PI 074-16 Lohr am Main, 2016-10-19

Safety with system

Efficient machine functions: Bosch Rexroth’s high-performance press line modules IH04 type C follow a standardized control and safety concept.

Powerful, energy-efficient and safe: Bosch Rexroth presents innovative modular system for hydraulic press lines.

  • Press line modules with high force density for flows up to 2,000 l/min
  • Simplified engineering thanks to the use of standardized modules
  • High level of precision and reliability thanks to tried and tested valve technology
  • Block design: little pressure losses even with high flows

In the “Efficient machine functions for sheet-metal forming” solution area, Bosch Rexroth will show a new series of modularly set-up control plates for hydraulic press lines adjusted to DIN EN693:2009 at EuroBLECH 2016 (hall 11, D08). Tailored to current and future market requirements, the safety-related press line modules IH04 type C guarantee exact positioning, high press forces and short cycle times. Due to the uniform control plate construction with modular blocks, high-quality valves and a standardized safety concept according to the highest category 4 of standard EN693, the engineering time and the time-to-market can be shortened.

With regard to performance and economy, the new press line modules convince with a loss-optimized construction for flows up to 2,000 l/min and an operating pressure up to 350 bar. Thanks to the construction and the preferred use of cartridge valves, Bosch Rexroth could increase the flow by approx. 30% with almost unchanged low pressure losses and thus increase the force density and energy efficiency. Thanks to the patented switching principle with only two throttling points, the users moreover benefit from a low pressure loss in all press line movements.

The range of functions maps the latest state-of-the-art and comprises e.g. a proportional press force adjustment, slow retraction with spring tool, different rapid traverse modes as well as load-sensing in the high-response valve with detection of direction.

The scope of application is extended to all machine types the closing movement of which causes the safety requirements of the standards specified above. Apart from hydraulic press lines according to DIN EN693:2009, these also include plastic and rubber processing machines according to DIN EN289:2009.

In addition, the new press line modules IH04 type C support machine manufacturers in the project planning, particularly with regard to commissioning and risk consideration according to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and ISO 13849. Based on the standardized approach, special solutions may also be realized in a cost-efficient manner, without the need of having to produce an individual control plate as before. The modular concept allows for a uniform program structure across all frame sizes and thus considerably reduces the necessary programming work. For a simplified acceptance, Bosch Rexroth also provides a type-examination procedure (HSM15009-2015).

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 31.100 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5.4 billion euros in 2015.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

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