SMART Hydraulic Actuator for Press Control
Challenge: A Special Machine Manufacturer of customized presses needed to offer their customer a better solution that would help improve process performance and reduce the costs of using a traditional hydraulic actuation system. The specialized machine builder needed a product that would be more energy efficient and operate with a smaller footprint. However, it also needed to provide precision servo control of position and force. This combination of control is nearly impossible for traditional hydraulic actuators to achieve with a high level of accuracy in a repeatable process.
Solution: Kyntronics worked with the Special Machine builder to provide several SMART Electro Hydraulic Actuators (SHA) that were rated at 85,000 LB of force to use for its press application. The SHAs are capable of producing a precise motion profile to accurately control force, position and speed which are crucial to improving press performance. Since the replacement was built as a self-contained all-in-one actuator, the SMART solution eliminated the hydraulic infrastructure and provided significant cost savings. In addition, the power-on-demand feature allows the actuator to only consume power only when operating to providing significant energy savings.
Kyntronics EHA systems achieve accurate position and force control for Press Control applications including:
- Bearing Presses
- Insertion machines
- Crimp Presses
- Bushing Presses
- Special Machines / Automation
Kyntronics Actuator Benefits for Pressing Applications:
Products - Electro-Hydraulic Actuators
Our actuators excel at multiple key performance needs of presses and press control applications including:
- High force in a compact package. Up to 40,000 LBs force (178kN)
- Environmentally friendly, eliminates hydraulic infrastructure, reduces cost and maintenance
- Precise control of position and force, high-speed, smooth motion, repeatable
- Power On-demand, energy efficient
- Rugged design, very reliable
- Programmable & Flexible
- Field Bus compatible control interface
Read about our Electro-Mechanical and Electro-Hydraulic range from simple single-axis applications to multiple-axis, synchronized systems. Find out how Kyntronics can tailor a press control actuation solution for you.
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