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manual press manual press - 12-12H-ASTM


  • Operation:


  • Function:

    compression, for molding

  • Other characteristics:

    bench-top, laboratory

  • Opening:

    Min.: 0 in

    Max.: 10 in


Manual ASTM Press for Testing Specimens of Plastics, Elastomers and Other Thermoplastic Materials.
Model 12-12H-ASTM Catalog #4391-ASTM

The Manual ASTM Model 12-12H-ASTM (catalog# 4391) was designed to perform the ASTM compression molding of test plaques or bar specimens of Type I, II, III, IV or V polyethylene and other thermoplastic resins. The procedure is in conformance with ASTM Method D 4703 Procedure C (formerly D1928, Procedure C). This compression molding press is equipped with heating and manually water cooled 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.

Specifications of the Bench Top Manual ASTM Plastic Molding Model 12-12H-ASTM (4391-ASTM):
Clamping force 12 tons
Adjustable Daylight 0" – 10" (Factory set at 4-½”)
Stroke 5-1/8”
Four (4) fully threaded columns
Two (2) 12” x 12” electrically heated steel platens cored for ASTM water cooling, Temperature range up to 343ºC, sized for 8 ºC/minute temperature rise, Platen & perimeter insulation, Programmed platen cooling per ASTM D-4703 Procedure C (formerly D1928 procedure C), Package includes platens designed for flood cooling, inlet and outlet manifolds and valves for platens, programmable temperature controllers with ramp capability, One digital temperature controller per platen
0-24,000 lb analog pressure gauge (in 200 lb increments)
230V 1-Ph supply voltage
Electrical disconnect (non-fused)
Dimensions: 32 ”L-R x 29”F-B x 53”H (uncrated)
Weight: 770 pounds (uncrated)