Engineering Specification,1600 ton (1790 U.S. ton) Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/Nos. 63230, 64070, 64200)

1600 ton (1790 U.S. ton) Horizontal Extrusion Press (O/Nos. 63230, 64070, 64200)

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Specification:1600 ton (1790 U.S. ton) horizontal, package type, extrusion press
Process:For the production of solid  and hollow aluminium extrusions
Construction:Inverted three-column, package type
Main Characteristics:Total press power1600 tonf
Low-tonnage power1460 tonf
Dia. of main ram37″
Stroke of main ram66″
Main ram return power78 tonf
Container stripping power188 tonf
Container sealing power129 tonf
Vertical shear power (shearing)44 tonf
Vertical shear power (return)23 tonf
Die slide out power20 tonf
Die slide in power7 tonf
Range of billet diameters6″ to 8 1/2″ dia.
Billet length (maximum)26″
Length of container27 1/4″
Speeds:Advance900 in/m
Extrusion (at rated tonnage)46 in/m
       ”        (at low tonnage)51 in/m
Return speed936 in/m
Working pressure:3000 psi
Medium:High grade mineral oil
Pumping Equipment:Two main pumps, each 100 gal/m @3000 psi.Oilgear DV 15025
One Dynex auxiliary piston pump 2 gal/m @4500 psiType PF-6006-12-00
One Vickers Sperry Rand double-pump 15 gal/m @ 300 psi. and 7 gal/m @ 500 psi.Type V3234-24-11W-1AA-S214
Motors:Two – 200 HP x 985 rpm. drip proof, squirrel cage
One – 15 HP double-shaft x 960 rpm. drip proof, squirrel cage
Starters:Main – Automatic air-break star/delta starters
Auxiliary – One – 15 HP direct-on-line starters
Voltage:400/440 volts, 3 phase, 50 Hz

This specification was kindly supplied by Rhodes Interform

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