FPF Press Kit – 3hp fixed speed

$1,299.00 Inc. GST

Convert a Black Diamond log splitter into a high speed forging press. Forge presses differ from normal hydraulic workshop presses due to their high speed operation, commonly used for working large pieces of steel for open or closed die forging.

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This kit comprises everything you need to turn a Millers Falls Black Diamond 40t Log splitter (available Aus wide from Paramount browns (SA) LINK HERE, and various other retailers) into a forge press. We have tested these splitters / presses to produce up to 30t of force and a no load speed (dies closing) of up to 55mm/second (2.16″/sec).

This kit comes with easy to assemble laser cut steel, and pre-cut pieces to easily and quickly convert your log splitter into a forge press. Instructions are included. this includes a 3hp fixed speed motor and switchgear. This requires a 15a 240v power supply.

There is an expectation that the buyer is able to perform basic steel work such as cutting, grinding, drilling, and welding. As well as having basic hand tools for measuring and tightening bolts. We have made every effort to reduce this work, and it has been set up to reduce any structural welding.

The relief valve is required to be adjusted and will produce approx 20t of force

To make this as Plug & Play as possible, we are offering this in 4 variations.

  • No Motor
  • 2hp Fixed speed
  • 3hp Fixed speed
  • 2hp Variable speed

If you wish to use your own motor, please contact me or view the latest instruction documentation for the motor frame dimensions.

Please see pictures and our YouTube channel (Fire Pants Fabrication) for more details, and to see if this kit is right for you.

The log splitter must be purchased separately.


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