• M.E.S Professional Studio Series Presses 27HD Geared - Melbourne Etching Supplies

M.E.S Professional Studio Series Presses 27HD Geared

Our range of professional quality geared presses offers various alternatives for the professional or home based printmaker. The steel bed and side frames become proportionally larger throughout this press range. All models are capable of being transported in sections to fit through a standard size doorway.

27HD Bed Size: 660 x 1270 mm (27 x 50")

Features include:
- Solid 12mm steel side frames with long bed supports for max. travel distance.
- Top and Bottom rollers of 170mm (6.5") diameter for optimum printing quality.
- Gearing ratio of: 5:1 driven by a half -inch steel chain.
- Handwheel 762mm (30") Larger wheel (40") optional.
- Chain drive contained in cast aluminium housing.
- Steel beds are 20mm thick with safety straps.
- Stand included in price.
- Geared: 5:1, 20mm thick bed stress relieved prior to grinding.

*Please note, the stand and castors are an additional cost. The stand measures roughly 82cm long x 62cm wide x 77cm height. The castors add an additional 10cm height to the stand.

Regular price
All M.E.S Presses are speciality items and are made to order. Turnaround times are approximately 3 months.
If you would like to order a press, please contact us directly at 03 9419 5666 or at mes@mes.net.au

Learn More About Art Materials:

  1. Khadi Papers: hand-made cotton rag fine art paper

    Khadi Papers are hand made in Karnataka, South India, from 100% cotton rag.  Cotton rags have longer fibres than linters - which are the short flu...
  2. Choosing the Perfect Fine Art Printmaking Paper:

    Choosing the perfect paper is an art to it self. Learn how to select the perfect printmaking papers, whether it is for etching & intaglio printing, screen printing, relief printing or even drawing & painting. We cover the keys to getting the right paper here.
  3. Learning About Fine Art Paintbrushes:

    The paintbrush is an essential tool in any successful painting as it is an extension of the artist’s hand. Learn all about our brushes and how to ...