400 Ton 4-Post Rubber Pad Press, large press used for aerospace
Tonnage400
ApplicationRubber Pad Forming
IndustryAerospace
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Fully encapsulated rubber pad box
• Bed shuttle
Intended UseUsed to form miscellaneous sheet metal parts for the aerospace industry

Custom Features:

  • Fully encapsulated rubber pad box traps the rubber during forming, preventing it from extruding outside of the work area
  • 15” thick urethane pad allows forming up to a 5”-tall form block
  • (4) 6” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • Bolt on expanded metal guards with safety interlocks cover the side openings
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Ram Speeds: Approach: 60 IPM, Pressing: 20 IPM, Return: 29 IPM
  • 38” x 60” Bed shuttle for loading and unloading through the front opening of the press

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