170 Ton Horizontal Compression Molding Press with side action injection molding ability
ApplicationInjection Molding, Composite Forming
Frame StyleNon-traditional
Special Features• Hydraulically-controlled actuating systems
Intended UseUsed to form composite railroad ties for the transportation industry

Custom Features:

  • 170-ton plunger ram consists of (1) 12” bore push cylinder and (2) 4” bore retract cylinders
  • 23” OD plunger x 69” stroke
  • (3) Hydraulically-controlled actuating systems
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Plunger Speeds: Fast Approach: 200 IPM, Compression: 42 IPM, Return: 257 IPM
  • Bronze wear support system in base of cylinder for support of plunger

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