A 1,000-ton hydraulic press used in a coining operation for forgings is one example of Greenerd Press & Machine Co.’s (Nashua, NH) hydraulic press and automation capabilities. Sized for 110 tons per square foot and featuring a 30-inch-by-30-inch bed, the press is gib-guided to handle off-center loading. A safety light curtain package is also provided.
Presses are available in a variety of styles ranging from gap frame and straight-side to die-spotting and forging presses, with unlimited size and tonnage capabilities. As a Tier 1 industrial authorized robot system integrator of FANUC America, Greenerd has a long tradition of designing, engineering, and manufacturing customized hydraulic presses with product-handling solutions. Its access to all Fanuc robot models, training, and support enables the company to provide automation solutions in short time frames.
Complete, fully integrated production systems include raw material feeding systems. Robotic solutions include loading/unloading the press, the ability to perform an optional secondary part manipulation or process, automated inspection of parts, and stacking finished products for downstream processes. Automation can also encompass part inspection systems ranging from small sensors to complex camera inspections, and temperature monitoring/control of press and nonpress-related systems. Streaming critical production data to and from the press is also offered.
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