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Standard Unheated Bench Top Presses for Laboratory Use from Carver, Inc.

Bench Top Standard Unheated Presses in 12, 25, and 30 Ton Capacities


Carver has several models of standard unheated manual bench top laboratory presses in 12, 25 and 30 ton capacities. These lab presses are for palletizing, fluid extraction, pressure forming and destructive testing and other testing procedures. Click on an image below for more information.


NOTE: Pictures shown with both analog gauge and digital gauge. Standard manual presses come with analog gauge. Digital gauges available upon request. Consult factory for details. Please click on the images below for more information on that specific press model.

3850 12 ton Mini C standard bench top press. Model 4350.L 12 ton bench top laboratory press. 3851 12 ton Model C bench top lab press. Model 3853 12 ton standard bench top press.
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Model 3855 25 ton standard bench top press for laboratory use. Model 3968 bench top lab press. Model 3969 bench top laboratory manual press. Model No. 3970 30-ton, hydraulic bench top laboratory press
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Calibration Options Available

Force calibration (p/n 1525.00001) by instruments traceable to NIST are available for new equipment and new gauges. 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.

Catalog Number w/Shield38504350.L385139683969385338553970
ModelMini CPelletModel C12-1012-12Model M25-1230-12
Old Press Number33933620208637242696208927022698
Clamping Force: Tons 12 12 12 12 12 25 25 30
Clamping Force: (lb) 24,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 24,000 50,000 50,000 60,000
Platens (in) 6 x 6 4 round 6 x 6 10 x 7 12 x 12 9 x 9 12 x 12 12 x12
Ram Stroke (in) 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 6.5 6.5 6
Daylight Opening (in) .75 to 7 0 to 5.50 .75 to 18 1 to 16 1 to 15 .75 to 16 1 to 14 1 to 17
Overall Size w x d (in) 12 x 16 10.5 x 14 15 x 16 17 x 18 21 x 28 19 x 24 21 x 28 24 x 27
Height (in) 25 24.4 39 39 44 42 42 46
Weight (lb) 125 115 200 345 560 350 600 625