Standard Bench Top Auto Press
Standard Bench Top Auto Press

Carver Bench Top Standard Auto Series Plus Model Presses

15, 25, 30 and 48 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, storage of up to 250 recipes and real-time trending of force and temperature. Automatic bump sequence (can be programmed in any or all segments) Optional feature; Seven-day timer for auto platen heat-up. 48 ton models include an integral wrap-around floor stand.

Auto Series Plus press models are available with 15 to 48 tons of clamping force and 6″ x 6″ to 18” x 18” 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:

Bench Top Auto Presses Standard

Model Catalog Number Max. Clamp Force, Tons (lb) Heated Platens Platen Size (in) Ram Stroke (in) Daylight Opening (in) Overall Size W x D x H (in) Weight (lb) Voltage Supply
Two-Post Model
Auto C-PL 3888 15 (30,000) No 6 x 6 6 0.75 to 16 42.50 x 24 x 46 675 115/230V, 1-phase
Auto C-PL,H 3889 15 (30,000) Yes 6 x 6 6 0 to 12.5 42.50 x 24 x 46 715 115/230V, 1-phase
Auto M-PL 3890 25 (50,000) No 9 x 9 6 0.75 to 16 42.50 x 24 x 46 675 115/230V, 1-phase
Auto MH-PL,H 3891 25 (50,000) Yes 9 x 9 6 0 to 11 42.50 x 24 x 46 765 230V, 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 46 995 115/230V, 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 230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/1515-PL 4530 15 (30,000) No 15 x 15 6 8 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,500 115/230V, 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 230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/3012-PL 3894 30 (60,000) No 12 x 12 6 1 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 995 115/230V, 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 230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/3015-PL 4532 30 (60,000) No 15 x 15 6 8 to 17 50 x 29.25 x 46 1,500 115/230V, 1-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 230V, 1-phase
48 Ton Auto Series - Design includes wrap around Floor Stand
AutoFour/4815-PL 5400 48 (96,000) No 15 x 15 4.25 7 to 22 61 x 40 x 72 3,074 115/230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/4815-PL,H 5401 48 (96,000) Yes 15 x 15 4.25 2 to 15 61 x 40 x 72 3,384 230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/4818-PL 5402 48 (96,000) No 18 x 18 4.25 7 to 22 61 x 40 x 72 3,074 115/230V, 1-phase
AutoFour/4818-PL,H 5403 48 (96,000) Yes 18 x 18 4.25 0 to 15 61 x 40 x 72 3,444 230V, 1-phase
Available Options
Item Description Catalog #
Floor Stand: 24" H x 51" L-R x 24" F-B, Wt. 385# for Standard Auto PL Series Presses (Excluding 48 Ton Models) 223321D
Floor Stand: 24" H x 51" L-R x 24" F-B, Wt. 385#, w/6" Casters for Standard Auto PL 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 and/or PM services, please contact our Service Department to set up a Return Authorization Number by calling 260-233-6900 or email wabashservice@acscorporate.com for details.