Hydraulic Press counteracts off-center loading problems.

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Hydraulic Press features hot proportional horizontal-axis control with high-speed valving and dual linear transducers for closed-loop parallelism control. It measures 36 x 120 in. and has 230 ton capacity. Press is equipped with 8 5/8 in. diameter guide bushings, 30 in. long ram slide bushings for over 3200 sq in. of guidance, and 1 x 16 in. vertical beams that are attached to counteract off-center loading stress.



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Beckwood Designs 3rd Generation Off-Center Loading Hydraulic Presses


ST. LOUIS, MO - Beckwood Press Company now offers a hydraulic press solution for applications with off-center loading problems. Progressive and standard punch/die applications are often off-center loaded and result in an out of parallel condition that is harmful to the tooling and the press. Beckwood has value engineered 5 presses for a tier one automotive supplier specifically to counteract these off-center loading problems.

Their latest hydraulic presses include a more advanced control and enhanced design for maximum product efficiency. Beckwood uses the latest in hot proportional horizontal axis control with high speed valving and dual linear transducers for closed loop
parallelism control. Their most recently produced off-center loaded press is the 3rd generation for this supplier and involves a 230-ton hydraulic press with dimensions of 36" x 120". It is equipped with 8 5/8" diameter guide bushings, 30" long ram slide bushings for over 3200 square inches of guidance and 1" x 16" vertical beams that are attached to counteract off-center loading stress.

Beckwood Press Company is a leading manufacturer of custom built hydraulic presses and automated cellular production systems for all industrial applications. The company has recently celebrated their 26th year anniversary and updated their hydraulic press web
site at www.beckwoodpress.com.

Contact: Michael Riehn

800-737-0111 (ext. 105)

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