Sonitek S3 Spectrum Series Thermal Press

Sonitek S3 Spectrum Series Thermal Press {ID: 7603}

Status: Available
DOM: 2016
Condition: Superior to inline with its age
Quantity: 1

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Product installation requirements:

Facilities: PWR: 120VAC, 1ph, 50/60HZ, 20A   /   AIR:  100 PSIG Max
Dims: Table top, 125 lbs

Product Terms:

This unit is located in the CEE facility in the Chicago area. A CEE technician will demonstrate the unit fully functional either live or by video for your acceptance.  Availability is subject to prior sale.


  • TS Model: SB-3
  • original application: 2 inserts + 4 point stake (material: ABS)
  • 3 probes
  • Heater size: Coil, 120VAC, 340W


The BASIC heatstaking press system is an ideal compact bench-top press for small precision thermal or heatstaking operations.

BASIC Heat Staking Processes:

  • Insertion: Install one or several inserts at the same time. 
  • Staking: Custom platens available to stake several studs/tabs simultaneously.
  • Degating: Heated sharp blades with beveled edge can cut gate flush to -.010
  • Date Coding: Use type holders or multi-wheel numbering for permanent part I.D.


  • Multi bolt hole circle patterns in base for mounting lower jigs/fixtures.
  • Rugged head assembly with non-rotation designs.
  • Pre-drilled and Counterbored through holes for easy upper tool mounting.
  • Micro-adjustable positive stop standard
  • Pre-lubricated cylinder is suitable for oil free use.
  • All presses are virtually maintenance-free as all moving parts are mounted in bushings and/or bearings.
  • Two hand anti tie down safety circuitry on ALL bench-top models
  • Dual palm start buttons with optional Opto-Touch (Zero Force)
  • Air Filter & Regulator with Tag out /Lock out.
  • Adjustable nomenclature for optimizing process including gross head height, stroke in .001” increments, pressing forces, and stroke speeds.
  • Easy change over to different tool and part heights via height adjustment crank with lock.
  • Easy upper tool mount options including optional quick change precision dovetails with standard mounting plate.
  • Parts counter option (resettable) available on all models
  • Velocity and Distance Control using Sonitek’s NEW Proprietary optional VCU Device (Velocity & Distance Control Unit) Patent Pending.
  • Optional base-mounted leveling plate for fixture squaring.




Power requirements:

120 or 240V

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)


Information is provided for your convenience as our good faith estimate for this equipment. CEE does not warrant the accuracy of this information due to the nature of used equipment. Used equipment can be customized, altered, or simply worn beyond the capability to perform to original specifications. If certain details are critical for your application, we highly recommend testing the machines performance on that criteria. Please notify your CEE sales representative prior to purchase and we will propose solutions for your concerns. CEE's goal is always to minimize your risk.