Engineering Specification, 4500 ton Heavy Flanging & Dishing Press (O/No. 6260/55)

4500 ton Heavy Flanging & Dishing Press (O/No. 6260/55)

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Specification:The press is of the vertical upstroking multi-cylinder eight column type
Process:Designed for the dishing of heavy steel plates and for the production opf dished ends
Main Characteristics:Number of main rams11
Number of ejector rams17
Number of ejector rams supported from the bottom table10
Working space available on the moving table12′ 4″ x 26′ 8″
Maximum overall length of the moving table27′ 0″
Maximum overall width of the moving table over column guide brackets17′ 3″
Maximum column centres across moving table15′ 3″
Number of columns8
Diameter of columns16″ dia.
Maximum daylight between bolster faces on moving and top tables19′ 3″
Minimum daylight between bolster face on moving and top tables14′ 3″
Maximum overall height of press above floor level21′ 6″
Maximum depth of foundation pit31′ 9″
Working Pressure:Maximum working pressure4750 psi.
Mean working pressure4500 psi.
Minimum working pressure4250 psi.
Available power stops @ 4500 psi.Power saving ram200 tonf
Power-saving ram + two rams1080 tonf
Power-saving ram + four rams1960 tonf
Power-saving ram + six rams2840 tonf
Power-saving ram + eight rams3720 tonf
Power-saving ram + 10 rams4600 tonf
Speeds:Approach stroke on power-saving ram only9 in/s approx.
Pressing stroke speed adjustable from: –0 – 2 in/s
Return Speed9 in/s approx.
Ejector ram speed – idle approach stroke12 in/s approx.
Ejector ram speed – plate lifting stroke adjustable from0 – 2 in/s

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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