Norma press release – 80 ton Open Gap Frame

Two massive 80 ton open gap frame (OGF) presses are going to be used by a Tier One automotive supplier. Phoenix has a standard OGF Presses ranging from 5 to 200 tons. The application of the presses is for metal stamping and will be joining eight other Phoenix presses at this location.

The press frames include a four post upper guided tool plate (LR 30” x FB 20”), four heavy duty press mounts and a bed (LR 30” X FB 25”) Additional frame specifications call for an 18” daylight, cylinder stroke of 10”, reach 0f 14”.

The hydraulic specifications include 52 and 21 GPM vane pumps at 1800 RPM, manifold mounted valves, return line filters, thermostatic water regulating valve. The press is driven by a 40 HP high efficiency motor. Electronically we installed an Allen Bradley Micrologix 1500 LRP (two communication ports) PLC with outputs for starter solenoid valves on an added output card. The presses came with a larger to add an expansion rack for future expansion, resettable counters, duplex receptacle, and E-prom memory chip.

Please go to our website and go to the presses section and follow to the OGF (floor mounted C frame presses section)

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