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Offline strik9

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shop-made hydraulic press
« on: November 05, 2010, 04:57:20 PM »
While I worked at the diesel shop  we always needed to borrow a press, and then it was always too small for the parts we had.  So we made our own.

The frame is 6' tall by 5' wide with a 4' table.  The ram is rated at 180 tons with a 4" diameter  and 4" throw.  The smaller jack is a 20 ton chinese air powered thing,  it works great on this.

I welded on this for 4 days solid.  We built it with 12" X 12"  structural beam, 3/4" and 1/2" plate.  Since its first use in 2006 nothing has resisted  yet.  Its a monster.

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shop-made hydraulic press
« on: November 05, 2010, 04:57:20 PM »

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Re: shop-made hydraulic press
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2010, 02:51:52 PM »
I took some time to clean it up a bit and organize the tools, plus some detail shots for fun.

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Re: shop-made hydraulic press
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2010, 02:55:26 PM »
and more.....

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Re: shop-made hydraulic press
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2010, 03:10:19 PM »
You have a future in welding armor plate on Navy ships -- LOL  :lol2:

That's some heavy duty work. Well done --

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Re: shop-made hydraulic press
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2010, 04:59:55 PM »
That should last through Armageddon. Can't you see some tribe worshiping it in a post apocalypse world?
Tool do job=Good tool

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