DIY hydraulic press


In this video, we’ll show you how to create a powerful hydraulic press with a capacity of 4 tons by using waste iron materials or unused goods. You will need basic tools and equipment only.
You need to build the metal frame and make a press with a hydraulic jack.

What you need

  • 100x50x4 Rectangular Steel Tube
  • 60×60 V steel bar
  • Steel strip
  • Welder
  • Angle ginder
  • Always use security features like glasses, gloves and welding helmet

How to do it

  1. Prepare material to required length
  2. Weld material for construction together
  3. Add base to construction
  4. Drill holes to construction
  5. Add pins for material base
  6. Add material base
  7. Add movable base for hydraulic press
  8. Mount hydraulic press to base
  9. Connect press base with construction

The result is that this press can for example easily insert a new wheel bearing in a car and much more!


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