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Laboratory Press Parts and Accessories for Carver Presses


Testing and Processing Equipment Including Polished Plates, Evacuable Pellet Dies, Test Cylinder Outfits (TCO's) and Many Other Items for Labs

Polished pressing plates.

Polished Pressing Plates

Polished stainless steel pressing plates for laminating applications. (Picture shows all 3 different sizes available) Reference Table Below
Evacuable pellet press dies.

Evacuable Pellet Dies

Used with Pellet Presses to form the pellets for use in IR and x-ray spectroscopy. The stainless steel die includes a fitting for vacuum source connection. (6, 12, 13, 25, 31 and 40mm dies available.) Reference Table Below Not recommended for use in heated presses.
Test cylinder outfits.

Test Cylinder Outfits (TCO's)

No. 2090-0 - 1.125" Unheated Stainless Steel Test Cylinder Outfit (TCO's)

No. 2091-5 - 2.25" Unheated Stainless Steel Test Cylinder Outfit (TCO's)

Consult factory for special test cylinder sizes. For molding, forming bricks, briquettes, pressure forming, crushing, pressing plant and animal tissues, fluid extraction, extrusion and flow tests. Note: For use in Carver standard presses (excluding pellet presses) Reference Table Below Not recommended for use in heated presses.

Test cylinder outfits.

Test Cylinder Outfits (TCO's)

No. 2090.1 Filter Pads

12 Filter pads for 1.125" sized test cylinders

No. 2091.1 Filter Pads

12 Filter pads for 2.25" sized test cylinders

Plate kits for lab presses.

Plate Kit Assemblies

No. 5021 KBr Buffer Plate and 6" x 6" Single Hardened Steel Platen with Centering Grooves

No. 5022 KBr Buffer Plate and 9" x 9"Single Hardened Steel Platen with Centering Grooves

Recommended for use with pellet dies and test cylinder outifts. Picture shows 5021 installed in 3851 press.

Vacuum pump kit.

No. 3874 Vacuum Pump

Used with pellet presses to evacuate gases from pellet dies. Includes vacuum gauge and connecting tubing. Available in 115V or 230V. (please specify)

Proppant crush test cylinder.

No. 5456 Proppant Crush Test Cylinder

This die is designed to test proppant used in the hydraulic fracturing process. Based on ISO 13503-2:2006(E) Crush Cell.
Cell: 2" ID x 3.38" tall including removable base, wall thickness is >0.5"
Piston: 3.5" tall
All parts constructed of D2 Tool Steel, hardened to 52-56 Rockwell C

Swivet bearing plate.

No. 2092 Swivel Bearing Plate

Carver presses are frequently used for crushing and breaking tests of standard 2" x 2" cubes and 2" x 4" cylinders of concrete samples or similar crushing tests. Swivel Bearing Plates adjust slightly to the sample to assure proper application of pressure. For unheated models only. Requires safety shield.

Pharmaceutical punch and die holder.

No. 818744C Pharmaceutical Punch and Die Holder

This punch and die holder permits testing of pellet and tablet samples. It works with standard BB2 type tooling in most Carver presses, including Auto Series presses. The set includes an anodized aluminum holding fixture, steel shims to adjust for various size samples, and an anodized aluminum ejector. (Does not include dies) Not recommended for use in heated presses.

Cage equipment.

No. 2094 Cage Equipment

When using Carver presses to press moisture from fibrous materials, extract fats, oils or juices from vegetable or animal tissues, splitting chilled oils or separating crystals from liquors, these accessories are useful. Cage equipment consists of cylinder, plunger, steel discs, felt discs, tray and bulb syringe. Requires a daylight opening of 16 inches. Not recommended for use in heated presses.

Stainless steel fluid pan.

No. 237005 Stainless Steel Pan

Fluid pan for use with Test Cylinder Outfits.The stainless steel pan captures the release fluid. Also included with purchase of unheated Test Cylinder Outfits.

Heated test cylinder outfits.

Heated Test Cylinder Outfits

No. 2472-1 (115V) & 2472-2 (230V) 1.125" ID

No. 2417-1 (115V) & 2417-2 (230V) 2.25" ID

Complete with band heater, insulation, thermostat, stainless steel housing and handle. Max. force 35,000 lbs for 1.125" and 99,000 lbs for the 2.25" applied load @ 400°F. (Not for use with Model 4350 Series, Mini C, Model C Presses or Heated Presses. This TCO may be used in an unheated Model M with plate kit 5022) Reference Table Below Not recommended for use in heated presses. (Picture shows 2472)

Reference Table

Polished Plates and Blotters (for laminating applications)
235020 Polished Stainless Steel plate with #8 polished mirror finish on one side and 2-3 micro-inch finish, 6" x 6" x .03" thick
235021 Polished Stainless Steel plate with #8 polished mirror finish on one side and 2-3 micro-inch finish, 9" x 9" x .03" thick
235022 Polished Stainless Steel plate with #8 polished mirror finish on one side and 2-3 micro-inch finish, 9" x 12" x .03" thick
235023 Polished Stainless Steel plate with #8 polished mirror finish on one side and 2-3 micro-inch finish, 12" x 12" x .03" thick
823003 Protective blotter, 6" x 6"
823012 Protective blotter, 9" x 9"
823005 Protective blotter, 9" x 12"
823001 Protective blotter, 12" x 12"
Pellet Dies
4417 6mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 3,500 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
4946 12mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 13,000 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
3619 13mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 18,000 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
4369 25mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 47,000 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
3902 31mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 60,000 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
3876 40mm pellet die, constructed of 440 SS, 70,000 lbs. Maximum Applied Force
Unheated Test Cylinder Outfits (TCO's)
2090-0 1.125" ID x 3" high, Test Cylinder Outfit, 440 SS, 19 tons Maximum Applied Force
2091-5 2.25" ID x 3" high, Test Cylinder Outfit, 440 SS, 51 tons Maximum Applied Force
Heated Test Cylinder Outfits (TCO's)
2472-1 1.125" ID x 3" high, Heated Test Cylinder Outfit, Maximum force 35,000 lbs applied load at 400 deg F, 115V
2472-2 1.125" ID x 3" high, Heated Test Cylinder Outfit, Maximum force 35,000 lbs applied load at 400 deg F, 230V
2417-1 2.25" ID x 3.75" high, Heated Test Cylinder Outfit, Maximum force 99,000 lbs applied load at 400 deg F, 115V
2417-2 2.25" ID x 3.75" high, Heated Test Cylinder Outfit, Maximum force 99,000 lbs applied load at 400 deg F, 230V
Proppant Crush Test Cylinder
5456 2" ID Proppant Crush Test Cylinder based on ISO 13503-2:2006(E)
Available Plate Kit Assemblies
Part NumberDescriptionRecommended For
5021 Includes: (1) KBr Buffer Plate (90mm diameter), mounts to the Top Bolster and (1) 6" x 6" hardened steel plate with centering grooves, mounts to the Moving Bolster on top of ram. Used with Dies and Test Cylinder Outfits
5022 Includes: (1) KBr Buffer Plate (90mm diameter), mounts to the Top Bolster and (1) 9" x 9" hardened steel plate with centering grooves, mounts to the Moving Bolster on top of ram. Used with Dies and Test Cylinder Outfits