| Mounting | X-Press Modular Mounting Press ∅ 25 - 50mm

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Product Summary

The Opal X-Press is a state of the art modular hot mounting press for metallographic sample preparation. Up to 4 individually controlled mounting cylinders are controlled by 1 machine allowing multiple users to create different sized mounts at once (sizes: 25.2 - 50 mm).

A unique sliding top closure makes it incredibly easy to load/unload your samples. Advanced pre-heat functions keep the press ready to go and optimized heating elements reduce cycle times. The optional Dust Guard vacuum system benefits lab air quality when loading the powder into the machine.


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Opal X-Press Overview (1:45)

Modular design, supports up to 4 individual cylinders

The Opal X-Press is available in two different basic units: Opal X-Press 2 and Opal X-Press 4. These basic units include one pressing unit.

The Opal X-Press 2 can be extended with 1 additional mounting unit.

The Opal X-Press 4 can be extended with up to 3 additional mounting units.

These additional units can be operated independently and simultaneously. Mount sizes supported are:
  • 25.2 mm
  • 30 mm
  • 1.25" (32 mm)
  • 1.5" (38 mm)
  • 40 mm
  • 50 mm

Unique sliding closure

One handed operation of the sliding closure reduces setup time and is incredibly easy to use.

One of a kind Dust Guard vacuum system

The optional Dust Guard vacuum system helps improve the air quality while loading the mounting powder into the cylinder. The Dust Guard system is controlled by the 7" color touch screen control panel.

Magnetic mounting powder catch tray

The unique sliding closure doubles as a broom that sweeps excess mounting powder into a magnetic catch tray that is easily removable for cleaning.

Other features

  • 4 different pressure modes
  • Several cooling modes
  • Pre-heat temperature can be set manually
  • 7" touch screen user interface with intuitive ATM user software
  • User account management with different access rights
  • Pre-installed preparation methods and consumables
  • Store up to 200 user-defined preparation methods
  • Create your own maintenance reminders/alerts within the software
  • Powder coated aluminum housing
Thermostat range:
20 - 200°C
Heating time:
Cooling time:
Max pressure (depending on mold size):
250 - 320 bar

Heating power (both units):
1200 W
Master unit WHD:
402 x 382 x 563 mm
15.8 x 15 x 22.2"
Master unit weight:
110 lbs (50 kg)
Pressing unit WHD:
187 x 382 x 449 mm
7.4 x 15 x 17.7"
Pressing unit weight:
93 lbs (42 kg)
Power (both):
110V 60 Hz, 1 Phase
220V 60 Hz 1 Phase

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