450 Ton 8 point Gib-Guided Forming Press with quick die change
Tonnage450
ApplicationGeneral Forming
IndustryConsumer Products
Frame StyleGib-Guided
Special Features• 8-Point Gib Guidance System
• ANSI B11.2 Compliant
• Quick Die Change System
• Vibration Dampening Pads
Intended UseUsed to form aluminum rafter squares

Custom Features:

  • 60”x100” magnetic bed and ram platens provided for clamping the tool to the upper and lower bolsters
  • 8-point square gib guidance system minimizes lateral movement under load
  • Conforms to ANSI Hydraulic Power Press Safety Standard B11.2
  • Light curtains guarding the front and rear openings of the press; bolt on expanded metal guarding on the
    sides of the press
  • Interlocking safety die blocks for maintenance and tool change
  • Hydraulic die lifters and die consoles facilitate quick die change
  • Vibration dampening pads provided to absorb mechanical energy for overall system protection
  • Crown mounted power system and reservoir
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 394 IPM, Pressing: 45 IPM, Return: 411 IPM
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically controlled fan motor

Learn more about General Forming, Gib-Guided/Straight-Sided Presses, Consumer Products forming, Quick Die Change Systems, and Press Safety Systems 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