Custom Hydraulic Presses Resources

The French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s custom hydraulic presses feature a wide variety of engineered designs, making them a fit for solutions of all kinds – from stand-alone hydraulic presses to machines interfaced with automated material and mold handling equipment for unattended manufacturing. Custom hydraulic presses can be complex, especially since we are constantly innovating our designs to…

New Vision Series Vacuum Hydraulic Press For Quality Composite Molding Part Production

A new French Vision Series vacuum hydraulic press model, available from 30 to 150 tons, is specially designed for customers molding composite parts.  Multiple press features such as a vacuum chamber, electrically heated platens, a microprocessor-based advanced control system and an industry leading 3 year warranty yield multiple cost saving customer benefits and improved part…

C-Frame Transfer Molding Presses Allow Adjustability in Press Operation

TMP, A Division of French was awarded a contact with the Defense Department for six self-containing C-Frame style heavy duty transfer molding presses to mold rubber components. The hydraulic presses were built with 18” x 18” electrically heated platens, with an adjustable heating rate of 15°F per minute up to a steady state of 600°F.…

French Flaking Mills Featured in Oil Mill Gazetteer Magazine

Our newest flaking mill, the Model 3180, was recently featured in the 1st Quarter issue of the Oil Mill Gazetteer magazine, an IOMSA publication. French Oil Mill Machinery Co. has been designing and manufacturing roller mills for over 100 years. Its newest product, the Model 3180 flaking mill, is designed to process 425-500 tons of…

Specialized Recipe and Data Collection System Upgrades and Retrofits

Upgrading your hydraulic press control system to our specialized recipe and data collection, the Edge II Control System, increases your ability to maintain consistent production quality. In addition to recipe creation and storage, the PC based system allows several customizable security levels and critical data collection. These tools prevent inadvertent data entry errors of critical…

New Composite Molding Hydraulic Press System for Aerospace Components

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French recently developed a hydraulic press system to improve the part quality of critical composite aerospace components while dramatically reducing production cost, energy consumption and noise emissions. The downacting, sideplate hydraulic press system is designed with an Integrated RTM Package and Precision Control Motion Package.  Also included in the rugged design are our patented tapered keys…

Common Oilseed Extraction Processes & Equipment

Oil can be extracted from a large variety of oil bearing seeds and nuts for both human and animal consumption as well as for a range of industrial uses from biofuels to consumer products.  The following outlines the most commonly processed oilseeds, the use of their oils and the common extraction processes and necessary equipment. Soybean Soybean, also referred…

Vision® Series Hydraulic Presses for Lamination Applications

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The French Oil Mill Machinery Co. recently custom designed several Vision® Series 100-ton hydraulic presses with optional lamination package used to manufacture components for U.S. submarines. These up-acting column presses feature a hydraulic power unit, electronic control package and point of operation guarding integrated into a compact modular design. Specially designed electrically heated platens yield…

Automatic Circuit Board Lamination Press

Custom Designed Automatic Hydraulic Lamination Press for Circuit Board Manufacturing TMP, A Division of French recently developed a multi-purpose, 300-ton vacuum automatic hydraulic lamination system for the printed circuit board industry that allows research development with high-end experimental material, product samples and small run production capabilities. The specialized, electrically heated platens allow high temperature molding,…

Composite Molding Line

TMP Introduces High Temperature Composite Molding Line TMP, A Division of French, a manufacturer of hydraulic press systems, has recently introduced a high temperature rapid heating oven and an automated high temperature composite molding press system. The design is a 500-ton, up to 1200°F press with an integrated material transfer system. The composite molding press…