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LP 400kN Rubber Laboratory Press

ISO 2393 | ASTM D3182

Force Capacity: 24kN - 400 kN | 2.4 ton - 40 ton
Platen size: 296 x 296 mm | 11.65 x 11.65 in
Daylight Layer Options: Double

Floor-standing hydraulic rubber curing press with 400kN of load force, the most precise temperature uniformity, and platen parallelism.

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LP 400kN Rubber Laboratory Press

MonTech rubber lab press series, including the LP 400 kN, features the high performance components for 27/7 curing and preparation of rubber samples. The 400 kN unit is designed in accordance with ISO, ASTM, DIN, GB and other international rubber press standards for unmatched temperature uniformity, parallelism and safety.


  • Complete compliance with ASTM D3182 or ISO 2393
  • Adjustable press force 24kN – 400kN | 2.4 ton – 40 ton
  • Digitally controlled force and speed
  • High-speed hydraulics
  • Single daylight access
  • Small footprint for benchtop use
  • Temperature accuracy of ± 0.5°C
  • Digital PID-controlled heating systems
  • Platen parallelism better than 0.1 mm/m.
  • Air cooled heat exchange
  • Programmable operator display
  • Pneumatic front shield
  • Front-side mold access
  • Over a dozen customizable safety features

Platen Options

  • Custom platen sizes and additional heating zones
  • Increased Platen Temperature Ranges
  • Software programmable heating and platen cooling
  • Water cooling platens
  • Additional heating options: Steam or oil
  • Heater timers and cycle counters

Hydraulic Options

  • Low pressure press systems
  • Increased hydraulic cylinder stroke
  • Electronically controlled contact gauge for increased energy efficiency and press noise reduction
  • Custom ejection cylinders for molded part removal

Mechanical Options

  • Press down acting options
  • Custom Tie Rods
  • Automated platen shuttles
  • Multiple daylight Options
  • Sliding or tilting platens
  • Custom Mold mounts
  • Platen ejection systems
  • Work tables

Electrical Options

  • Data interface - MonPress
  • Light Curtains
  • Alarm systems
  • Mold heat temperature controllers
  • Platen Display Lighting
Lab Press Closure
Lab Press Platen

Technical Specifications


Range: 50 - 400 kN

Press Platen Size

296 x 296 mm


4.5 bar / 65 psi


460 V, 60 Hz

Platen Pressure

4.57 N/mm2

Max. Temperature

250 °C / 480°F

Temperature Accuracy


Heating Type


Capacity per Platen

4.0 kW


Opening Speed: 20mm/s
Closing Speed: 30mm/s
Pressing Speed: 1.5 - 3 mm/s
Stroke Travel: 200 mm

Cylinder Stroke

300 mm

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1695mm x 800mm x 590mm


800 kg

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