380 Ton 4-Post Rubber Pad Press used for aerospace forming
Tonnage380
ApplicationRubber Pad Forming
IndustryAerospace
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Fully encapsulated rubber pad box
• 16”-diameter forming area
Intended UseUsed to form miscellaneous sheet metal parts for the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • 16-inch forming chamber; ideal for low-volume, high-mix production
  • Fully encapsulated rubber pad box traps the rubber during forming, preventing it from extruding outside of the work area
  • Rubber pads act as top tool, eliminating need for mated dies
  • Easily moved with fork lift slots in the base
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically controlled fan motor
  • Low level float switch and high temperature shut down switch
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Approach 38 IPM; Pressing 10 IPM; Return 55 IPM
  • Light curtains guarding the front and rear openings of the press
  • (4) chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity

Learn more about Pad Forming, 4-Post/4-Column 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