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

Model 3850 Bench Top Laboratory Manual Press

3850 Mini C manual, bench top laboratory press.

(Model Mini C) Twelve ton manual, two-column hydraulic press with 6" x 6" square platens. Compact and portable, requiring less bench space than our Model C. This press is ideal for constricted bench space or glove box applications, as well as field work. It features adjustable daylight, steel construction for rigid precision and includes safety shield for operator protection. Easy to-read dual scale analog gauge, reading in pounds force and metric tons. (picture shown with analog gauge)

Specifications of the Bench Top Manually Unheated Mini C 3850 Model Press:

  • Manually operated
  • Clamping force 12 tons
  • Daylight opening 0.75" – 7" (Factory set at 6”)
  • Stroke 5-1/8”
  • Two (2) fully threaded columns
  • 6” x 6” work area
  • 0-24,000 lb Analog pressure gauge (digital gauge also available)
  • Light gray safety shield
  • Dark gray frame
  • Dimensions: 12”L-R x 16”F-B x 25”H (uncrated)
  • Weight: 125 pounds (uncrated)

Available Options:

  • Force Calibration Certificate using equipment traceable to NIST (part# 1525.00001) [each]
  • 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)
  • KBr buffer plate with centering grooves, recommended for use with dies (catalog #5021)
  • Set of two (2) 6"x 6" Hardened Steel Plates (catalog #5023) (recommended if solid smooth surface presses)
  • 12 ton hydraulic unit repair kit (catalog #3729)
  • Carver Special Hydraulic Fluid (Oil) (part #2170)
  • Two gauge manifold (catalog #2096-1CE for Mini C)
  • 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