Pneumatic presses add options

Sept. 6, 2023
Wabash MPI and Carver Inc.’s PNP series now offers down-acting clamp configuration, vacuum chamber construction and 5-micron particulate air filters.

PNP pneumatic press Wabash MPI and Carver Inc.’s PNP pneumatic press series can be used for lab or production work for a wide range of applications, including molding rubber and composites, performing plastics testing and destructive testing, and preparing samples. The PNP presses are available in three standard sizes; 0.5-ton, 2-ton and 5-ton models, as well as table-top or floor-standing models. They have a maximum operating temperature of 500 degrees Fahrenheit, and come with standard platen sizes from 8 inches by 8 inches to 18 inches by 18 inches.    

What’s new? A series of new options, including down-acting clamp configuration, vacuum chamber construction for vacuum-assist applications, and 5-micron particulate air filters. 

Benefits Expanded customer capabilities. New optional features include clean-room compatibility, manual or automatic platen cooling and CE-certified models. 

Wabash MPI, Wabash, Ind., 260-563-1184, 

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