Engineering Specification, 3500 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 61360)

3500 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 61360)

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Process:Extrusion of solid nimonic steel sections and hollow sections from pre-drilled and scalped billets
Type:Horizontal, four column type with external mandrel moving gear, moving container, rotating die and bolster tables and downstroking saw
Press Characteristics:Power and Stroke
Two approach rams80 tonf x 4′ 6″
Two main rams3217 tonf x 4′ 6″
Two return rams197 tonf x 4′ 6″
One mandrel moving ram250 tonf x 6′ 3″
One container ram – unsealing & sealing300 tonf x 2′ 6″
Container Size (max):9 1/4″ bore x 20″ long
Container Heating:Thermostatically controlled electrical induction heating up to 350 degrees C – loading 60 KW (approx.)
Die Assembly:Revolving table with two die positions and with matching bolster table and suitable for sticker removal
Overall Dimensions:46′ 8″ x 10’0″ x 19′ 0″ high
Weight:310 tons estimated gross
Working Pressure:2 tonf/sq. inch
Medium:High grade mineral oil
Tanks:One – 700 gallon pre-filling tank
One – 6000 gallon pump supply tank
Pump Units:One – battery of Towler high-speed pumps comprising: –
Eight – type F3 pumps, each having three discharges of 218 cu. in/s, up to 4500 psi when running at 1440 rpm
The above pumps are mounted in pairs on four fabricated mild steel bedplates, each pair being coupled to a 1000 HP double-shaft motor
One – type 5H300/5H300/A1/2 and One – type 2H1112/2H112 mounted on a fabricated mild steel bedplate and coupled to a 140 HP double-shaft motor
One – type L.61 low-pressure pump, flange-mounted to a 5 HP foot and flange-mounted motor

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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