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 power||2500 tonf|
|main ram stroke||4′ 6″|
|Combined power of drawback rams||200 tonf|
|Size of container||11″ bore x 4′ 2″ long|
|Capacity of container – hard lead||1900 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 rams||3|
|Dia. of rams||7/8″ dia.|
|Crankshaft speed||500 rpm|
|Max. working pressure||6000 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 travel||3″/min|
|Duration of extrusion over 4′ 0″ travel||16 minutes|
This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform