Engineering Specification, 700 ton Gag Press (O/No. 60620)

700 ton Gag Press (O/No. 60620)

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Specification:700 ton gag press
Process:Straightening of rolled steel beams and column sections
Construction:Horizontal ‘Open Gap’ type with the ram power being supplied to the reciprocating beam by hydraulically actuated wedge action
Main Characteristics:Effective power of the reciprocating beam237 tonf
Stroke of the reciprocating beam6″ (plus clearance in back position)
Number of turnover rams2
Power of turnover rams3 tonf each (net)
Stroke of turnover rams1′ 10″
Power of anvil lifting rams4.8 tonf (gross)
Stroke of anvil lifting rams5 off x 2′ 6″
1 off x 4′ 0″
Maximum daylight3′ 8″
Floor level to pass height2′ 5 3/4″
Pass height to ram centre line6″
Bed face to pass height i.e. top of rollers3/8″
Anvil centres11′ 0″ max. 2′ 6″ min.
Beam adjustment3′ 6″
Diameter of feed rollers13″ dia.
Length of feed rollers4′ 0″
Centre of feed rollers3′ 9″
Overall Dimensions:Length x width x height35′ 0″ x 22′ 0″ x 13′ 6″
Height above floor level10′ 9″
Working Pressure:4500 psi
Medium:High grade mineral oil600 gal supply
Accumulator:One – 5 gallon piston type with one – 250 litre air back-up vessel giving +/- 5% pressure variation
Pump Units:Two – 5H430/5H430 Towler Electraulic patent high speed pumps delivering 88 gal/m, @4480 psi, running at 1440 rpm,
Controls:Servo operated mitre seated valves with remote control for ‘auto’ or ‘hand’ working & including hand lever operated ‘inching’ of the main ram.  Remote ‘forward’ and ‘reverse’ pushbutton control of all press ancillaries

This specification was kindly provided by Rhodes Interform

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