340 Ton Hydraulic Ring Expander, triform ring expander
Tonnage340
ApplicationRing Expanding, Forming
IndustryAerospace
Frame StyleNon-traditional
Special Features• Central Lubrication System
Intended UseUsed to expand rings for an aerospace manufacturer

Custom Features:

  • Draw Bar Pull: 680,000 lbs. (340 US Tons)
  • HPU System Pressure at 340 Tons: 2,900 psi
  • Minimum inside diameter before expansion: 15”; maximum inside diameter: 47”
  • Maximum height of product: 10”
  • 12 steel alloy jaws; minimum jaw diameter: 15”; jaw height: 10”; maximum diameter jaw travel: 3.125”
  • Replaceable wear pads between jaw segments and draw cone
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Central lubrication system

Learn more about 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