Hydraulic Press Designs

Since the 1920s, French has designed and manufactured more than 4,500 different hydraulic press models. We specialize in custom-engineered solutions, from 15 to 2,000 tons, designed to optimize your molding process, improve your part quality and deliver the lowest life cycle costs.

Whether you need a stand-alone press or a system interfaced with automated material and mold handling equipment for unattended manufacturing, our sales and engineering teams partner with you to understand your processing applications and custom design a solution that meets your specific needs. Displayed below is a wide variety of our hydraulic presses:

Sideplate Hydraulic Presses

French offers a variety of heavy-duty sideplate construction presses for dependable production molding applications.

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hydraulic sideplate press

Column Hydraulic Presses

The column design allows for greater tooling access and can be designed for composite, compression or transfer molding, based on your process specifications.

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column hydraulic press

Composite Hydraulic Presses

Fully customizable composite presses can be designed with optional shuttle or tilting platen systems to improve your process.

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composite press

Lamination Presses

French offers TMP's full range of lamination presses from small laboratory presses and prototype units to fully automated or multi-station systems.

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TMP lamination press

Vision® Series Hydraulic Laboratory Presses

Looking for laboratory presses? Our Vision® series combines the press, power unit and controls in a compact, modular package.

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Vision Laboratory Press

Vacuum Vision® Series Hydraulic Laboratory Presses

Combines the press, power unit, vacuum clamp and controls in a compact, low-deflection sideplate design.

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Vision Vacuum Press

TMP Hydraulic Presses

TMP, A Division of French offers a broad range of compression and transfer hydraulic presses ranging from 5 to 3,000 tons.

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TMP Hydraulic Press Designs

Compaction Hydraulic Presses

Choose from several styles of compaction presses for molding granular and powdered materials.

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compaction press

Clamshell Hydraulic Presses

Our clamshell press is ergonomically designed to improve tooling access for material loading and part removal.

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Clamshell Molding Press

Die Trim Hydraulic Presses

High performance, low tonnage, down-acting presses that are perfect for die trim applications.

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Die Trim Press