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Old 05-01-2011, 08:57 PM
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Been putting it off for some time now, but the reality is I need a press. Got it narrowed down to 2 units. If I was going to use them in a shop environment, I would look at different ones, but seeing as I know what kind of use it will see one of these should be adequate:

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...ct_35394_35394

http://www.gregsmithequipment.com/10...s-p/ht0813.htm
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The one I have is like the first one from northern tool.
I only have a 40 ton might be a 60 and all the bearing separates and other attachments use it way more that I ever thought I would.
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Any issues with it?
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None what so ever had it 8 years or so.
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Grab a couple extra sets of arbor plates the heavier the better. You will bend the cheap ones pretty easy.
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Roger that...seen it happen!
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Uh, what does it do?

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I was going to ask what you needed that much pressure for... 40 typically is enough. We didn't even have anything more than that at Twin City Fan for us to use. 100 ton is more in the stamping needs range. At some of the stamping facilities we did have 100 ton rotating presses... those were monsters.
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Press stuff real thin.










You use them to press out bearings, assemble things, bend stuff and crack walnuts
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