Hydraulic Tryout Press Headed to VW Die Shop

May 1, 2008

The Volkswagen plant in Braunschweig, Germany, soon will have a new hydraulic tryout press in its die-making shop. The new press, a 16,000-kN model from Dieffenbacher, will have a moving bolster and a bed size of 5000 by 2500 mm. It will be equipped with a four-point drawing cushion, ram cushion, impact damping, ram parallel-motion control and a PC control system. The press should hit the floor in September 2008.

Dieffenbacher GmbH + Co.: +49 (0) 7262-65-679; www.dieffenbacher.de

Industry-Related Terms: Bed, Drawing, Model, Ram
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See also: Dieffenbacher North America, Inc.

Technologies: Stamping Presses


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