A heavy-duty platen press meant to tackle the toughest jobs.


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Tackle the toughest jobs.

  • Safety features on every machine, including a 3-beam light bar, bumpers, and platform to ensure safe operating during production. 
  • Standard electrical control designs which include a fully integrated safety circuit with safety modules and redundant contacts for operator safety. 
  • Electrical design compliant with the National Electric Code 2002 and enclosures with a NEMA4 outdoor use rating.

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  • Communication sensors and display screen allow for easy maintenance of the hydraulic system. 
  • Easily integrates withMiTek RoofTracker™ and RoofGlider®  gantry heads.
  • No floor rails, which gives you and your team clear access to the jigging area.


  • With no lateral loads, your truss configuration stays intact. 
  • 50 tons of pressing force ensures good plate embedment while a Finish Roller cleanly completes the job. 
A 20-hp hydraulic system motor and a 10-hp drive system motor provide all of the power and speed you'll need.
Physical Data
Gantry head, tables, and parking stands
Platen Size, Material, and Opening
16' 6-3/4" long x 30" wide 1-1/2" thick steel Vertical: 3/4" to 5-3/4" up from table surface (adjustable) Camber on Platen: 1/16" max. down at midpoint
8 drive wheels (10" diameter), 8 guide wheels (5" diameter) Drive system
Drive System Brake Motor
10 hp
Hydraulic Reservoir and Fluid
90 gal. ISO 32 (customer supplied)
Table Working Surface, Weight, and Table-top Material
13' 11-1/2" x 6' 1-3/4" Approx 8,000 lb each 3/4" steel
Press Head Weight
Approx. 18,000 lb
Integration with Other Presses
Integrates w/RoofTracker™ and RoofGlider® Stand-alone system or can be integrated with RoofTracker or RoofGlider system. RoofTracker and RoofGlider head can travel and press on AutoPress 14TL tables. AutoPress 14TL head can travel on RoofTracker and RoofGlider tables, but can only press on AutoPress 14TL tables.
Performance Data
Direction of Travel
Left and right
Pressure Modes
High or Low
Pressing Capacity
Max. of 50 tons in High Mode
Speed of Travel
Up to 125 ft per min
Lumber Capacity
Max. 5-1/2" thick by 13' 11" long
4-position joysticks (2) and pushbuttons
Plate Embedment
60%-90%, Finish Roller required
Dwell Time
Adjustable, 0-6 seconds
Electrical Data
Electrical Specs
208/230/460/575 VAC, 3-phase, 60 Hz
FLA Plus Control Amps
112.2/98/49.0/39.4 amps
Disconnect Protection
150/125/70/60 amps
Overhead bus bar system required
Safety Data
Pushbutton, light bars, 6 bumpers
Additional Stop Methods
Bumpers on gantry head
For use with multiple press head option
Safety Compliance
UL (panels), OSHA
Indicators of Movement
Horn and beacon light
Bilingual or ISO


  • Multiple press heads w/interlock
  • Aisle covers for continuous-top system
  • Virtek® laser projection system
  • Powered Stand-alone Conveyors
  • Table ejection options available (must match existing system if integrating): side-eject, auto-eject

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