Model S-3 BASIC Thermal Press

S-3 Thermal Press
This compact bench-top heatstaking press is ideal for small applications! The model S-3 shown above (in different view angles) is capable of up to 325 lbs. of force (Higher force models also available). It is available with up to two temperature zones with more if needed on a separate controller. These modular designed presses are also available without the base (LB Models) for use in custom systems. Actuator/thruster (LT Models) available without stand or base for remote/tight locations.


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84 Research Drive Milford, CT 06460
Tel: (203) 878-9321
Fax: (203) 878-6786


Power requirements:
110 or 220V
Current draw:
Application Dependent
Pneumatic requirements:
Clean Dry Air @ 100 PSIG
(690 kPa) Maximum
Maximum Force on part
@ 100 PSIG
325 lbs (147.4kg)
Air Consumption
in CFM at 5 CPM:
.56 CFM at full stroke of 4.9”
Stroke Length
4.9” (125mm)
Head Height Clearance
0-13” (0-330mm)
Throat Depth
4” (100mm)
125 lbs (56kg)
Ambient Operating Temperature
41-122 F (5-50C)

*Specifications subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.


Available Options:

Velocity/Depth Control (VCU Unit)

Velocity/Depth Control Unit
Velocity and Depth Control Unit (VCU) provides more precise control for head speed and final stroke distance. Two models available with long and short stroke options.

Slide Table

Slide Table
Load parts “Out and Away” from pressing area. Makes assembly easy!

Both manual and pneumatic versions.

Quick Change Head Assembly

Quick Change Head Assembly
Change tools rapidly and precisely with precision dovetails and gibs.

Leveling Squaring Base Sub-Plate

Leveling Squaring Base Sub-Plate
Use this fully adjustable base sub-plate to square up your fixture to the upper tooling to ensure parallelism between both upper and lower tooling.

Zero Force Opto-Palm Buttons

Zero Force Opto-Palm Buttons
Reduce operator fatigue and help prevent Carpel Tunnel Syndrome with this option.