24 ton. 12" X 10" X 1/2" web 53lbs per foot. There is 8" of webbing remaining on the bottom. 13" remaining on the top. Cut a 6 1/4" X 37" rectangle cut out for the ram and anvil. The cylinder is 5" bore, with an 8" stroke. Motor and pump will be sized for a 24 ton press.
I am having two thoughts about connecting the ram to the push plate, and guides.
The first picuture up has the wrong dimensions. But the design is the question, compared to the second design picture.
I designed the press with an 8" throw, I built the press with 10" between the dies, so as to have room for a punch system in the future.
Many press owners have stated the it is better to not extend the shaft to full length. So I started building my dies on a platform to keep approximately 1/2 of the shaft buried in the cylinder. After building 6 different platforms, I realized that I am a true idiot! It's a wonder I designed and built this press.
I have just finished bu