Engineering Specification, 2500 ton Lead Cable Sheathing Press (O/No. 6740/55)

2500 ton Lead Cable Sheathing Press (O/No. 6740/55)

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Specification:2500 ton self-contained hydraulic lead cable sheathing press
Process:For sheathing lead cables 10mm to 100 mm over the lead sheath
Construction:The press is to be of the four-column type, downstroking with a fixed die box
Main Characteristics:Main ram power2500 tonf
main ram stroke4′ 6″
Combined power of drawback rams200 tonf
Size of container11″ bore x 4′ 2″ long
Capacity of container – hard lead1900 lbs
Max. Working Pressure:6000 psi
Pumps:Two – horizontal ‘Fielding’ H2 1/2, totally enclosed, pressure lubricated type, each pump having the following characteristics:
Number of rams3
Dia. of rams7/8″ dia.
Stroke2 1/2″
Crankshaft speed500 rpm
Max. working pressure6000 psi
One of these pumps is to be fitted with a vee belt drive and is to run at the constant speed of 500 rpm and the other pump is to be fitted with a variable reduction gear and is to be run at 500 rpm at a max. speed whilst the minimum speed would be about 1/6th of this
Press Speed:Normal speed of main ram travel3″/min
Duration of extrusion over 4′ 0″ travel16 minutes

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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