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470 TON DOWN-ACTING FOUR POST HYDRAULIC PRESS - THE CUSTOMER NEEDED A RELATIVELY FAST PRESS TO MOLD CERAMIC PARTS. THE FIRST TWO PICTURES SHOW WHAT WE STARTED WITH. THE UPGRADES INCLUDED:
  1. REMOVED MAIN RAM AND HAD IT POLISHED.
  2. INSTALLED NEW RAM SEAL.
  3. INSTALLED NEW SIDE PULL-BACK CYLINDERS.
  4. INSTALLED NEW HYDRAULIC VALVE PACKAGE.
  5. INSTALLED NEW ""KIDNEY"" CIRCUIT FOR CONTINUOUS COOLING AND FILTERING OF THE OIL.
  6. INSTALLED NEW ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEM WITH AN AB MICROLOGIC 1200 CONTROLLER; LIGHT CURTAINS FRON AND REAR; PEDESTAL PALM STATIONS FRONT AND REAR WITH A SELECTOR SWITCH FOR ONE OR TWO OPERATORS.
  7. INSTALLED RUBBER BELLOWS TO PROTECT TIE RODS AND CYLINDERS FROM CERAMIC DUST.
  8. PAINTED PER CUSTOMER SPECIFICATIONS.
  9. TEST RUN PRIOR TO SHIPPING.
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2500 TON UP-ACTING FOUR POST HYDRAULIC PRESS - THE CUSTOMER NEEDED A PRESS CAPABLE OF GENERATING UP TO 5 MILLION POUNDS OF FORCE TO PERFORM GOVERNMENT REQUIRED LOAD AND FRICTION TESTS TO A TRANSPORTATION RELATED PRODUCT. THE FIRST PICTURE SHOWS WHAT WE STARTED WITH. THE UPGRADES INCLUDED:
  1. HAD NEW TIE RODS INSTALLED TO INCREASE THE DAYLIGHT FROM 6 INCH TO 36 INCH.
  2. INSTALLED NEW MAIN RAM SEAL.
  3. DESIGNED AND BUILT A NEW 5000 PSI HYDRAULIC SYSTEM INCORPORATING OILGEAR PRESSURE COMPENSATED PUMPS; A COOLING AND FILTERING CIRCUIT; A PNEUMATIC HIGH PRESSURE BALL VALVE (ZERO LEAK); A LEVEL/TEMPERATURE SAFETY SWITCH; ETC....
  4. DESIGNED AND BUILT A NEW ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEM WITH AN ALLEN-BRADLEY MICROLOGIX 1500; A PANEL-VIEW DISPLAY; THREE PRESSURE TRANSDUCERS FOR DATA CAPTURE AND GRAPHING; ETC....
  5. TIED IN TWO 10 INCH BORE CYLINDERS (WHICH WE REBUILT) INTO THE CIRCUIT TO BE USED FOR HORIZONTAL LOAD TESTS.
  6. PROVIDED CUSTOMER WITH HYDRAULIC AND ELECTRICAL SCHEMATICS.
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360 TON MOHLER DOWN-ACTING FOUR POST 40 X 42 HYDRAULIC PRESS. THE FIRST PICTURE SHOWS THE PRESS WHEN PURCHASED FROM AN AEROSPACE COMPANY. THE SECOND PICTURE SHOWS THE PRESS AFTER CLEANING AND PAINTING. THE CUSTOMER REQUIRED A PRESS WITH A RELATIVELY HIGH SPEED TO FORM METAL PARTS. BASED ON THEIR NEEDS THE FOLLOWING UPGRADES WERE DONE (IN LESS THAN 8 WEEKS!):
  1. WE HAD A NEW MAIN RAM MADE SLIGHTLY SHORTER THAN THE ORIGINAL TO INCREASE THE DAYLIGHT.
  2. REPLACED ORIGINAL SINGLE-ACTING SIDE CYLINDERS WITH NEW DOUBLE-ACTING CYLINDERS TO HELP MEET CUSTOMER'S SPEED AND TONNAGE REQUIREMENTS.
  3. DESIGNED AND INSTALLED A NEW HYDRAULIC MANIFOLD AND VALVE PACKAGE; INSTALLED OIL COOLER; ETC...
  4. DESIGNED AND INSTALLED NEW CONTROL SYSTEM WITH A SIEMENS P.L.C. (WITH PROFIBUS); LIGHT CURTAINS ON TWO SIDES; PALM BUTTON PEDESTAL; COMBINATION PRESSURE SWITCH AND DIGITAL TONNAGE DISPLAY; ETC...
  5. INSTALLED NEW SATIMA PNEUMATIC SAFETY.
  6. BUILT AND INSTALLED EXPANDED METAL GUARDS ON SIDES NOT PROTECTED WITH LIGHT CURTAINS.
  7. PAINTED TO CUSTOMER SPECIFICATIONS.
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600 TON UP-ACTING PRESS.
  1. THE MACHINE WAS PURCHASED BY AN AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER TO PARTS OUT OF A GOOD FIBER COMPOSITE MATERIAL.
  2. THE TWO HYDRAULIC CYLINDERS WERE DISASSEMBLED AND THE RODS WERE RE-METALIZED.
  3. THE HYDRAULIC UNIT WAS COMPLETELY REFURBISHED INCLUDING THE TWO VALV-TROL VALVES.
  4. A NEW ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEM WAS BUILT INCLUDING AN ALLEN-BRADLEY PLC, 14 TEMP CONTROLLERS AND THERMOCOUPLE JACKS, TWO PALM BUTTON STATIONS, FRONT AND REAR LIGHT CURTAINS, ETC... ALL PINCH POINTS WERE GUARDED.
  5. PAINTED TO CUSTOMER SPECIFICATIONS.
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A PAIR OF 250 TON PRESSES FOR A MANUFACTURER OF FOAM PRODUCTS.

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A PAIR OF 200 TON DOWN-ACTING PRESSES FOR A MANUFACTURER OF MOLDED POLYCARBON.

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A 200 TON DOWN-ACTING PRESS FOR A MANUFACTURER OF MOLDED FIBERGLASS.

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530 TON PRESS FOR R & D USE FOR MANUFACTURER OF COMPOSITE ARMOR

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530 TON PRESS

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