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    As of the moment I do not care about speed, I am just thinking about work potentially performed.
    I have been "thinking" of a Class II lever.

    Ralph

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    In that case you need to determine the travel distance required of the die versus the available travel distance of the applying force in this case possibly a hydraulic jack. if you need 2" of die travel and your jack has 6 inches the available force would be 3 to 1 ignoring any resistance forces such as the coefficient of friction 20 tons could effectively be turned into 60 tons but more probably not more than 55 tons
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    Here's a pic of the dies and the foot pedal.
    20 ton Air/Hydraulic Mini Press-dies.jpg

    These are only the first of the dies. I'm sure to make more as needed, since it doesn't take much to whip up a set. You can weld anything onto a piece of .25" x 2"x 4" steel with the dies being 3" wide.

    20 ton Air/Hydraulic Mini Press-foot-pedal.jpg
    this foot pedal has one inlet and two outlets. I capped one outlet. It is a TEMCo PV0011. I got it off fleabay. Hope this helps.

    If I get more involved in the press work I'll have my brother in law put something together for me. That will cost though. This project was actually around $100 with the foot pedal.

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    Thanks, I would like to see a video of the dies in action. I ordered that foot pedal.

    Ralph

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    class 3 doesn't look like it'll work


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