20 ton 7 position progressive ram end forming machine for tube and pipe from 0.125’’- 2.0’’ diameter. Ram-18 has tube cut-off capability for after bend.  Proto-1’s tube cut-off technology is industry leading and allows for a quick cut-off resulting in no burr’s.

Proto-1’s RAM-18 End Form Applications: offset expands, coping, piercing, trim/form, tube reducing, bending, swaging, slotting, spline, hole punch, beading, flaring, notching, and large bead.


  • Tube Diameter: 0.125″ – 2.0″
  • Tube Wall: 0.020″ – 0.083″
  • Cycle Time: 8-30 seconds depending on end form and material type
  • Hydraulic Cylinders Clamp (30 ton vertical with 5″ bore and 4″ stroke)
  • Hydraulic Cylinders Ram (20 ton horizontal with 4″ bore and 6″ stroke)
  • Tooling Shuttle Bar: 7 position ram shuttle(1-tube stop and 6-tools)
  • Dimensions: 76.1″ length x 63.8″ width x 90.6″ height

Standard Features

  • Warranty: One year from date of purchase
  • Voltage: Standard (480v/60hz/3phase)
  • Controls: Allen Bradley PLC
  • Operational Screen: Allen Bradley HMI Touchscreen
  • Oil Tank: 40 gallons
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooling: Fan air cooled system
  • Part/Tooling Cooling: Flood cooling system w/ drip pan
  • Paint Color: Proto-1 blue
  • Cycle Start: Finger switch

Safety Features

  • Light curtains
  • E-stop on the swing arm
  • Pneumatic lockout point
  • Electrical lockout point


  • UL or CUL certifications can be added for additional cost
  • Other power options are available and can be quoted
  • Custom control available upon request and can be quoted
  • Custom designed fixtures for tubing
  • Water cooling system available upon request
  • Custom safety features available upon request
  • Custom paint available upon request