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12,000 ton LOEWY-HYDROPRESS Heavy Water
Hydraulic Extrusion Press w/Mandrel System for producing
Seamless hollow parts such as Heavy Walled Pipe, Re:25675


Note: The Hydraulic Pumps are not included as they are part of a larger Hydraulic System which supplies several other Presses.

The Press comes complete with the following:
• All Valving
• Prefill and Atmospheric Tanks
• All related piping
• All existing Entry and Exit feed tables
• A Track-Mounted Action model 2860 Billet Manipulator installed next to the Press.
• Complete Electrical System including all Control Cabinets installed new in 2013
• PLC Controls including the Operator Console Pulpit installed new in 2013
• A large assortment of available spare parts
• All existing documentation including manuals, electrical & hydraulic schematics, foundation drawings, etc.

Additional info:
In 2013 the Press was rebuilt and upgraded at a cost of over $3,500,000. USD. The Press Containers were rebuilt, all valves were rebuilt with new wear components, all brass was replaced for the container and rams and the Runout Table, the Quench System and the Kick-Off Rack were all rebuilt. Container Heating, Velocity and Tonnage control were all improved and a New Chop Saw was installed. Finally, all new PLC Controls and Control Pulpit were installed.

After this work was done, the press only ran through the end of 2014 and was shut down due to excess manufacturing capacity in the plant.

The Press has been very well maintained and is in Excellent working condition.

It was used to produce items from materials such as Duplex, Super Duplex, Nickel Alloys, Titanium Alloys, 300 Series Stainless, 400 Series Stainless, 9 Chrome (aka P91) and Carbon Steel.

In addition to pipes it also made an array of shapes.

It was last used to produce heavy Seamless Pipe up to 508mm (20") diameter and up to 50.8mm (2") wall thickness.

On some diameters products were extruded up to 70 feet long and then Saw Cut to length.

W/O the Pumps & accumulator station, the press weighs approx 2,780,000 lbs (1,264 tonnes).

It is located at a Southern USA plant, is immediately available, and may be shown under power in case of serious interest!

Extrusion Presses
13,227.7 tons
12,000 tonnes
Steel Tubular Sections & Pipe
Steel Tubular Sections & Pipe
Bllt Ø
26 "
660 mm
1950's / 2013
1950's / 2013
Ref #
Main Ram Stroke
160 "
4,064 mm
Min Billet Dia
14 "
356 mm
Press Length
126 feet
38 meters
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Additional info:

Press rated tonnage capacity as follows:
  7,938.3 tons - only utilizing the Main Cylinder
  4,412.8 tons - only utilizing the (2) Lateral Side Cylinders - 
12,138.8 tons - utilizing the Main and the (2) Lateral Side Cylinders together

Billet size:
  max diameter  -  26.0" (660.4 mm)
  min diameter  -  14.0" (355.6 mm)
  max length  -  65.0" (1,651 mm)

Press Rams:
Central main ram cylinder tonnage rating  -  8,000.0 tons
Central main ram cylinder diameter  -  68.687" (1,744.6 mm)
Main ram stroke  -  160.0" (4,064.0 mm)
Lateral auxiliary side cylinders tonnage rating x (2)  -  2,000.0 tons each
Lateral side Rams diameter x 2 (each)  -  35.812" (909.6 mm)
Lateral side ram stroke  -  160.0" (4,064.0 mm)
Pullback Rams diameter x 2 (each)  -  19" (482.6 mm)
Pullback ram stroke  -  160.0" (4,064.0 mm)

Mandrel Rams:
mandrel ram tonnage rating  -  511.0 tons
mandrel ram diameter  -  17.5" (444.5 mm)
mandrel ram stroke  -  65.0" (1,651 mm)
mandrel return ram tonnage rating x 2 (each)  -  250.4 tons each
mandrel ram diameter each  -  12.25" (311 mm)
mandrel return ram stroke  -  65.0" (1,651 mm)
Container Rams:
container ram tonnage rating x 2  -  418.5 tons each
container ram diameter  -  19" (482.6 mm)
container ram stroke  -  69" (1,752.6 mm)
container extend rams tonnage rating x 2  -  60.1 tons each
container extend rams diameter x 2  -  12.25" (311 mm)
container extend rams stroke  -  69" (1,752.6 mm)
Side cylinder Boring diameter for cylinder bushings:
Outside diameter: 1,450mm
Inside diameter: 915mm
Length: 5.6 meters
Weight: 29 tons
Side Ram dims:
Outside diameter: 910mm
Length: 5.3 meters
Weight: 18 tons