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etching press click to hear : etching press

Apparatus with two cylinders; to print, an engraved and inked plate and a sheet of paper are pressed between them.
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flywheel bottom cylinder top cylinder felt press bed pressure screw

flywheel click to hear : flywheel

Lever that controls the press cylinders.

bottom cylinder click to hear : bottom cylinder

Roller located beneath the press bed; together with the top cylinder, it exerts the pressure required to achieve a good impression of the figure.

top cylinder click to hear : top cylinder

Roller located above the press bed; together with the bottom cylinder, it exerts the pressure required to achieve a good impression of the figure.

felt click to hear : felt

Thick piece of fabric placed beneath the paper before it is put under the press; the felt cushions and distributes the pressure.

press bed click to hear : press bed

Plate that moves between the two cylinders, supporting the engraved board and the paper.

pressure screw click to hear : pressure screw

Part that controls cylinder pressure.