Hydraulic Press with IR Heater

Production of FRP by thermoforming, deep drawing, compression molding / Heating of two-dimensional thermoplastic semifinished products (organo sheets) for thermoforming

Brand: Dieffenbacher GmbH
Max. press capacity: 8,000 kN
(parallel controlled 6,500 kN)
Table size: 1.4 m x 2.0 m
Max. closing speed: 800 mm/s
Max. compression speed: 80 mm/s
Pressure build-up: < 0.5 s
Max. mold temperature: 300°C
Control system: Siemens SIMATIC Industrial-PC and fieldbus system
Process monitoring (10 ms): 16 analog and 4 incremental channels

IR Heater
Brand: Maschinenfabrik Georg Geiss
Max. sheet size: 1.0 m x 1.7 m
Power: 80 kW
Integrated into hydraulic press with automatic guide for semifinished products
Digital monitor supported heating device (DMH),m174 radiant heaters individually adjustable

Responsible Competence Field:

Press & Joining Technologies


Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Thomas Neumeyer

Research Director Manufacturing Science & Manager Press & Joining Technologies

Special expertise: Fiber-reinforced composites polymer foams, special injection molding processes, additive manufacturing with plastics, sustainability aspects and their quantitative assessment