Category Presses

A hydraulic press is a hydraulic mechanism which is used for applying a large lifting or compressive force. It is the hydraulic equivalent of a mechanical lever. Hydraulic presses consist of a cylinder fitted with a sliding piston that exerts force upon a confined liquid, which, in turn, produces a compressive force upon a stationary anvil or base plate. The liquid is forced into the cylinder by a pump. The hydraulic press is now used widely in industries to form metals and for other tasks where a large force is required. They are manufactured in a wide variety of styles and sizes and in capacities ranging from 1 ton or less to 10,000 tons or more. Hydraulic presses are the most commonly-used and efficient form of modern press.

Hydraulic presses depend on the pressure flowing throughout a closed system to be constant. At one end of the system, there is a piston with a small cross-sectional area which is driven by a lever that will increase the force. Small-diameter tubing leads to the other end of the system.

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Machine Ref: 354
Manufacturer: Sweeney & Blocksidge
Model: No. 3 Hand / Fly Press
Description: Hand / Fly Press
Price: £0.00

Height of throat: 7,
Depth of throat: 4

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