dual cavity compression molding press
ApplicationCompression Molding
IndustryConsumer Goods
Frame Style4-Post
Special Features• 2 dual shuttle systems for upper & lower cavity
• Water heated platens
Intended UseUsed to in a compression molding application to form recycled rubber into landscape edging for the consumer goods industry

Custom Features:

  • (4) 5” diameter chrome housing posts with graphite impregnated bronze bushings for superior ram guidance and rigidity
  • (2) 64” x 160” dual shuttles on each press facilitate continuous part loading & forming
  • (4) 64” x 80” working areas (two per cavity) with (2) side actuators to perform a pin assembly application
  • Platens heated up to 150-deg. F. by a closed-loop water system
  • Quick-die change hydraulic clamps on both cavities for tool mounting
  • 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 electric fan-powered oil cooler
  • Calculated Ram Speeds: Pressing 179 IPM; Return 322 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