Shaping Equipment

Extrusion Press

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Extrusion press

Manufacturing of semi-finished materials (various substances) by immediate and mediate extrusion

Machine data

  • Press force: 5 MN
  • Construction type: horizontal
  • Pressing techniques: immediate and mediate
  • Container:
    Pick-up diameter = 60 and 80 mm,
    Pick-up length = 350 mm,
    to be heated up to 600 °C,
    Interior bush material: 1.2678
  • Pressing block length: 300 mm
  • Pressing speed: 0 to 300 mm/s
  • Max. block temperature: 1,250 °C
  • Drive: Oil hydraulics
  • Control: stored-program controller, SPC


Materials systems

  • Metals and alloys
  • Metallic composite materials
  • Composite bonds
  • Intermetallic compounds

Pressed products

  • Bars, profiles, pipes