PRINTMAKING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES
Hunter Penrose has been involved in making and selling equipment for printmaking since the 1890s. Key amongst this equipment is the range of etching presses. These presses are functional and very sturdy and retain strong traditional designs.
We supply a wide range of consumables for printmaking. Our background has been very much in the plate preparation area and we sell zinc and copper plates and their processing chemicals. We also sell photo-resists. The best known is the Lepages Photoengraving Glue. This product can be used for creating photo-sensitive coatings on to many metals for subsequent chemical etching.
Zinc and copper plates can be supplied uncoated for you to apply your own resist or with the pre-sensitised coating already applied.
The latest presensitised zinc plate for photo-engraving is Hydro-Solve. It's available in two grades - blue coating for Zinc and red for magnesium.
: Tam O'Shanter hone 7" x 2" x 1" £20.41 each plus VAT
Please note that all prices are subject to VAT and delivery charges depending on location.
The 2412 is the smallest model in the range. Designed for exhibition use, its sturdy build makes it very suitable for production work, including linocut work. Bed size is 24 x 12
The M40 is an economical bench-mounted press with a bed size of 15 3/4" x 27 1/2 "(40 x 70cm) It has a phenolic resin bed and 10cm rollers.
One of the most popular presses, the 3318 has a bed size of 33 x 18. The bed is 1/2 thick ground steel. The top roller is 3 diameter, solid, ground and plated. The drive from the traditional hand-wheel through gearing gives the smooth but necessary feel when maximum pressure is required.
Price: £2,187.00 (extra for stand with shelf £161.00)
The 4021 is a new press with a bed size of 40 x 21". The bed is the same specification as for the 3318. It can be bench mounted or supplied with the stand shown
Price: £3,321.00 (extra for stand £246.00)
The M60 is a floor-standing press with a 23.6 x 43.3" (60 x 110cm) bed. Double-geared and with 14cm diameter rollers. The bed is a phenolic resin material.
Floor-standing presses with 48 x 24 or 48 x 29 beds. Top rollers are a solid hefty 41/2 diameter ground and plated solid steel. The bottom roller on these models is also solid. The presses drive with double reduction gearing from the heavy spoked wheel which has a double width attractive wooden handle.
Prices: 4824 £4,329.00
The M80 has a bed size of 80 x140cm (31 x 55"). Very sturdily built.
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Price: Manually operated £6,790.00
The M100 press has a bed size of 100 x 180cm (39 x 70"). Roller diameters are 22cm and the bed is a highly durable 2cm thick phenolic resin. It is available in motorised form.
Notre Dame College - Leeds
Price: Manually operated £9,120.00
. RELIEF PRESS
RP-20 relief printing press 21 x 30 cm (type proofing press
R3318 press with 33 x 18" bed size
PVP-35 34 x 45 cm platen size POA
VL-3550 35 x 50 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-4065 40 x 65 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-5060 50 x 60 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-6080 60 x 80 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-65100 65 x 100 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-80100 80 x 100 cm 30-85ºC POA
VTL-80120 80 x 120 cm 30-85ºC POA
Stand for VTL65100 POA
Stand for VTL80100 POA
Stand for VTL80120 POA
Hunter Penrose make sinks to measure. You specify what you want.
Delivery times are short.
All prices are subject to VAT. Delivery charges may be extra