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Hot Pressing Machine FCT Anlagenbau HP1

Basic Information

Name: Hot Pressing Machine
Manufacturer: FCT Anlagenbau
Model: HP1
Partner: Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials, Dresden Branch (IFAM)
Location: Fraunhofer IFAM Dresden


Plant for compressing powders under pressure at elevated temperature with exclusion of oxygen.

Options of instrument usage

Points of Contact

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kieback (director)
+49 351 2537-300
+49 351 2537-399


Pressing Force: max. 1000 kN
Piston Stroke: max. 150 mm
Furnace Type: vertical recipient, water cooled
Heating System: Graphite heater, inside
Max. Sample Size: Various matrices up to max. 250 mm diameter, forming dies, parallel dies
Temperature Range: Maximum temperature 1700 °C, continuous operating temperature 1650 °C
Useable Atmospheres: Inertgas, pre-vakuum, high-vakuum
Pump Kit: Rotary vane pump, turbomolecular pump
Pressure Range: Normal pressure quasistatic, pre-vacuum, high vacuum better 5.0 x 10-4 mbar
Optional Equipment: Split press cylinder, thus very small forces adjustable


Last Update

Last updated at: 29 March 2018 at 09:29:19