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Model:   KT-M 15/28-240
Machine Type:  


Year of Mfg.:   1997
Condition:   As Is Condition   
Elect./Voltage:   480 V, 60 Cy, 3 Ph.
Value New:   $ 375,000
Price:   Please call     (Convert)
Region:   SOUTHWEST (Click for Regional Map)
EXF #:   PM-010492  
Description:   (view full)

WEMHONER KT-M-15/28-240  Membrane Press with Three Vacuum Trays. 

General Data: 2,800 mm x 1,500 mm (110.2" x 59.1") platen size. Press system, Hydraulic single daylight downstroke press.

  Construction:  Press body consisting of steel frames bolted together to form a closed unit. Each frame manufactured out of a single piece. Heated platens, top and bottom. Press can operate with or without membrane.

   Vacuum Tray Tables: Three (3) tray carriage with an aluminium plate. Aluminium plate consisting of aluminium sheet with grooves and channels for aeration and lay-up frame 20 mm. Tray tables riding on profiled steel rails and arranged in a 'C' (circular-merry-go-round) configuration. Trays are shuttled manually but fed/discharged out of press automatically. 

  Total press capacity: 240 tons.. Max. chamber air pressure 6 Bar.

  Operation: Mechanical time of the hydraulic upstroke press for opening, closing, feeding and outfeeding. pressure build-up and reduction, not including pressing time is 45 Sec approximately.

  Technical Specifications:

  Heating platen dim. 2,800 x 1,500 mm; Pressure chamber height 60 mm

  Press Working height approx. 950 mm

  Daylight opening Max. 250 mm (9.84").

  Pressing cylinders (4)  with 250 mm downstroke.

  Diameter of press pistons approx.125 mm

  Total press pressure 2.400 kN .

  Operating pressure of the hydraulic system max. 320 Bar. Electrically heated Thermal Oil flow platens with oil circulation for even temperature distribution and maximum operating temperature of 160° C. (320° F). 

  Comes With:  (1) Free-standing Thermofoil storage/dispensing rack (6-roll capacity); (1)  Fixed 4-roll storage/dispensing rack.  Vacuum pump and vacuum tank as well as valve control.  

  Freestanding Electrical panel:  With opertor pushbutton controls Programmable Controller (PLC) Model SIEMENS "OP 393-III". 

  Work needed: Hydraulic and oil pump are decommissioned and need to verify if included. Needs membrane temperature probe replaced. Controller will power up but PLC programs may have to be reinstalled. Otherwise the press was working well when taken our of service 7 -8 years ago.


    Special Note:
    Comment: The wemhoners are so well designed/built that regular with regular maintenance they are economical to run.
    Written By: Tony Cornacchione  
    *Dimensions:300" L x 240" W x 108" H
    *Weight:30,000 Lbs
    *Dimensions & Weight data are based on 3rd party information and could be incorrect; please verify & confirm if accurate dimensions & weight are required.