AUTO 8-10 PLATEN PRESS

The Auto 8/10™ offers extremely fast pressing and travel times.

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FEATURES

50-TON PRESSING CAPACITY

Features:

  • A platen press that has strength, speed, and a small footprint. 
  • Adds capacity and flexibility to your workflow.
  • Scanners on each side of the press head keep employees safe while also preventing equipment damage.

SPECIFICATIONS

The powerful 50-ton pressing capacity and easy-to-use jig hardware make this an ideal choice for smaller trusses, hips, jacks, and floor trusses. 

  • Setup is simple and quick.
  • Single joystick control makes for easy machine operation. 
  • Handles 2×4 and 4×2 trusses with no adjustment.
  • J-slots in table have simple jigging included, or opt for the T-slots instead.
  • Run by a 15-hp hydraulic system that is trouble-free and made with heavy-duty components for a smooth, efficient operation. 

PHYSICAL DATA

Components and MotorGantry head and tables Motor: 15 hp
PlatenSteel: 2′ wide x 1-1/2″ thick. Length depends on gantry head model.
Table Dimensions and Working Surface40′ long x 8′ or 10′ wide (see Options)
Working SurfaceEntire tabletop surface
Hydraulic Reservoir45 gallons (Auto 8), 60 gallons (Auto 10)

PERFORMANCE DATA

Direction of TravelLeft and right
Pressing Capacity50 tons using Boost cycle
Pressing Cycle1-1/2 seconds for a Normal cycle
Pressing Height1” to 5-3/4”, adjustable
Plate Embedment100%
Travel SpeedUp to 280 feet per minute
Controls4-position joystick and pushbuttons

ELECTRICAL DATA

Electrical Specs208/230/460/575 VAC, 60 Hz, 3-phase
SAFETY DATA
E-stopsPushbutton, area scanners
Safety complianceUL (panels), OSHA
LabelsBilingual or ISO

OPTIONS  

  • 45′ table length and other lengths available
  • May replace J-slots with T-slots to use standard Tekset™ jigging
  • Pneumatic floor jigging

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