Engineering Specification, 1750 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 62220)

1750 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/No. 62220)

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Specification:1750 ton horizontal, four-coumn type, extrusion press with moving container, horizontal die slide and downstroking saw
Process:For the extrusion of solid copper and brass extrusions
Main Characteristics:Number of main rams1
Main ram power1684 tonf
Stroke of main ram5′ 3″
Number of approach/return rams2
Approach ram power95 tonf
Return ram power93 tonf
Number of container rams2
Container ram sealing power175 tonf
Container ram unsealing power350 tonf
Stroke of container ram3′ 9″
Billet size8″ x 27 1/2″ long max.
Container liner bore8 1/4″ dia.
Container Heating:Thermostatically controlled induction heating up to 450 degrees Ct
Die assembly:Horizontal sliding type, with facility for alternative method of sawing
Overall dimensions:39′ 3″ long x 10′ 6″ wide (clearing) x 12′ 0″ high (press only) approx.
Weight (net):110 tons, total estimated (press only including tools, piping and excluding pump units)
Working pressure:4480 psi
Medium:High grade mineral oil
Controls:Towler solenoid pilot operated valves with remote electrical control giving ‘cyclic’, ‘semi-automatic’ and ‘hand’ working
Pump Units:Battery of Towler ‘Electraulic’ patent high speed pumps, motors and starters
Tanks:Two 1200 gallon prefill and pump supply tanks charged to 20 psi.

This specification was kindly supplied by Rhodes Interform

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