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#1 dlking59

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Posted 12 March 2019 - 08:37 PM

I have a 12 ton hydraulic press. If I want to use this instead of the hammer ram to pound clay, fountains, etc. How do I know how much pressure to use. I don't have a pressure guage set up on this press but am looking to get one.



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Posted 13 March 2019 - 12:48 AM

http://www.wichitabu...s.html#pressure


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Posted 13 March 2019 - 12:33 PM

Your going to - need to get a - ptof gage.

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Posted 13 March 2019 - 06:44 PM

I agree, make/buy/rent a Pressure To Force Gauge (PTOF) to measure the Loading Pressure on the comp. 

 

I made my own from  section of 3" aluminum, bored one piece out to 1 square inch of area and turned another down to accept an o-ring and fit inside the bored hole. Here is the idea:

 


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Posted 13 March 2019 - 06:46 PM

Or buy one from Caleb:  https://www.woodysro...rce_Gauges.html


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Posted 13 March 2019 - 10:25 PM

Thanks guys this really helped. 



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Posted Yesterday, 07:30 PM

I went with the one from woodysrocks. I talked to celeb and he recommended this one 10,000 psi 1/1. He was an extremely nice guy to talk to and the woman that answered the phone was extremely nice also.


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