460 Ton Gib-Guided Bulldozer Press also called a side-acting or horizontal press
Tonnage460
ApplicationBending & Straightening
IndustryAerospace
Frame StyleGib-Guided
Special Features• 8-point gib guidance system
• Part loading backstop
Intended UseUsed to form aluminum extrusions (wing stringers) for the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • 46” x 108” table extension on the exit side of the press provides a part locating backstop for accuracy
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically controlled fan motor
  • Equipped with Beckwood’s exclusive regeneration circuit for fast approach and retract modes
  • Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 63 IPM, Pressing: 16 IPM, Return: 66 IPM

Learn more about Bending/Straightening, 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