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Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood Partners with Siemens to Produce Hydraulic Press, QDC Workcells

Oct 11, 2017

Machine builder develops fully automated die handling system with 15,000-pound capacity to load and unload presses with staging tables for continuous production; die change time reduced from two hours to ten minutes

Beckwood Corporation in Fenton, Missouri (St. Louis) is a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems and the Triform line of precision forming... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

SP Series Air-over-Oil Filter Presses weigh 950 to 17,500 kg.

Oct 07, 2017

SP Series Air-over-Oil Filter Presses are operated by using a compressed air hose at 6 to 8 bar. Units are equipped with a pneumatically driven high-pressure pump which delivers hydraulic pressure of 400 bar. Products measure 1.94 x 0.69 x 1.27 m to 9.68 x 1.43 x 1.99 m dimensions and offer two-handed control option. Devices come with a filter area of 6.5 to 226.4 m² and volume of 69.4 up to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood to Supply High-Speed Punching Press to Dahlstrom Roll Form

Sep 08, 2017

St. Louis, MO - Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of precision forming equipment, has been awarded a contract by Dahlstrom Roll Form to design and manufacture a 75-ton high-speed punching press. This will be Dahlstrom’s fourth custom Beckwood press since 2002. Previous machinery includes 58- and 140-ton... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Xpert 40 Press Brake is used in automatic and manual bending.

Aug 26, 2017

Enabling user to process large orders using automated bending cell, the Xpert 40 Press Brake with robotic mobile bending cell automatically aligns itself with press brake. Unit can be installed by simply placing automation unit in front of the press brake.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Wabash and Carver at International Elastomer Conference

Aug 10, 2017

Wabash MPI and Carver, Inc., premier manufacturers of molding presses, will be highlighting their full line of presses from .5 to 1200 tons for laboratory and production applications at the 2017 International Elastomer Conference in Booth No. 708. The exhibit will feature Wabash and Carver presses with the latest technology and options. The International Elastomer Conference is held from... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood to Supply 800-Ton Triple-Action Press for Aerospace Manufacturer Weldmac

Aug 03, 2017

St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of precision forming equipment, has been awarded a contract by Weldmac Manufacturing Company to produce a custom 800-ton triple-action press which will be used to form high-strength alloys for the aerospace and defense industry.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

IS32 InfraStake Module comes with improved reflective surface geometries.

Aug 03, 2017

IS32 InfraStake Module is used for staking plastic parts in automotive interiors and door panels, electronics and automotive lighting applications. Equipped with linear potentiometer for measuring the punch position to ensure precise measurement of boss height, module comes with InfraStake integration software.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Rotary Press is equipped with peel away liners.

Jul 28, 2017

Capable of performing several separate functions, Rotary Press can execute multi-layer lamination. Unit helps to cut the materials in two directions. Product is suitable for adhesives and plastic applications and can remove scraps.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Tool Changing Press Brakes come with stroke of 11.8 in.

Jul 21, 2017

Available in ToolCell 220/30 Plus and ToolCell 220/40 Plus models, Tool Changing Press Brakes deliver up to 240 tons of bending force. Capable of handling bend lengths of 120 in. and 157 in., unit features integrated tool changer and tool storage system. Embedded with TOUCH-B control, products come in height of 22.4 in. Equipped with laser scanners, press brakes uses profile LVD tooling such... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multicyl Introduces Press Packages for Modular Tooling

Jul 20, 2017

At Multicyl. we recognize the value that modular tooling like the Unipunch system brings to manufacturing companies. Not only do we have a working knowledge of the Unipunch catalog such that we can help with tooling selection and questions, but we now offer a full range of standard Multicyl “Press in a Box™” packages to work with specific tools from the Unipunch product line. Shown is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Xpert 80 Press Brake offers bending speeds up to 25 mm/ sec.

