Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools
Link Motion Presses have S-frame design for rigidity.
Press Release Summary:
August 25, 2005 - Single-point unitized frame straightside machines are offered in 3 models with capacities from 110-200 metric tons. Suited for those who need to run close-tolerance progressive dies, stamping presses feature 2-stage planetary gear transmission and link motion with 45% slide velocity slowdown during working portion of stroke. S-frame utilizes one-piece frame side plates with reinforcements, providing zero angular deflection under loads up to max press capacity.
Original Press Release
Amada Introduces New "S-Frame" Link Motion Presses
Press release date: August 17, 2005
Amada Presses are distributed and serviced exclusively in North America by The Minster Machine Company.
The "S-frame" has been designed specifically in response to demands from stampers who expressed the need to run close-tolerance progressive dies, but who require more rigidity than that afforded in a traditional "C-frame" gap presses.
The "S-frame" utilizes one-piece frame side plates with special reinforcements to provide zero angular deflection under loads up to maximum press capacity. In comparisons made between 200-ton "S-frame" and 200-ton standard Amada "C" frame gap press, the "S-frame" reduces bed deflection by up to 35 percent compared to standard Amada "C-frame" presses. In addition, vertical stretch between the slide face and bolster by up to 30 percent. Front-to-back and left-to-right off center loading characteristics are also improved by up to 40 percent.
In conjunction with Amada's exclusive high-energy two-stage planetary gear transmission and link motion with 45 percent slide velocity slowdown during the working portion of the stroke, the new "S-frame" machines offer stampers the performance and accuracy of a single point unitized frame straightside machine.
Benefits provided by "S-frame" machines include: Increased part accuracy, longer tooling life, higher production speeds, and reductions in punch breakthrough, reverse tonnage, operating noise and vibration. All presses are built to exceed JIS Class 1 accuracy standards.
The "S-frame" presses are equipped with Amada's new color touch screen-equipped press control to provide simple operation and easy integration with auxiliary equipment used in coil-fed progressive die stamping.
For additional information contact your Minster representative or Minster direct at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-628-2331.