Beckwood Press Company offers its hydraulic tank head forming press with a multi-ram design. Beckwood's Tank Head Forming Press can be customized for a wide range of specifications, including tonnage, bed size, speed and stroke. The press is equipped with independently controlled clamp and draw rams and features a customer specified bed cushion.
The bed cushion can be engineered for standard or dynamic cushion control per the user's requirements. The dynamic cushion control includes independent travel zones, utilizing a recipe function on a PLC interface. Beckwood recently delivered one of their new Hydraulic Tank Head Forming Presses with 1000 ton capacity. In addition to the draw ram, the press is equipped with a 170 ton capacity clamp ram and a 70 in x 70 in bed, all featuring bolsters with holes precision machined on center. The 4-post press features a 200 ton capacity, 24 in stroke bed cushion for added precision. It utilizes heavy duty tie-rod construction and features a 37 in stroke. Joystick controls are provided for controlling the drawing, clamping, and bed cushion rams. www.beckwoodpress.com
Manufacturer of Hypertherm Plasma and OMAX Waterjet Products is Now Hypertherm Associates
The name change more accurately reflects the company’s evolution to a multi-technology provider of industrial cutting solutions.
New Service Established to Rebuild Tool Holders Throughout North America
By investing and bringing this capability to the United States, INDEX expects to cut lead times for rebuilds by 50-to-70 percent.