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Hale etching presses, intaglio presses, lithography presses for the graphic arts and fine art printmaking. Manufacturing of the heavy duty professional printmaking equipment in Finland since 1980.


All the presses have steelbeds, which are not in the picture.

M100 + M100E – Press features

  • Special Orders: Also bigger presses we deliver on your demand
  • Bed size 100 cm x 180 cm
  • Presses are made for heavy duty professional and institutional use
  • Equipped with a stand and extra bars with PVC rollers for long beds
  • Roller diameters 22 cm
  • Micrometer pressure dials to allow consistent pressure application and repeatability
  • Torque wrench dials to adjusting consistent high pressure. Max 180 Nm
  • Max printing pressure 10000 kg
  • Also for relief printing. Polyurethane or cardboard placed under spindles for flexibility
  • Base mounted safety guards to protect hands while printing
  • Upper roller covered by transparent plex safety guard, moving up and down with roller. Optional 150 Eur
  • Bed stops screwed underside of phenolic resin bed
  • Hand operated model uses a balanced heavy wheel
  • Manual starting and shutting off of system for motorized model
  • Optional light sensors for shutting off the system automatically available for 315 Euros
  • Grease nipples for SKF ballbearigs and spindles
  • Optional stand with casters available for 150 Euros
  • Includes manual
  • Presses do not include blankets, blankets are sold separately
  • Customisations, for example other bed lenghts are available by arrangement
  • Road freight crate 3 cubic metres
  • The stand is shipped in parts and the press fits through doors when the gearbox side is turned vertically up.
    Six people are required to carry the press
  • We warrant the press to be free from deficits in material and craftmanship for 4 years, parts, such as motors and other attachments, made by other manufacturers will carry their own manufaturers' warranties
TECHNICAL DATA, Etching press, intaglio press modelM100M100E
Bed size (other lenghts optional) 100x180x1 cm 100x180x1 cm
Overall length (with the stand and bed) 180 cm 180 cm
Overall width (with the stand and bed) 161 cm 150 cm
Overall height (with the stand and bed) 130 cm 130 cm
Overall length (without the bed) 121 cm 121 cm
Overall width (without the bed) 113 cm 113 cm
Overall height (without the bed) 60 cm 60 cm
Thickness of bed
Steel 172 kg 1 cm 1 cm
Weight with the stand (With the steel bed) 670 kg 720 kg
Rollers diameter 220 mm 220 mm
Wall thickness of rollers 18 mm 18 mm
Diameter of the drivewheel 1000 mm  
Max opening between the bed and the upper roller 40 mm 40 mm
Screw thread spindles M 36 M 36
Electric voltage AC (400 V optional)   380 V
Power electric motor   550 W
Printing speed   3.5 cm/sec
Gear box ratio 1:10 gear box 1:480 twin worm gear box
Crate size WxLxH 150x185x95 cm 160x185x105 cm
Weight of crate 650 kg 700 kg
Crate 3 cubic metres 3 cubic metres