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Proppant Crush Test Presses from Carver, Inc. - For use with frac sand, resin coated sand and ceramic proppant

Model CMG28-12-PCR

Monarch Series proppant crush tester, frac sand press.
  • Compatible with ISO 13503-2:2006
  • For use with frac sand, resin coated sand and ceramic proppant

Carver Inc. is proud to introduce Model CMG28-12-PCR proppant Crush Test press. This Monarch Series press meets the critical demands of ISO 13503-2:2006 with unsurpassed cycle repeatability. The proportional hydraulic system is capable of applying a constant rate of 13.8 MPa/min. (2000 PSI min.) from 2 ton to 28 ton clamp force within a ±2.5% deviation. The operator interface allows easy setup of press control parameters and includes ample recipe storage.

Specifications of Model CM28-12-PCR Proppant Crush Test Press:

  • Compression force: 2-28 ton
  • Minimum 1,275 psi on a 2" diameter crush die
  • Maximum 17,800 psi on a 2" diameter crush die
  • Hardened plates: 12” L-R x 12” F-B fully guided platens to ensure parallelism
  • Positive stop on platens for centering the crush die
  • Open daylight: 6”-12”
  • Cylinder stroke: 6”
  • Self-contained hydraulic system
  • Available with and without 2” ID crush die (compatible with ISO 13503-2)
  • “Mini” ViewPoint control system including:
  • Allen Bradley programmable controller
  • PanelView Touch screen interface
  • Closed-loop control of clamp pressure
  • Real time graphical display of process parameters
  • Recipe storage (up to 30 recipes of 24 segments)
  • Two hand close buttons
  • Polycarbonate safety guards around the clamp area with manual sliding interlocked operator gate
  • Dimensions: 46” w x 35” d x 74” h
  • Weight: 1,900 lbs

Model CMG40-12-PCR

40 ton Monarch Series proppant frac sand crush test press.
  • Compatible with ISO 13503-2:2006
  • For use with frac sand, resin coated sand and ceramic proppant

Carver Inc. is proud to introduce Model CMG40-12-PCR proppant Crush Test press. This Monarch Series press meets the critical demands of ISO 13503-2:2006 with unsurpassed cycle repeatability. The proportional hydraulic system is capable of applying a constant rate of 13.8 MPa/min. (2000 PSI min.) from 2 ton to 40 ton clamp force within a ±2.5% deviation. The operator interface allows easy setup of press control parameters and includes ample recipe storage.

Specifications of Model CM40-12-PCR Proppant Crush Test Press:

  • Compression force: 2-40 ton
  • Minimum 1,275 psi on a 2" diameter crush die
  • Maximum 25,000 psi on a 2" diameter crush die
  • Hardened plates: 12” L-R x 12” F-B fully guided platens to ensure parallelism
  • Positive stop on platens for centering the crush die
  • Open daylight: 6”-12”
  • Cylinder stroke: 6”
  • Self-contained hydraulic system
  • Available with and without 2” ID crush die (compatible with ISO 13503-2)
  • “Mini” ViewPoint control system including:
  • Allen Bradley programmable controller
  • PanelView Touch screen interface
  • Closed-loop control of clamp pressure
  • Real time graphical display of process parameters
  • Recipe storage (up to 30 recipes of 24 segments)
  • Two hand close buttons
  • Polycarbonate safety guards around the clamp area with manual sliding interlocked operator gate
  • Dimensions: 46” w x 35” d x 74” h
  • Weight: 2,400 lbs