COMPOSITES

We have years of experience in customizing hydraulic presses for MOLDED COMPOSITES. These carefully layered materials are the ideal choice for aerospace and automotive applications due to their ability to achieve high strength at very low weights. When your components have zero tolerance for failure, you need the time-tested reliability and uncompromising attention to detail that goes into a Sutherland hydraulic press. Composite formers like the I-PRESS control include custom screens and features which can be added to control mold temperatures, part extraction and the ability to record data to remote devices.

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FEATURES & COMPONENTS

Press Control

I-PRESS HYDRO Press Control with Multi-Point Edit screen

I-PRESS user Friendly Easy Navigation Screens

10” HD Color Touchscreen

I-PRESS Connected Enterprise for Remote Login

Realtime Status Readouts

Hanging Swivel MOS / Master Operation Station

Tonnage Monitor

200 + Job memory

12 Programmable cams

16 Die monitors

130 separate function monitors

Fault Monitors to Protect Press, Automation & Tooling

Step-by-step fault diagnostics

Operator and supervisor access levels

Performance Level D, Category 3 safety functions

Operator/ Maintenance documentation viewable via pdf

User customizable PLC access

Ethernet I/P Connectivity

I-PRESS HYDRO
Multi-Point Edit Screen

Standard Features

Rotary Encoder with Time & Distance Brake Monitor

Floor Mounted MEP-Main Panel

20% Open Space in MEP for future items

Mobile T-Stand Run Station

Motorized Slide Adjustment with Mechanical Read Out

OMPI Combination Dry Clutch and Brake with Dual Safety Air Valve

Automatic Lubrication System with Electronic Monitor Cycle Switch

Automatic Air Counter Balance Oiler

Hydraulic Overload System (HOLP) integrated with a key switch located on MOS Operator Control

Mobile T-Stand
Run Station

Safety Equipment

Adjustable Safety Die Block Electrically Interlocked to Emergency Stop Circuit

Flywheel Brake for Quick Stopping of Flywheel during die maintenance or die change

Light Curtains for FRONT & REAR 40" (optional)

Light Curtains for FRONT & REAR 30" (optional)

Hydraulic Fluid Management

Servo motor drives high pressure German pump

Main tank with filtration, magnets and cleanout panels

Prefill valves at top of main cylinders

Limited piping, connections and flanges

Gun drilled precision manifolds for fluid distribution

‍High pressure testing ports on manifolds

Valve action charts, model, pressure & I/O 

Installation & Service

Trucking, rigging & foundation upon request

Technicians for press start up and training

Preventative Maintenance Programs at 6-12 months

3-2-1 Warranty based on multi-shift use