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Small Flat Bed Die Presses For Manual Applications

Model LAF

The Freeman Schwabe® Small Format Flat Bed Press, Model LAF, is a four-post press which is ideal for low-tonnage through-cutting, kiss-cutting, molding/trimming and lamination programs.  This small format flatbed press can be equipped with either a pneumatic or hydraulic cylinder with up to 30 tons of force.  The pressure, or force can be variable depending upon your application requirements for either the pneumatic or hydraulic versions.  The Freeman Schwabe® Model LAF includes the ability to dwell with or without pressure.

Features & Options

  • Rigid four-post construction
  • Pneumatic or Hydraulic
  • Built-in head and dwell control
  • Capable of using multiple types of tooling
    • Steel Rule
    • Match Metal/Male/Female
    • Flex Dies/Clicker Dies
  • Cutting surfaces can be plastic pad, steel plate or medical grade PET/Mylar

Technical Specifications

Power/Force Pneumatic or Hydraulic
Platen Sizes From 10″ to 50″ Depth x Width (others available upon request)
Tonnages Available From 1 ton to 30 tons
Stroke/Daylight Dependent upon application requirements
Power 230/460

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Cutting Materials

  • Automotive Interior Components
  • Cloth
  • Foam
  • Hardboard
  • Laminates
  • Medical Devices
  • Vinyl

Market Applications

  • Automotive Molding, Trimming & Lamination
  • Batteries & Fuel Cells
  • Digital Graphic Printing
  • Film
  • Medical Devices
  • Printed Circuits/Electronics

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