Jun 28, 2017

Offering bending length of five ft and press capacity of 88 US tons, Xpert 80 Press Brake comes with footprint of 10 sq ft. Equipped with ByMotion drive control, unit features upper beam and back gauges. Enabling users to bend three times as many parts with compact machine, product can process parts up to bending length of 5 ft and maximum thickness of ¾ of in. Xpert 80 provides flexible job... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fagioli uses Hydra-Side HT500 to Replace Pipe Bending Machine

May 25, 2017

Houston, Texas-based Fagioli Inc. used its 500-ton capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove a 230,000-lb. pipe bending machine and replace it with a spare system.

Fagioli accepted a scope of work to remove the existing machine from a pit, slide it to a loading area, load it onto a hydraulic trailer and repeat the operation in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

LTP-250 Micro-Press™ can be operated with or without dual temperature controller.

May 02, 2017

Used for applying heat and pressure to materials, LTP-250 Micro-Press™ features 75 mm x 75 mm platen area. Having heating temperature range ambient to 350°C, unit offers 680 Kg maximum applied force. Termperature control of each platen is done using dual temperature controller.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Auto Series Plus Hydraulic Laboratory Presses feature 7 in. color touch screen.

Apr 01, 2017

Designed with enhanced platen temperature control, auto-tuning and ramp heating capability, Auto Series Plus Hydraulic Laboratory Presses can store up to 250 recipes, recipe preview and optional data logging for cycle parameters. Used in quality control and research development for destructive testing, molding, laminating and fluid extraction, units are available with 15 to 48 tons of clamping... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood to Supply Hydraulic Deep Draw Press to Columbia Metal Spinning

Mar 25, 2017

Columbia Metal Spinning, a leader in the production of precision metal spun and deep drawn parts, has awarded Beckwood Press Company a contract to produce a custom 450-ton hydraulic deep draw press. Scheduled for completion in August 2017, the technologically-advanced machinery will expand Columbia Metal Spinning’s large-diameter draw forming capabilities and supplement their existing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Triform Continues Growth in India, Partners with Leading Aerospace Supplier for Multi-Machine Package

Mar 25, 2017

An India-based aerospace supplier was looking to expand their capacity to meet the increasing demands of their customers which include Boeing and Airbus. They approached Beckwood with an interest in the Triform line of sheet hydroforming and stretch forming equipment to fulfill several newly awarded contracts. Beckwood is the only OEM in the world able to provide such a diverse mix of forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

PPI Helps Auto Parts Manufacturer Make Large DCPD Truck Hoods

Feb 03, 2017

GREENSBURG, PA – An automotive parts manufacturer in Mexico wanted to make 50-pound hoods for large over-the-road trucks using Metton® liquid molding resin, which is composed of two, low-viscosity DCPD streams injected into a closed mold.

The challenge: How to deliver shot sizes up to 5,000 grams/second, while insuring that no air entered the system and all key processing parameters... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

XFT 2500 Speed Press comes with FEIN monitoring technology.

Dec 23, 2016

Designed with increased stiffness, XFT 2500 Speed Press is equipped with strong knuckle joints. Suitable for parts made of high-tensile materials up to 8 mm thicknesses with more than 100 strokes per minute, unit features FEIN monitoring technology. Offering up to 3000 kN press force at the tip, XFT 2500 ensure high productivity and quality for fine blanking parts.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Micro-Press operates with/without dual temperature controller.

Dec 03, 2016

Able to have precise temperature control of each platen, Pneumatic LTP-250 Micro-Press can be operated manually or use software to control. Unit has heating temperature range of 350°C with maximum applied force of 1500 Ib. Having platen area of 3.0" x 3.0", product can be applied in lab testing, laminating, materials research and can also be custom made.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Viega Hosts Nearly 200 at National Manufacturing Day Event at McPherson Manufacturing Campus

Dec 02, 2016

MCPHERSON, Kan. – November 2016 – Viega LLC hosted a National Manufacturing Day event, attended by nearly 200, at its manufacturing campus in McPherson, Kan.

The event featured tours of both manufacturing facilities, including its brand new MegaPress production facility, along with a career fair and lunch.

“Viega is proud to be part of the growing manufacturing process in... Read More