Wabash MPI offers standard and custom composite moulding, compression moulding, vacuum moulding, transfer moulding, laboratory and R&D presses, as well as a series of 'all electric' compression presses.

The Genesis Series Presses are available from 15 to 150 tons for compression moulding of composites, rubber and plastics, while the Vantage Series ranges from 150 to 1000 tons and moulds sheet moulding compound (SMC), fibreglass, Kevlar and other composite materials.

Carver offers two-column and four column benchtop, manual and automatic hydraulic laboratory presses with clamping capacities from 12 to 48 tons.

Carver presses are suited for various materials research such as plastics and elastomers, as well as pharmaceuticals, analytical chemistry, lab testing, laminating and other applications including sample preparation.

SAMPE 2012 takes place on 21-24 May.