The Hydraulic Press Channel Fosters Curiosity in STEM Fields

Notorious for posting entertaining videos of destroying things in their factory, Lauri Vuohensilta, and his wife, Anni, have successfully gained over 1.7M subscribers to their YouTube channel, The Hydraulic Press Channel. The couple has dedicated their channel to destroying and crushing everyday items that many of us don’t have the resources to replicate in our…

Hydraulic Presses for Rubber Molding

French custom hydraulic presses for rubber molding applications are available from 5 tons to 3,000 tons with a wide range of platen sizes and daylight openings. Our capabilities and solutions are built to serve processes from small to large, servicing the automotive, defense, medical, oil and gas industries and more. French engineers are here to…

Compaction Press Produces Consistent High Quality PTFE Products

French’s compaction press designs, available from 10 to 1,000 tons, are ideal for consistently molding high quality synthetic Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) components and granular or powder materials. This down-acting 30 ton compaction press was custom engineered for a customer molding Teflon seals.  To accommodate the customer’s floor space concerns, our engineers designed the press as a single…

Fully Automatic Vacuum Lamination Press Improves Customer’s Processing Capabilities

TMP, A Division of French improves customer’s processing capabilities with a custom designed 32 ton vacuum lamination press used for printed circuit board development and for research of future applications and markets. The heavy duty, fully automatic press has high temperature capabilities to 800º F and also maintains precision temperature control in both heating and cooling. The…

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 300 ton 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…