bolster plate

bolster plate

[′bōl·stər ‚plāt]
(mechanical engineering)
A plate fixed on the bed of a power press to locate and support the die assembly.
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Tenders are invited for Pre-Cut Bolster Plate Of Size: 4300 X 3100 X 16 Thk, Is: 2062 : 2011, Gr-E-250, Quality-C, Killed Normalized.
The Fontaine team focused the Fifth Wheel Testing Stations at this year's TMCSuperTech event on the trailer bolster plate and king pin.
Make sure bolster plate holes and all drain holes are open and clear of grease and debris to allow water to drain.
The bolster plate and crown of this press are 6" and 5" thick, respectively.
The molding loop uses a standard size bolster plate for all size patterns.
To reduce downtime, the movable-side bolster plate has a cutout for the ejector assembly, which is connected to the mold insert by adjusting screws.
Presses feature dual palm pushbuttons, remote pressure-adjustment gage, top-stroke adjustment with scale, and choice of plain, hole, or slotted bolster plate.
Make sure bolster plate holes and all drain holes are open and c ear of grease and debris so water can drain.
The system selected was supplied by IMF srl, Luino, Italy, through the branch company IMF North America, Muskegon, Michigan, and uses a molding bolster plate and a pouring and cooling plate, both measuring 134 x 71 in.
For processing thin sheet, machine makers such as Sencorp have developed quick-change systems whereby the form or trim tool has fixed retention devices that mate with a quick-change device on the moving platen or bolster plate.
The stampings should simply fall onto the press bed or bolster plate and be pushed out mechanically, unless the press is inclined or the press bed and bolster plate have sufficiently large openings for direct evacuation.
The gauge is used to measure kingpin length, wear, straightness and flatness of the bolster plate.