Large Forming Plant

Processing of thermoplastic and thermoset semi-finished products in a pressing process with a maximum pressing force of 2600 tons on a clamping area of 2 x 3 m². The integration of a horizontal injection molding unit enables the production of hybrid compo

Manufacturer: Langzauner Gesellschaft m. b. H.

Main technical features:

  • Hydraulic, parallel-controlled composite press
  • High press force: 25,000 kN
  • Clamping plate for large forming tools: 3 x 2 m2
  • High closing speeds: up to 800 mm/s
  • Short pressure build-up times: < 1 s
  • Infrared oven with metal foil emitters for high temperatures: up to 450 °C
  • Design for flat FRP semi-finished products (so-called organo sheets) and high temperature thermoplastics
  • Bolt-on injection unit



Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Thomas Neumeyer

Research Director Manufacturing Science & Manager Molding & Joining Technologies

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

Responsible Competence Field:

Press & Joining Technologies