Extrusion Press Retrofits And Upgrades


Cunningham Mechanical Design offers retrofit and upgraded components and systems for and existing extrusion press. Our designs include the latest in technology applied to existing machinery to increase productivity and minimize downtime.

CONTAINER HOUSINGS

  • Fabricated steel container housing replacements with full penetration welds

  • “X” Guided container housing with external alignment features including side to side adjustments

  • Includes container quick release system for efficient container changes

  • Container housing flat way conversions

  • All housings are verified using FEA for stress loads, and fatigue



BILLET LOADERS

  • Upgrade dual-arm hydraulic billet loader for better serviceability and easier maintenance

  • External and internal positioning equipment

  • High temperature billet support rollers

  • Dual and single swing arm replacements available



DIE SHUFFLE SYSTEMS

  • Automatic and manual die hold down features

  • Solid forged steel die carriers

  • Tool steel die retaining rings

  • Internal and external position sensors

  • Designs to fit any existing extrusion press

  • Single and double die slide replacements available



BUTT SHEAR AND BUTT KNOCKER

  • Automatic and manual die hold down features

  • Four point guided main raw for better shearing accuracy

  • Adjustable ram guiding system

  • Internal pneumatic or hydraulic butt knocker assembly

  • Two-piece replacement shear blade

  • Designs to fit and existing press