Auto 8-10

Platen Press

The Auto 8/10™ offers extremely fast pressing and travel times. 

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50-ton pressing capacity 


  • Comes complete with roof truss jigging that fits in the J-slots running across the table. Floor truss jigging is also available. 
  • Table top is available in plastic, wood, or all steel
  • Available in lengths of 40' and 45'.
  • The platen is 1-1/4" welded steel which resists deflection and ensures proper plate seating.  

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The powerful 50-ton pressing capacity and easy-to-use jig hardware of the Auto 8/10™ make it an ideal choice for smaller trusses, hips, jacks, and floor trusses. 


  • Setup is simple and quick.
  • Single joystick control makes for easy machine operation. 
  • Handles 2x4 and 4x2 trusses with no adjustment. 

Run by a 15-hp hydraulic system that is trouble-free and made with heavy-duty components for a smooth, efficient operation. 

Physical Data
Components and Motor
Gantry head and tables Motor: 15 hp
Gantry Head Dimensions
Auto 8: 12' 11'' L x 7' 4'' W x 5' 7'' H Auto 10: 15' 5'' x 6' 9'' x 5' 9''
Platen Dimensions and Material
Auto 8: 9' 10'' L x 2' W x 1-1/2'' H Auto 10: 11' 11'' x 2' x 1-1/2'' Platen Material: Steel
Table Dimensions and Working Surface
Auto 8: 40' L x 8' W x 2' 11'' H Auto 10:40' L x 10' W x 2' 11'' H Table working surface: entire tabletop surface
Gantry Head Weight
Auto 8: 12,000 lbs Auto 10: 15,000 lbs
40' Table Weight
Auto 8: 25,000 lbs Auto 10: 28,000 lbs
45' Table Weight
Auto 8: 27,000 lbs Auto 10: 30,000 lbs
Hydraulic Reservoir and Fluid
Reservoir: 45 gallons (Auto 8) and 60 gallons (Auto 10) Fluid: ISO 32 (customer supplied)
Performance Data
Direction of Travel
Left and right
Pressing Capacity
50 tons using Boost cycle
Pressing Cycle
1-1/2 seconds for a Normal cycle
Pressing Height
1'' to 5-3/4'', adjustable
Plate Embedment
Travel Speed
Up to 280 feet per minute
4-position joystick and pushbuttons
Electrical Data
Electrical Specs
208/230/460/575 VAC, 60 Hz, 3-phase
FLA Plus Control Amps
45.4/42.4/21.1/18.9 amps
Disconnect Protection
60/60/40/30 amps
Safety Data
Pushbutton, area scanners
Safety compliance
UL (panels), OSHA


  • 45' table length and other lengths available
  • T-slots in table for standard TeksetTM jigging
  • Pneumatic floor jigging

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