First Large Stroke Cylinders off the new SL603 machine
The Hi-Force factory in Daventry, UK, recently completed build of 4 pieces of special
double acting cylinders, HDA40024, which were ordered by the Hi-Force Australia office.
The customer specified cylinders were designed, machined, assembled and tested at
the UK factory, with all the machining undertaken on the recently acquired CNC Lathe
Machine, SL603. These 398 tonne capacity double acting cylinders have a stroke of
610mm and are the longest bore cylinders produced to date on the new machines; however
with a bed length of 3000mm there is still plenty of opportunity to better this…