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Old 05-01-2011, 10:56 PM
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Uh, what does it do?

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Straightens things that are bent and shouldn't be, bends things that you don't want flat any more, and pushes parts on that you want to stay, and pushes things off that you want to take off...lol You can press bearings off and on, push piston pins in and out, and anything else that requires a press to take off or put on.
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Old 05-01-2011, 10:58 PM
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Old 05-01-2011, 10:59 PM
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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.
The future plan is a CNC mill and lathe...the press is part of the overall plan.
I really don't need one that big at the moment, but will be needed later and I don't want to buy twice.
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Old 05-01-2011, 11:01 PM
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Old 05-01-2011, 11:09 PM
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I know there is a difference in coin, but i personally would go with the first one.
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You may need the stronger one for cracking open those Macadamia nuts
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Damn that's a whole lotta press, never used one more than 40 tons myself...and I believe that was Arcan's professional series.
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Duncan, the only thing better than the 2 you have shown is an Enerpac or SPX Power team ram equipped press. They are more spendy, but the cylinders are infinately rebuildable and kits are dirt cheap.
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Old 05-02-2011, 05:43 PM
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As for the CNC equipment get one with a Fanuc controller, (if purchasing a used CNC gen 3 or 4 or later no earlier than 1988) alot of other controllers are "propriotary" and programming options are very costly. Fanuc pioneered "conversational" programming.
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