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Carver Bench Top Standard Heated Presses: 7.5, 12, 25 and 30 Ton Capacity

Model 4123 Bench Top Laboratory Manual Press with Electrically Heated Platens

(Model 12-12-2H) Twelve ton, manual, two opening, four-column hydraulic lab press with digital heated platens. Fully guided moving platen assures parallelism over 12" x 12" surface. Easy-to-read dual scale analog gauge, reading in pounds force and metric tons. Electrically heated platens for temperatures up to 650 deg F (343 C upon request) with one digital controller per platen. (picture shown with analog gauge)

Specifications of the Bench Top Manual Heated Model 12-12-2H (4123) Press:

  • Manually operated
  • Clamping force 12 tons
  • Daylight opening 2 @ 3" each
  • Stroke 5-1/8”
  • Four (4) fully threaded columns
  • Heated platen package, including:
    • Both openings heated
    • Four (4) 12” x 12” electrically heated steel platens
    • 2600 watts per platen
    • Temperature range up to 650 deg F
    • One (1) digital temperature controller per platen
  • 0-24,000 lb Analog pressure gauge, reading in 200 lb increments (digital gauge also available)
  • 230/1 supply voltage FLA 22
  • Light gray safety shield
  • Dark gray frame
  • Electrical disconnect (non-fused)
  • Dimensions: 29”L-R x 27”F-B x 46”H (uncrated)
  • Weight: 1,035 pounds (uncrated)

Available Options:

  • Manual cooling including hoses; both openings heated and cooled (catalog #4123.4021)
  • Laminating style; top heated and bottom cooled (catalog #4123.4022)
  • 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 19"L-R x 19"F-B x 30"H Wt 125# (catalog #223171D)
  • Floor stand 36"L-R x 26"F-B x 30"H W/6" Casters Wt 260# (catalog #223215C)
  • 12 ton hydraulic unit repair kit (catalog #3729)
  • Carver Special Hydraulic Fluid (Oil) (part #2170)
  • Two gauge manifold (catalog #2096CE)
  • Additional gauge choice for two gauge manifold (each)
    • 0 - 500 Lb. gauge, 250 Kg, 5 lb increments (catalog #381042)
    • 0 - 1,000 Lb. gauge, 450 Kg, 10 lb increments (catalog #381001)
    • 0 - 2,000 Lb. gauge, 900 Kg, 20 lb increments (catalog #381002)
    • 0 - 5,000 Lb. gauge, 2250 Kg, 50 lb increments (catalog #381003)
    • 0 - 10,000 Lb. gauge, 4500 Kg, 100 lb increments (catalog #381004)
  • Digital Gauge (catalog# 6306.BN23 100 lb or 6306.BN22 10 lb)
    • Easy read LCD Round Gauge Face
    • Stem Mounted for Manual Presses only
    • Battery powered
    • Peak-hold capability
    • Readings generate in 100 or 10 pound increments on 24,000 pound gauge
    • Approx. accuracy: +/- 1% of reading between 1,000 lbs. & 24,000 lbs. force