Carver, Inc.

Carver, Inc.

Carver, Inc.

For more than 100 years Carver hydraulic presses have been the standard for laboratories around the world. Carver Model C presses alone are in use in more laboratories than any other press. The current Carver line has been expanded and improved with more sizes, options, features, and quality performance than any other line presses. Standard choices now include two-column and four-column, bench top and floor standing, and manual and automatic presses with clamping capacities from 12 to 100 tons. Automatic `Auto Series` presses include user-friendly microprocessor based controls and integral safety enclosures. Accessories include new self-contained, electrically operated AutoPak hydraulic power unit for retrofit to existing manual Carver presses.

Company details

1569 Morris Street, P.O. Box 544 , Wabash , Indiana 46992-0554 USA
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Laboratory Equipment
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Carver, Inc. Company Profile: Laboratory Press Equipment, Manual and Automatic Presses and Accessories


  • Materials research: ceramics, composites, construction materials, cosmetics, drugs, pharmaceuticals, powder metals, printed circuit boards, rubber, silicone and other elastomers, soil, thermoplastic resins and thermosets.
  • Quality and performance testing of physical properties: compression strength, flexural strength, shear strength, flow and color dispersion.
  • Lab testing: ASTM test plaque or bar molds for polyethylene and polypropylene.
  • Laminating: credit cards, ID cards, plaques and printed circuit boards
  • Other applications: composite molding, compression molding, crushing, encapsulation, extrusion, forming, insert pressing, producing KBr pellets for infrared spectroscopy, metal forming (dimpling), insert molding, oil extraction, pelletizing, specimen preparation, splice molding, splitting chilled oils, transfer molding, and vulcanizing rubber stamps.

Specialized Applications
Special presses dedicated to specific applications include ASTM test plaque or bar molding, pellet making (KBr specimens for infrared an x-ray spectroscopy), laminating and rubber stamp molding.

Custom Presses, Too
In addition to the model shown on this web site, Carver designs and manufactures a wide variety of custom made presses and accessories to suit your specific application. Please consult the factory for any equipment not specifically listed on this site.


ACS is committed to providing value to our customers with the highest quality products and services for their manufacturing process needs. The overall objective of ACS is to exceed customer requirements for quality.

Specific objectives include:

  • Measure and improve customer satisfaction
  • Incorporate continuous improvement into daily activity
  • Establish and utilize teams to drive operational excellence
  • Minimize internal and external failure

This will be accomplished through measurement of our key business metrics; leadership and employee participation; quality system documentation; compliance auditing; process management and control; and continuous process and system improvement.

Carver, Inc. Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Carver, Inc. has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification for the design, market, manufacture and service of hydraulic and pneumatic presses and their accessories. Assessed and approved by Eagle Registrations, Inc.