Carver has developed the following press which is specially configured to perform the compression molding of test plaque or bar specimens of Type I, II, III or IV polyethylene and other thermoplastic resins. The procedure is in conformance with ASTM Method D 1928, Procedure C. The press is equipped with heating/cooling platens and a programmable digital controller which has a heating/cooling loop for each platen and built-in program for the required 15°/minute ±2°C cooling rate.
No. 3710-ASTM Model B, 30 tons
Floor standing, four column, automatic press with heating/cooling platens and programmable controller.
No. 4391-ASTM Model 12-12H-ASTM, 12 tons
Benchtop, four-column manual press with heating/cooling platens and programmable controller
No. 4393-ASTM (not pictured) Model AutoFour/15P-ASTM, 15 tons
Carver Auto Series self-containing press with heating/cooling platens and programmable controller.