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Current lead times:

Die Sets not in stock 3-4 days.
Electric / Hydraulic Pumps 2-3 days.
Hydraulic Cylinders 1 day.

Model 52 Bender is approximately 1-2 weeks.
Model 54 Bender is 1 week.
HP-110 Horizontal Press 3-4 weeks.

Please be aware that we may ship items in multiple shipments in order to get them to you as fast as possible. If you need anything faster than our current posted lead times, please contact customer service at 423-979-0309 and they may be able to assist you with rushing your order. 

Introduction to the HP-100





Structure of the HP-100





HP-100 Hydraulic System

This is an overview of the standard hydraulic system inthe HP-100. For a video demonstrating the accuracy of the standard hydraulics(not including the proportional valve), please see the below video “Repeatability/Accuracyof the HP-100 with standard hydraulics”





HP-100 Tooling





HP-100 Controller






Repeatability/Accuracy of the HP-100 with standard hydraulics

This video demonstrates the accuracy and repeatabilityof the HP-100 with the standard hydraulic system. The accuracy is stated at.002”-.003” with the standard system. An upgrade is available to a proportionalvalve which will increase accuracy to .001”, however, this is not required inmost applications and opting for the standard system will save thousands ofdollars. 





Updating the HP-100 in the Field








The Manufacturing Process:


The 850 lb. frame weldment fresh from machining on it's way to finishing. The top plate is machined from 2 1/2" (62.5mm) thick steel, unlike others on the market which are only 1" thick. The 7" tall main ribs made from 5/8" thick steel combined with the 5/8" thick bottom plate yield incredible rigidity. The entire frame is machined in a single setup to obtain the best possible precision and squareness of it's critical surfaces. 




The parts after laser cutting, machining and bending.




Set up for welding on the rotisserie designed specifically for the production of this product.




Bases are painted! Assembly is next!



  
While the assembly is going on, Bob has been working at the software. Every day it gets cooler and cooler and his head keeps getting bigger and bigger. Here's what the new layout looks like. Auto mode is now a programmable language. If you notice on the right-hand picture, it will now play wav files. This would be useful in providing verbal instructions to your users as the program runs. 



And the update screen. The software can now receive updates via the USB input. As always, any software updates will be available free of charge.