Ulrich Hermann | Product manager | Hydraulic Forging Presses

Telephone +49 (0)7123 1805 0
Fax +49 (0)7123 41231
E-mail hermann(at)wepuko.de

Oliver Buck | Project manager | Hydraulic Forging Presses

Telephone +49 (0)7123 1805 0
Telefax +49 (0)7123 41231
E-mail buck(at)wepuko.de

Open die forging presses

Our scope of supply includes all presses and manipulators for the open-die forging industry, with modern hydraulic drives and electronic control systems for automatic and programmed working between 5 MN to 185 MN.

For the open die forging industry, we plan complete systems. We check and organize forging programs, select the required machines, calculate production time and costs, and provide economic viability calculations.


30/36 MN press at Otto Fuchs (Germany), pull-down design
185 MN press at CITIC (China), push-down design

TV feature: 438 tons ingot open die forging

PAHNKE 185 MN hydraulic forging press at CITIC in China.

Most powerful and fastest open die forging press in the titanium industry

Forging of titanium and super alloys is very demanding. Baoti in China uses the world’s most powerful and fastest open die forging press in the titanium industry made by PAHNKE (80/100 MN press force, two columns, pull-down design). It’s PMSD drive, highly intelligent control systems and sophisticated design secure Baoti’s leading position.

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