Engineering Specification, 1800 ton Carbon Extrusion Press (O/No. 6700/55)

1800 ton Carbon Extrusion Press (O/No. 6700/55)

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Specification:1800 ton Carbon Extrusion Press
Construction:press of the tilting container type
Main Characteristics:Main ram power1770 tonf
Power of power-saving rams82 tonf
Power of drawback rams130 tonf
Stroke10′ 2″
Tamping power900 tonf
Power of tamping return rams50 tonf
Stroke6′ 0″
Container turning ram power33 tonf
Container turning return ram power33 tonf
Stroke7′ 3″
Container locking ram power14 tonf
Stroke6″
Container bore40″ dia.
Container length9′ 0″
Daylight between thrust rod and container face1′ 2″
Daylight between tamping head and container face2′ 0″
Dimensions:Approx. 52′ 6″ long x 14′ 0″ wide x 28′ 9″ above floor level
Approx. depth of pit4′ 0″
Working Pressure:3500 psi
Medium:High grade mineral oil
Pumps:Four – ‘Fielding’ B2 high speed radial pumps of the infinitely variable delivery type, each pump giving an output of 0-32 gal/m @ 3500 psi. Total combined output 128 gal/m
Fraser Deri-Sine Booster or pressure retaining pump giving an output of 1 gal/m @ 300psi
Motors:Four – G.E.C. 80 HP x 1460 rpm, 400/440 volts, 3 phase, 50 Hz, totally enclosed, fan cooled, squirrel cage motors
Starters:Four – ‘Ellison’ 80 HP, 400/440 volts, 3 phase, 50 Hz, 3 wire, 200 amps, direct-on-line starters

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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