enjay Etching Presses

RP18G geared etching press A2 format

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Thank you for your prompt and courteous service in organising this press for us. It has arrived safely and is assembled . . . it looks great!

Margaret Kearns

We are very happy with the outcome, all I have to do now is organise some workshops!

From Daphne Gooley, Goulburn District Artists Group

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The RP18G is the same format as the enjay RP18D direct drive press, but it is configured particularly for printing of intaglio plates. It is robust, with geared drive and a professional size wheel to take the effort out of printing editions. Pressure setting is enhanced by T-bar pressure screws.

The space above the roller is completely clear to allow felts to flip over easily.

  • Solid engineering design; zero maintenance requirement
  • Exceptional value for money
  • The space above the roller is completely clear to allow felts to flip over easily.
  • 5 Year warranty
  • Optional stand available
  • Bench or cabinet mount – printmaker’s choice

Safety features:

  • There are no hidden finger trapping points
  • Cautionary stickers are placed near the obvious top roller/bedplate area
  • The laminate bedplate is light and supported without finger nipping wheels
  • Bed stops and anti-lift pins prevent bedplate accidentally exiting the press
  • The fully enclosed covers at sides and lower roller exclude fingers
  • The screw lock nuts prevent interference with pressure setting (particularly useful in school settings)
  • Cabinet provides for locking the handwheel to prevent unauthorised use

Technical specification:

  • Robust and rigid laser cut frame with no tie bars to obstruct felts
  • Upper roller 114 mm diameter  Lower roller 88mm diameter
  • Sealed ball bearings
  • Maintenance is near zero; no adjustments, no greasing
  • Professional T-bar pressure screws [oil occasionally]
  • Laminate bedplate with high compressive strength 460mm x 850mm
  • Geared drive ratio 2:1 to lower roller by handwheel 860mm diameter
  • Optional cabinet has a convenient storage shelf
  • Optional felts kit comprises 1 x A and 2 x B grade 3.2mm

Transport and installation:

  • The RP18G is so compact it easily fits into most cars
  • Main lift 43kg, cabinet 17kg, bedplate 3kg, handwheel 6kg
  • We deliver the press by Pack & Send to any of the P&S depots in capital cities or transport depots elsewhere. You can pick it up from there or we can have it delivered to your door
  • Instalation is easy, following the clear instructions in the manual.

Prices:

  • RP18G geared etching press A2 $3,276 (bench mount)*
  • optional set of fully lockable castors (on steel cabinet) $182*
  • Steel Cabinet $424*
  • Formply stand $214*
  • Felt kits $64*
  • *Prices are in AUD and include GST and are effective 21-03-2017