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Shipbuilding Presses


Shipbuilding presses are one of the basic machines used in shipbuilding in shipyards.

These machines are used in the manufacture of big ships to form ship side wall plates and to bend the profiles in the ship skeleton to the desired degrees.

We specifically designed these presses for shipyards to meet the needs. In this way, our customers can do all the required sheet forming operations in ship construction with these presses.

Ship hull forming and rolling press - Shipbuilding press

The universal shipbuilding press with 3 functions in one

PSBP-Pro portal presses are the most common type of Pressmach shipbuilding presses. The presses are suitable for bending, spot stretching and form- and stretch-rolling by means of optional rolling units. The Pressmach P-SBP-Pro series Presses range from 1500 kN up to 30000 kN.

From this model have been installed almost 50 units worldwide in every major shipyard.

The presses work with and without crane manipulator(opt)and come with the rotary table being adjustable by motor. They can optional be transformed into roll presses in just a few steps.

This combination of three functions makes the press extremely universal to produce two and three-dimensional shaped panels.

Due to the flexible handling of upper and lower dies in combination with an optional crane-controlled manipulation of the work pieces, the most different forming procedures can be executed on the machine.

  • Pressing
  • Spinning
  • rolling
  • stretching
  • levelling
  • bending
  • lifting

The innovative and flexible manufacturing procedure for ship plates and similar segments is perfectly suitable for any shipyard production facility and especially also for suppliers for shipyards.


PSBP-Pro Shipbuilding Press series

PSBP-Pro Press series, is the line of Pressmach presses able to meet a number of needs in metal forming, levelling, bending, curving and 3D modelling. PSBP-Pro series models are portal presses, universal and versatile machines featuring by a master cylinder which may be equipped with various tools for 3D forming of sheet metal and profiles. 

The exclusive structural design and innovative electronic and hydraulic control assure a sturdy, stable shipbuilding press, precise in positioning and reliable over time. 

Our 3D PSBP-Pro forming presses are available with different capacities (from 150 to over 6000 tonnes) and different sizes (from 2 up to 12 m gap between uprights). In addition, for creating an automatic cycle, the machines in the range may be integrated with controlled crane handling systems.