Thimble Press

Key features of VHE´s Thimble Press:

  • Strong built
  • Reliable in operation
  • Large cylinders
  • Short cycle time – in-line installation
  • Low maintenance costs

VHE also fabricate thimble presses where one thimble is broken of the stub at a time. Such a machine is much simpler but can be an interesting choice where cycle time is not critical.
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VHE has designed and fabricated a thimble removal presses with several novel features.

VHE´s thimble press is designed for use with stubs arranged three in line but may be adapted for other configurations. Uniquely, the design permits the machine to automatically adjust to yokes with different stem offsets, a necessary feature at certain smelters