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Carver Bench Top Standard Auto Series Plus Model Presses: 15, 25, 30 and 48 Ton Capacity

Automatic bench top lab presses.
Picture shows Auto Four/3012-PL,H, 30 ton capacity

Carver Auto Series Plus automatic laboratory presses feature a large 7” color touch screen operator interface, enhanced platen temperature control with auto-tuning, ramp heating capability, strorage of up to 250 recipes and real-time trending of force and temperature. Optional features include seven day timer for auto platen heat-up, data logging for cycle parameters, and access to logged data through Wi-Fi. 48 ton models include a wrap-around floor stand.


Auto Series Plus press models are available with 15 to 48 tons of clamping force and 6" x 6" to 19” x 19” platens. These benchtop presses are used in quality control and research and development for test sample preparations, destructive testing, molding, laminating and fluid extraction. See below table for press specifications.

 


ModelCatalog NumberMax. Clamp Force, Tons (lb)Heated PlatensPlaten Size (in)Ram Stroke (in)Daylight Opening (in)Overall Size W x D xH (in)Weight (lb)Voltage Supply
Two-Post Model
Auto C-PL 3888 15
(30,000)
No 6 x 6 6 .75 to 16 42.50 x 24 x 45 625 115/230
1 phase
Auto C-PL,H 3889 15
(30,000)
Yes 6 x 6 6 0 to 13 42.50 x 24 x 45 670 115/230
1 phase
Auto M-PL 3890 25
(50,000)
No 9 x 9 6 .75 to 16 42.50 x 24 x 45 625 115/230
1 phase
Auto MH-PL,H 3891 25
(50,000)
Yes 9 x 9 6 0 to 12 42.50 x 24 x 45 690 230
1 phase
Four-Post Model
AutoFour/1512-PL 3892 15
(30,000)
No 12 x 12 6 1 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 995 115/230 1 phase
AutoFour/1512-PL,H 3893 15
(30,000)
Yes 12 x 12 6 0 to 12 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,200 230 1 phase
AutoFour/1515-PL 4530 15
(30,000)
No 15 x 15 6 8 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,500 115/230 1 phase
AutoFour/1515-PL,H 4531 15
(30,000)
Yes 15 x 15 6 2 to 12 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,775 230 1 phase
AutoFour/3012-PL 3894 30
(60,000)
No 12 x 12 6 1 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 995 115/230 1 phase
AutoFour/3012-PL,H 3895 30
(60,000)
Yes 12 x 12 6 0 to 12 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,200 230 1 phase
AutoFour/3015-PL 4532 30
(60,000)
No 15 x 15 6 8 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,500 115/2301 phase
AutoFour/3015-PL,H 4533 30
(60,000)
Yes 15 x 15 6 2 to 12 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,775 230 1 phase
48 Ton Auto Series - Design includes wrap around Floor Stand
AutoFour/4815-PL 5400 48
(96,000)
No 15 x 15 4 6 to 19 55 x 36 x 72 3,074 115/230 1 phase
AutoFour/4815-PL,H 5401 48
(96,000)
Yes 15 x 15 4 0 to 15 55 x 36 x 72 3,384 230 1 phase
AutoFour/4818-PL 5402 48
(96,000)
No 18 x 18 4 6 to 19 55 x 36 x 72 3,074 115/230 1 phase
AutoFour/4818-PL,H 5403 48
(96,000)
Yes 18 x 18 4 0 to 15 55 x 36 x 72 3,444 230 1 phase
Available Options
Item DescriptionCatalog #
Floor Stand: 51" L-R x 23.5" F-B x 24" H, Wt. 385# for all standard Auto Series Presses (Excluding 48 Ton Models) 223321D
Floor Stand: 51" L-R x 23.5" F-B x 24" H, Wt. 385#, w/6" Casters for all standard Auto Series Presses (Excluding 48 Ton Models) 223319C
Auto cooling option; including manifolds and hoses List separate when requesting quote or placing order.
Temperature Calibration by instruments traceable to NIST on heated presses 1525.00003 (sold per controller)
Force Calibration Certificate using equipment traceable to NIST 1525.00001
Additional kits available  Consult Factory for details 
For existing equipment/gauges, please contact our Service Department to set up a Return Authorization Number by calling 260-563-7577, ext. 5238 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.