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Beckwood Press Co. has created a custom-engineered hydraulic rubber molding press system for Mohawk Industries Inc.
In order to ensure Mohawk's requirements for part thickness uniformity are met, Beckwood said the press will feature its proprietary active leveling control technology, which utilizes closed-loop control of the four press corners to ensure bed-to-ram parallelism is maintained throughout the cycle. The control system will be enhanced further with recipe functionality, the company said, as well as Beckwood's PressLink module, which allows for complimentary remote diagnostics and support from Beckwood technicians, via a standard internet connection. Beckwood also integrate additional auxiliary equipment through the PLC.
For more information, go to www.beckwoodpress.com.