Extrusion Press-Removal & Replacement of Main Ram & Cylinder


Replacement of the main cylinder and ram.


Use 60/80 Hoist lift truck with rigging for disassembly and reassembly.


Relieved tension on existing tie rods and then removed upper tie rod.  Removed and replaced 54,000 lbs. main ram and 52,000 lbs. cylinder with 60/80 Hoist Lift.  Installed upper tie rod and pretensioned all tie rods per manufacture specs.  Completed (2) shifts ahead of schedule.