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Variable-Frequency Drive Dresses Up Hydroforming Presses

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Beckwood PressBeckwood Press Co., St. Louis, MO, announced that its Triform line of sheet-hydroforming presses now will feature variable-speed drives as standard equipment on these models: 16-5BD, 24-5BD, 1648-5BD and 2448-5BD. Forming area on the presses ranges from 16-in. dia. to 16 by 48 in.; chamber pressure is 5000 psi standard, 10,000 psi optional.

The VFDs enable frequency and voltage supplied to the motors to vary based on press load, optimizing energy efficiency and reducing noise and heat generation.

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