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How to choose a hydraulic press

How to select a hydraulic press ? Tonnage. Is the tonnage required to do a job the same for a hydraulic press as it is for a mechanical press? The answer is yes. There is no real difference. The same formulae are used to determine tonnage. The tooling is usually interchangeable. There may be certain applications such as deep drawing where the full power stroke characteristic of a hydraulic press reduces the tonnage, but there are no known instances where [...]

How to choose a quality power press

Press machines or press brakes are the most important metal shaping tools. With these one can easily bend, cut and form the shapes of various kinds of metals. Different kinds of press machines are available in the market today. There are mechanical presses, hydraulic presses, arbor press, punch press and many more. However when it comes to the bulk metal shaping and forming tasks for industrial requirements is widely preferred. It is actually an advanced and a powerful sheet metal [...]

How to choose a ironworker

An ironworker can be an important and versatile machine in a metal fabricating shop. Quite often ironworking is the first step in the manufacturing process, and one ironworker typically can provide enough fabricated material to keep up to seven welders or assemblers busy. Since its invention in the late 1800s, the ironworker’s main strength has been its ability to perform a variety of operations. It can punch a range of materials with punches of various sizes and shapes. It also [...]

How to decide between a hydraulic guillotine shear and a swing beam shear

Hydraulic shearing machine manufacturers are continuously improving the design and performance of their products to meet customer requirements. Preci-Shear realizes that small changes in design can mean increased ease of Two of the most popular types of shearing equipment are the hydraulic guillotine shearing machine and the swing beam shear. When determining the best type of hydraulic cutter to meet your fabrication needs, it’s important to first assess your needs. equipment operation and increased productivity for clients. While both [...]