Press capacity

The rated force a pressA machine tool with a stationary bed and a slide or ram that has reciprocating motion at right angles to the bed surface; the ram is guided in the frame of the machine. is designed to exert at a predetermined distance above the bottom of the strokeThe vertical movement of a ram during half of the cycle, from the full open to the full closed position or vice versa. of the ramThe main reciprocating member of a press, guided in the press frame, to which the punch or upper die is fastened..