Heavy metal extrusion pressesForging - Pressing processes
SMS group is the only manufacturer to supply all extrusion processes for all materials and alloys, including all ancillary equipment and automation systems. More than 1,400 reference plants worldwide prove our experience and depth of real-world expertise. We engineer integrated systems along the entire process chain - from extrusion presses to the finishing and further processing equipment. So you benefit from both profound know-how and top production reliability.
What's special about our heavy metal extrusion presses is that they are precisely tailored to your specific applications. Nevertheless, common to all is the FEM-optimized, pre-stressed press frame in the classic Schloemann lamellar tie rod/pressure box design. This is highly rigid and ensures both a long service life and optimum product quality. Moreover, our direct extrusion presses for heavy metal combine a proven press design with high cost efficiency.
SMS tube extrusion presses feature an internal inline piercing device. Combined with the linear guiding system for the container holder and moving crosshead, this piercing device ensures excellent eccentricity tolerances for extruded seamless tubes. Also customizable are our run-out systems for heavy metal extrusion presses. We can assemble them from a variety of specialized individual components.
However, not only a service partner for your plants and machines, SMS group is also there for your staff. Furthermore, You can enroll on standardized and individual training programs designed for you by our SMS TECademy. That ensures you strengthen your competence as a plant owner.
Whether you require one-off equipment checks, continuous condition monitoring, remote service, or regular plant inspections: our service experts will take care of it all. You can even outsource your complete maintenance operations to us. This ensures excellent plant availability plus best production results.
When the spare parts you need are no longer available or the new generation is not 100% compatible, you risk plant standstills. That's why SMS group constantly monitors the availability of all parts and, where necessary, offers modern alternatives - even for parts from third-party suppliers. This ensures competitiveness and full productivity over the entire life cycle of your plant.
Even plants "built to last" need to be critically examined from time to time, because markets and production processes are continuously evolving. Together with you, our service experts will find the best revamp options for your requirements. Once again bang up to date, your plants will then be ready to bolster your strong position on the market.