Industrial presses are used in a variety of industries to create different products. They use hydraulic and pneumatic pressure to push the material through the machine. There are a variety of types of industrial presses, each with its own benefits and drawbacks. Some of the most common types of industrial presses are as follows:
Hydraulic presses use hydraulic pressure to push the material through the machine. They have a higher capacity than pneumatic presses and are less expensive to operate. However, they require more expertise to use than pneumatic presses and can be more difficult to move around.
Pneumatic presses use pneumatic pressure to push the material through the machine. They have a lower capacity than hydraulic presses but are easier to operate. Additionally, they do not require any special equipment or knowledge to use.
Industrial presses are necessary for many manufacturing processes, and they can be dangerous if not used correctly.
Hydraulic presses use pressurized water or oil to apply pressure to the material being processed, and pneumatic presses use compressed air to do the same. These presses can cause a variety of injuries, including compression fractures, torn ligaments, and spinal cord injuries.
Pneumatic injuries occur when the air pressure inside the press becomes too high or when the press valves fail. This can cause the pressure in the air chamber to increase dramatically, which can lead to serious injuries.
Injuries caused by hydraulic pressure are usually more severe because the pressurized water can shoot through small openings and exert tremendous force. Both types of presses require careful operator training and regular inspection to ensure that they are being used safely.
If you are injured while using a press, speak with a lawyer about whether you may be able to sue the manufacturer or engineer who designed or installed the machine.