Wabash MPI and Carver Introduces New Options for PNP Pneumatic Presses

Press release submitted on behalf of Wabash MPI and Carver, Inc.

Press makers Wabash MPI and Carver Inc., Wabash, Indiana, have expanded customer capabilities for lab or production work with new options available for their PNP series pneumatic presses.

Standard PNP pneumatic presses are available in 0.5 ton, 2 ton, and 5 ton models, and standard platen sizes from 8” X 8” – 18” X 18”.  New optional features to this line include down-acting clamp configuration, vacuum chamber construction for vacuum assist applications, and UKCA certification to meet United Kingdom requirements.

The PNP series excels in a wide range of applications — from molding rubber and composites to laminating, plastics testing, fluid/resin extraction, destructive testing, bonding, and sample preparation.

Each of these customizable presses is manufactured in Wabash, Indiana, and features table-top or floor-standing, four-post construction. The PNP series also boasts a maximum operating temperature of 500 degrees F and many available platen sizes.

Other Standard Features Include:

  • Low-friction seals and bearings
  • Infinite-life framework
  • NFPA pneumatic cylinders
  • 90 PSIG design pressure
  • 5-micron particulate air filters

Additional Optional Features Include:

  • Proportional pressure and temperature control
  • CE certified models
  • Customizable for cleanroom compatibility
  • 800 degree F platens for high-temperature applications
  • Manual or automatic Platen cooling
  • Heat tube platens for superior uniformity

With the wide array of standard features available, and the growing list of customizable options, the PNP Series continues to be the most versatile pneumatic press line on the market.

For more information, visit wabashmpi.com or carverpress.com.

About Wabash
Since the first Wabash press was built in 1941, Wabash Metal Products, Inc. (Wabash MPI) has emerged as a premier domestic and international supplier of production and laboratory hydraulic, pneumatic and electric presses. With over 12,000 presses produced, our ISO 9001-2015 certified manufacturing facility in Wabash, IN, has the experience and expertise to tackle the most challenging press applications. Wabash MPI has expanded into presses for production compression molding, transfer molding, C-frame as well as presses with vacuum assist.

About Carver
Carver is a leading manufacturer and supplier of standard and custom hydraulic presses for laboratory applications such as pelletizing, lab testing, pharmaceuticals, liquid extraction, laminating, specimen preparation and other applications. Carver’s full line of two-column and four-column benchtop, floor standing, manual, automatic, pneumatic and hydraulic presses offer clamping capacities from .5 to 150 tons. Carver also offers a wide variety of laboratory accessories for applications in IR, XRF, pharmaceutical, oil extraction, proppant crush testing, color dispersion and more.