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  • The TMP Advantage

    For three decades, the world’s leading producers of rubber goods, circuit boards, laminates and composites have chosen TMP hydraulic presses for their manufacturing processes. TMP offers: Robust mechanical designs, accurate machining and precise guiding techniques ensure press alignment and durability Custom electrical and hydraulic controls known for their efficiency, flexibility and long-term reliability Vacuum molding […]

  • New Automated Hydraulic Press System with Multiple Heating Zones

    French recently developed a six post downacting hydraulic composite molding press to be used in a specialized manufacturing process. The custom designed automated press features specialized thermo fluid heated platens with multiple zones.  The customer’s composite material enters the press onto the incoming heat zone for material preheating.  After the preheat time elapses, the material […]

  • New Pressing On Newsletter, Winter Edition

    French and TMP have released a Winter Edition of our Pressing On Newsletter. Included in this Issue: Happy Holidays!  A special holiday note from our team. Living United  French employees pledge over $26,000 to local organizations Parts, Seals and Cylinders  December is a perfect time to inspect your hydraulic presses for wearing parts New TMP […]

  • French Releases Automated Hydraulic Press Video

    H-frame hydraulic press

    French Oil Mill Machinery Company released a new automated hydraulic press video.  The video features a unique 180-ton multi station sideplate press design with six double-acting hydraulic clamping cylinders demonstrating the press’ closed-loop hydraulic motion control by doing The Wave.  The short video was filmed during a test run off in French’s Piqua, Ohio manufacturing […]

  • French Improves Hydraulic Press Performance and Reduces Downtime with Press Rebuild

    French recently rebuilt a 170-ton TMP hydraulic vacuum press used for precision rubber molding. The customer, a custom molder serving a wide variety of industries, was still running the older press in their daily operation but experiencing problems with press reliability due to outdated hydraulic and electrical programming. Knowing that there must be a way […]

  • Speak with French & TMP’s Rubber Equipment Experts at the Rubber Expo

    We are busily getting ready for the the International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo taking place October 8-10, 2013 at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio.  When you visit us in booth 3248, not only will you be able to enter our raffle for a high quality tablet computer, we will also have […]

  • Low Deflection Compression Molding Machine Designed to Precision Form Diamond Grinding Wheels

    TMP recently developed a low deflection, 4-Post compression molding machine designed to precision form diamond grinding wheels. The self-contained, 300-ton compression molding machine features hardened stainless steel heated and cooled platens for high temperature heating up to 1000ºF. To aid in temperature uniformity the platens are fitted with multiple zones and a special shaded watt […]

  • Old French Hydraulic Press Discovered at Dayton Facility

    1500-ton Hydraulic Press

    Very rarely do people think about what is behind the walls that surround them.  Partly because, frankly, there usually isn’t much more than wall studs, electrical wires and some dust.  Every now and then, though, people discover some pretty amazing items when they open up their walls. French recently received a call from American Heat […]

  • Custom Designed Automatic Composite Molding System Reduces Production Costs

    French recently custom designed an automatic composite molding system with a series of four hydraulic presses for heating and cooling, integrated with a central hydraulic and electrical system that operates all presses independently. A sophisticated, custom designed automation system moves the customer’s mold through the press system, increasing their production rates and reducing production costs. […]

  • Composite Molding Press for Medical Laboratory Testing Components

    TMP, A Division of French recently developed a custom 300-ton heavy duty, downacting composite molding press for a customer that molds components for medical laboratory testing facilities. The 300-ton hydraulic press features a heavy-duty ground headblock to yield low deflection levels. The press bolster is furnished with extended full circle guides to insure parallelism with […]

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