M.E.S. Direct Drive Press 18HD
18HD Bed Size: 458x950mm(18x37")
These reliable hard-working Etching presses have been used in universities, TAFE, schools and by artists for many years.
Solid steel side frames, thick walled rollers and ground steel bed make these presses virtually indestructible. Simple to set up with easy pressure adjustment, can be used for all intaglio processes and relief printing.
- 16mm thick steel beds - surface ground
- Bed safety strap. Top roller diameter of 114mm ( 4.5").
- Bottom roller diameter of 88mm (3.5").
- 12mm thick steel one-piece side plates.
- Spring loaded top roller.
*Stand is not included, it can be purchased at an additional cost. Click here for more information on M.E.S Direct Drive stands.
** Castors are not included, and can also be purchased at an additional cost.
If you need to have this press delivered, you will also need to purchase a custom made delivery crate. Please contact us directly to discuss. Alternatively, the press can be picked up in store.
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