At Sutherland, we know TANDEM PRODUCTION lines better than anyone. Our engineers have designed multi-stage processes for a huge variety of applications, and our presses are built with automation and transfers in mind from the very start. We’re ready to work with you from the initial planning stage through to the custom design, installation, and operation of the most efficient and reliable press lines available today. Photo above is a six press tandem line with 800 ton lead press and 5 sets 600 ton presses. The line is equipped with press to press servo transfer and custom side loading QDC / Quick Die Change systems.



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

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