Beckwood to Retrofit Draw Forming Press for Branch Mfg. Co.January 28, 2020
Beckwood Press Co., a St. Louis, MO-based provider of hydraulic and servo-electric presses, automation systems, and the Triform line of specialty forming equipment, has been chosen by Branch Mfg. Co., North Branch, MN, to retrofit a 40-year-old 750-ton straightside draw press. Features of this press include a 60 by 120-in. bed size, 24 in. of stroke and 48 in. of daylight.The scope of this project includes completely redesigning and replacing all hydraulic and electrical components, adding two cylinders with
25-in. stroke to achieve speed requirements, reinforcing the press’ structure to accommodate the new cylinders, and developing a custom HMI with recipe handling and data acquisition.
See also: Beckwood Press Company
Technologies: Stamping Presses
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