Presses

12,000 t Forging Press Line at Thyssen Krupp Gerlach, Danville


Spring elements set in the foundation pit
Construction of the foundation pit
Prestressable spring element, type VL
Spring elements set in the foundation pit
Lifting of the steel frame
Steel frame is positioned on the prestressed spring elements
Erection of the pit cover
Forging Line with 12.000 t Forging Press, type KSP 1200
12.000 t  SMS Eumuco Forging Press, type KSP 1200
Project
12,000 t Forging Press Line at Thyssen Krupp Gerlach, Danville

Enduser
ThyssenKrupp Gerlach Company, Danville, IL 61832, USA

Country
USA
Press manufacturer
SMS Eumuco GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany

Design Load
15,000 KN

Elastic Support
The forging press is resting on a steel frame, supported by 16 fully prestressable GERB spring elements, type VL

Execution
2003