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Hydraulic Press

hydraulic press is a machine press using a hydraulic cylinder to generate a compressive force.Hydraulic presses are commonly used for forging, clinching, moulding, blanking, punching, deep drawing, and metal forming operations. The hydraulic press is advantageous in manufacturing, it gives the ability to create more intricate shapes and can be economical with materials.

hydraulic press is a machine press using a hydraulic cylinder to generate a compressive force.Hydraulic presses are commonly used for forging, clinching, moulding, blanking, punching, deep drawing, and metal forming operations. The hydraulic press is advantageous in manufacturing, it gives the ability to create more intricate shapes and can be economical with materials.

Suitable Materials

  • Copper
  • Metal
  • Non-Ferrous Metals

Process

  • Forming
  • Pressing
  • Punching

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop Hydraulic Press Raripress hydraulic press 1
The Making Centre Jewellery Studio Enerpac P392, RC254 1