Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

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Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Bearcx » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:17 pm

Been thinking about making a homemade press for the shed. Has anyone done this? Looking at 30-40 Ton, C frame (Arbor) press.

Stuff on the 'net, is mega expensive, and usually "old factory" stuff. Thought about adapting an Enerpac/Porta power pump and ram. Even looking at Log Splitters.
Thoughts ? ?
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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Bearcx » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:30 pm

Found this Rolls Royce model on the 'net. Hydraulic ram is on rollers, and slides across top rails. ! Brilliant.

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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Triker_chewie » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:34 am

saw a great one on ozrodders, used a porta power
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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Triker_chewie » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:37 am

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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Prof » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:40 am

Very nicely made
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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Bearcx » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:56 am

Yeah, like the design, Thanks TC.
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Re: Homemade hydraulic press. Anyone built one ?

Postby Bearcx » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:31 pm

Was thinking more like this thing...... would allow for odd shapes and versatile uses.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9RkzXNwoCw
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