A C-frame mechanical power press is a type of power press that uses a frame shaped like a letter C to support the press bed and ram. The ram is the moving part of the press that applies force to the workpiece. The press bed is the stationary part of the press that supports the workpiece.
C-frame mechanical power presses are typically used for stamping, blanking, forming, and other metalworking operations. They are available in a variety of sizes and capacities, from small presses that can exert a few tons of force to large presses that can exert hundreds of tons of force. C-frame mechanical power presses are known for their simplicity and affordability.
Here are some of the advantages of C-frame mechanical power presses:
C-frame mechanical power presses are simple in design and operation. This makes them easy to maintain and repair.
C-frame mechanical power presses are relatively affordable compared to other power presses.
Compared to H-frame mechanical power presses, C-frame power presses are typically less expensive and have a smaller footprint. However, they are also less durable and less precise.