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Hydraulic Molding Presses for Laboratory Applications from Carver, Inc.

Model 3690 & 3693 Manual Hydraulic Heated Laboratory Press

Models 3690 and 3693 Manual hydraulic heated lab presses.

(Models 3690 & 3693) 7.5 & 25 ton, manual, four-column hydraulic lab press with digital heated platens. Electrically heated 15” x 15” platens for temperatures up to 650 deg f (343 C upon request), with one digital controller per platen. Easy-to-read dual scale analog gauge, reading in pounds force and metric tons. (picture shown with analog gauge)


No. 3690, 7.5 15" x 15" Heated Press


No. 3693, 25 Ton, 15" x 15" Heated Press (not pictured)

Calibration Options Available

Force calibration (p/n 1525.00001) by instruments traceable to NIST are available for new equipment and new gauges. Temperature calibration (p/n 1525.00003) also available for new equipment. 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.

 

Specifications of the Bench Top Manually Heated Models 7.5-15H & 25-15H (3690 & 3693) Press:

  • Manually operated
  • Clamping force 7.5 & 25 tons
  • Daylight opening 4"
  • Stroke 5-1/8” & 6-1/2"
  • Four (4) columns
  • Heated platen package, including:
    • Two (2) 15” x 15” electrically heated steel platens
    • 3000 watts per platen
    • Temperature range up to 650 deg F
    • One (1) digital temperature controller per platen
  • 0-15,000 & 0-50,000 lb Analog pressure gauges (digital gauge also available)
  • 230/1 supply voltage FLA 22
  • Light gray safety shield
  • Dark gray frame
  • Electrical disconnect (non-fused)

Available Options:

  • Manual cooling including hoses (catalog #3856.4021 or 3693.4021)
  • Force Calibration Certificate using equipment traceable to NIST (part #1525.00001) [each]
  • Temperature Calibration by instruments traceable to NIST (part #1525.00003) [per digital controller]
  • Floor stand 30"L-R x 23.5"F-B x 23.5"H Wt 150# (catalog #223160C)
  • Manifold Kit for Cooling Hoses (part #5605)
  • Hydraulic unit repair kit for 7.5 ton (3690) press (catalog #3729)
  • Hydraulic unit repair kit for 25 ton (3693) press (catalog #3730)
  • Carver Special Hydraulic Fluid (Oil) (part #2170)
  • Two gauge manifold (catalog #2096CE)
  • Digital Gauge (catalog #6306.BN12 10 lb) for 15 ton press and (6306.BN32 10 lb) for 25 ton press
    • Easy read LCD Round Gauge Face
    • Stem Mounted for Manual Presses only
    • Battery powered
    • Peak-hold capability
    • Readings generate in 10 pound increments on 15,000 (3690) or 50,000 (3693) pound gauge
    • Approx. accuracy: +/-1% of reading between 1,000 lbs. & 15,000 or 50,000 lbs. force
Catalog NumberMax. Clamp
Force, Tons (lb)
Platen
Size (in)
Ram
Stroke (in)
Daylight Opening
(in)
Overall Size
W x D (in)
Height (in)Weight (lb)
3690.4100000 7.5 (15,000) 15 x 15  5-1/8  4  32 x 28  30  900
3693.4020000 25 (50,000) 15 x 15  6-1/2  4  32 x 28  35  1,200