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Beckwood leverages nearly 40 years of engineering and manufacturing experience to produce high-quality hydraulic press systems for a wide range of industries and applications. Beckwood presses range from 1-3,000+ tons and include gib or straight side presses, post or column style presses, c-frame floor and c-frame bench presses, the Triform line of sheet hydroforming presseshot forming presses, composite forming presses, ring expanders, stretch forming presses and more. 

Beckwood hydraulic presses feature modular construction, with structures engineered for Infinite Life using state-of-the-art 3D design software. Raw materials and other purchased components are exclusively from top-of-the-line suppliers conditioned to handle the toughest applications. Beckwood customers also benefit from an industry-leading service & support team, dedicated to our customers’ success, beyond implementation. 

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Press Examples

400 Ton Compression Molding Press

Hydraulic Press Example: 556

Capacity: 100-400 Tons

Press Type: Compression Molding

Highlights: Belt Conveyor System, Heated & Cooled Platens, PressLink Module

20 Ton 4 Post Brazing Press

Hydraulic Press Example: 549

Capacity: 2-20 Tons

Press Type: Brazing

Highlights: Dual station bed shuttle, Active Leveling Control, PressLink Module

150 Ton Hot Forming Press

Hydraulic Press Example: 519

Capacity: 150 Tons

Press Type: Hot Forming, Heated Platen, High-Temperature

Highlights: Multi-Zone Heated Platens, Insulated Door System, Active Leveling Control, WebPort

100 Ton Heated Platen Press

Hydraulic Press Example: 551

Capacity: 35-100 Tons

Press Type: Heated Platen / Multi-Action

Highlights: Programmable side rams, Dual linear and pressure transducers,WebPort module

100 Ton Compression Molding Press

Hydraulic Press Example: 570

Capacity: 100 Tons

Press Type: Compression Molding

Highlights: Multi-Zone Heated Platens, Dwell Capability, PressLink Module

Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming

Hydraulic Press Example: 521

Capacity: NA Tons

Press Type: Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming

Highlights: Inexpensive tooling, net shape part production, visual inspection mid-forming, ideal for complex geometries

Recent News

Triform Improves Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Presses with Faster Cycle Times, Integrated Tool Change

Beckwood Press Company, manufacturer of advanced hydraulic press solutions and the Triform line of specialty forming presses, has advanced its Triform sheet hydroforming product line with the introduction of several new Deep Draw models. more...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Contracts with Beckwood on Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Press

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a premier research and development institution for science and technology applied to national security, has awarded Beckwood Press Company a contract to manufacture a Triform Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Press. more...

Beckwood and Triform to Showcase 360-Degree Manufacturing Capabilities at Fabtech 2015

Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems and the Triform line of sheet hydroforming presses, will be showcasing their newest press technologies at Fabtech 2015. Visitors to booth# S4112 will learn how Beckwood’s 360-degree manufacturing capabilities can increase production, improve part quality and eliminate unplanned downtime. more...

Beckwood Press Company Partners with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Develop Advanced Composite Materials & Manufacturing Processes

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), a world leader in the research and development of advanced materials and economical green energy solutions, has awarded Beckwood Press Company a contract to manufacture a custom hydraulic press for the compression molding of various composite materials. The research and development efforts made on the press will ultimately contribute to automotive and aerospace industry lightweighting efforts, intended to produce higher performance products with improved fuel efficiency. more...

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Beckwood services the following industries: Aerospace & Defense Automotive Agricultural Appliance Construction Energy / Oil & Gas Job Shops Lighting Medical Rail R&D / Educational Transportation Beckwood presses have been engineered to tackle the following applications, among others: Forming Compression Molding Hot Forming High-Temperature Hot Forming Drawing Stamping Blanking / Punching Coining Assembly Pad Forming / Sheet Hydroforming Powder Compacting Tank Head Forming Steel Rule Die Cutting Trimming Stacking