight-Sided Presses, and Aerospace forming 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