beckwood press 4 post thermal transfer press
ApplicationThermal Transfer Molding, Compression Molding, Assembly
IndustryAerospace & Defnese
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• Electrically-Heated Platens
• Dual Shuttle System
• Motion Sensing Safety Mats
Intended UseUsed for thermal transfer molding of rubber

Custom Features:

  • (4) 7” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance
    and rigidity
  • (3) 30” x 30” electric-heated platens with multiple zones of temperature control for ultimate uniformity
  • Platen channels provided in the lower platens to allow for cooling of the platen temperature
  • Automated dual shuttle system with 46” of travel on each side for continuous production
  • Skid mounted power system and reservoir
  • Kidney loop filter/cooler circuit with thermostatically-controlled water-oil heat exchanger
  • Bolt on expanded metal guarding cover the side openings; light curtains protect the front and rear openings
  • Safety mats around both shuttles stop shuttle motion when contacted
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Fast Approach: 116 IPM; Pressing: 29 IPM; Return: 121 IPM

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