Molding Press compresses composite materials.

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This 400 ton, down acting hydraulic compression molding press has 120 x 60 in. platens that are electrically heated with additional zones to assure temperature uniformity. It has integral hydraulic system, programmable control system, adjustable pressing speed, automatic bump cycle and audible alarm for cure cycle end. Press has reinforced moving bolster for rigidity and stability, fast close jack rams, dual safety ratchets and light curtain.



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New Wabash 400 Ton, Large Platen Down Acting Compression Molding Press


A new 400 ton, large platen, down acting hydraulic compression molding press developed for molding of composite materials is being offered by WABASH MPI. The press has 120" x 60" platens that are electrically heated with additional zones to assure temperature uniformity. Other features include integral hydraulic system, programmable control system, adjustable pressing speed, automatic bump cycle and audible alarm for cure cycle end.

In addition, the new WABASH press has reinforced moving bolster for rigidity and stability, fast close jack rams, dual safety ratchets and light curtain front and back. WABASH produces a wide range of down acting presses from 15 to 1000 tons clamp force with various platen sizes and temperatures available to 1200°F.

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