500 Ton Gib-Guided Hot Forging Press
ApplicationHot Forging
Frame StyleGib-Guided
Special Features• 8-Point Gib Guidance system
• Variable Frequency Drive
• Recipe Handling
• Programmable Speed Control
• Pre-fill Circuit
Intended UseUsed for manufacturing media grinding balls in the mining industry

Forging Press Custom Features:

  • 8-point square gib-guidance system minimizes lateral movement under load
  • Used to hot forge parts in the mining industry
  • Parker SSD Variable Frequency Drive for increased energy efficiency & control
  • Prefill circuit for improved energy efficiency & speed
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Approach: 0-274 IPM; Pressing: 0-75 IPM; Return: 365 IPM
  • Dwell Capability
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Light curtains guard the front & rear openings; bolt-on expanded metal guards cover side openings

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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