Presses for laboratory applications

The WLP S is a special press designed for use in laboratories.

The intelligent modular system enables this press to be adjusted to your individual requirements.

Your competitive benefits with WICKERT laboratory presses:

  • High repeatability of all process parameters
  • Homogenous temperature distribution
  • Good heating up and cooling down properties of isothermal and variothermal processes
  • Hydraulic or electric drive
  • Modular concept
  • Use of high-quality standard components
  • High plan-parallelism under full load
  • Special laboratory software
  • Wide range of data acquisition options
  • Solid mechanical engineering Made in Germany

Some of the possible options:

  • Multi-zone heating system for temperature accuracies up to +/- 0.2 °K
  • Isothermal and variothermal heating systems with either electric, steam, hot water or thermo-oil heating
  • Temperature gradients up to 50 °K/min
  • Vacuum systems up to maximum 1 mbar
  • High-temperature models for 500 °C and over
  • Wide range of special software for a range of sector solutions, e.g. for the decoration and elastomer industry
  • Data capture systems including connections to an office workstation
  • Temperature accuracy pursuant to DIN ISO 2392

Laboratory press specifications

WLP S 230 400 800 1600 3000 4350
Pressing force kN 230 400 800 1600 3000 4350
Heating platen dimensions (B*T) mm² 225 x 320 300 x 300 400 x 400 500 x 400 600 x 600 650 x 650
Daylight mm 135 300 300 300 300 200
Piston stroke mm 135 300 300 300 300 200

Examples of laboratory applications

WLP 1600 S

Wickert WLP 1600 S, pressing force 1,600 kN, heating platen dimensions 500 x 400 mm, daylight 300 mm, piston stroke 300 mm; accessories package: data capture system including data exchange with desktop PC, multi-zone control for temperature accuracy +/- 0.25 °K 

Wickert WLP 4350 S

Wickert WLP 4350, pressing force 230 kN, heating platen dimensions 230 x 300 mm, daylight 135 mm, piston stroke 135 mm; accessories package: vacuum and process gas control



These specifications apply to our standard modular system. We also provide modified standard and special solutions.

Trust in a company that has played a major role in the development of innovative hydraulic presses for more than 100 years. We can depend on us to find the best technical solution for your application.