Materials Manufacturing Science Lab
4′ x 8′ Erie Mill & Press
1800 ton hydraulic press (provides 725 psi on a full sized 52”x100” mat). The press is PLC controlled, with complete data collection for printout of press scheduling data and graphs. The press can be controlled in either position (to within 0.003”) or pressure control (within 2 psi). Energy is provided either by hot oil (up to 500ºF) heated platens or radio frequency (10 kV, 30 kW Thermex-Thermatron system).