Engineering Specification, 1000 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 58090)

1000 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 58090)

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Specification:1000 ton self-contained direct-pumped horizontal extrusion press
Process:Extrusion of copper and brass solids
Main Characteristics:Main ram total power and stroke980 tonf25″5′ 0″0 – 1.05 in/s
Approach rams total power and stroke40 tonf3 5/8″5′ 0″14″
Drawback rams total power and stroke216 tonf11′ 1/2″ /8″5′ 0″12.5 in/s
Container sealing power and stroke100 tonf11′ 1/2″ /8″3′ 6″10 in/s
Container unsealing power and stroke100/200 tonf x 3′ 6″11 1/2″3′ 6″10 and 5 in/s
Container liner bore5 1/8″
Billet size5″ x 24″ long
Container Heating:Thermostatically controlled induction heating up to 450 degrees C
Die Assembly:Horizontal sliding type with pneumatic clamps for alternative method of sawing and discard ejection
Columns:Four 8″ dia.
Column Centres:Centres 3′ 4″ x 3′ 4″
Overall Dimensions:32′ 6″ x 13′ 0″ x 6′ 9″ at floor level
32′ 6″ x 13′ 0″ x 11′ 0″ at platform level
Total weight of the press;65 tons including pumps, motors, piping, etc.

This specification was kindly supplied by Rhodes Interform

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