Jack Table™

Platen Press

Complement your larger lines with this flexibile and speedy platen press.


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Flexibility and Speed 

  • Raise the pressing force from 30 tons to 50 tons of pressure with the turn of a switch.
  • Choose from table lengths ranging from 20 ft to 30 ft to meet your needs, and between plastic or wood.
  • Jigging is available for a U-channel option. 




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This platen press is designed specifically for jack trusses, but its flexibility and speed can complement your larger lines in many ways.



  • Installs within hours and an operator can be proficient within minutes.- ship jack trusses out your door on the same day you receive your new machine.
Physical Data
Gantry head and single table
Dimensions of Table
Choice of 20', 24', 30' length x 6' wide
Platen Size
74" x 12" (66' 1/2" x 12" is working surface)
Platen Material
1" thick steel
Table-top Material
1" solid plastic on top of 3/4" plywood. See Options for additional choices.
Throat Opening
Adjustable up to 4-3/4"
Hydraulic System Motor for Pressing
7-1/2 hp
Horizontal Drive System Motor
Hydraulic Reservoir: 7 gal., fluid ISO 32, 60-245 SUS (customer supplied)
Performance Data
Pressing Capacity
Max. Operating Pressure-Pressing
2,700 psi
Max. Operating Pressure-Drive Motor
1,200 psi
Lumber Capacity
Any lumber up to 4-1/2" thick, and less than 12" wide, Max. truss height = 5' 6", Max. truss length = length of table
Plate Embedment
Direction of Travel
Left and right
2-position joystick and dual pushbuttons
Electrical Data
Electrical Specs
208/230/460/575 VAC, 60 Hz 3-phase 380/415 VAC, 50 Hz 3-phase
FLA Plus Control Amps
22.2/20.1/10.0/8.1 amps 12.6/11.4 amps
Disconnect Protection
30/30/15/10 amps 15/15 amps
Uses overhead bus bar or festoon cable
Safety Data
Safety Compliance
UL (panels), OSHA
Indicators of Movement
Horn and beacon light
Bilingual or ISO


  • U-channels can replace J-channels for jigging at 18", 12", or 8" on center
  • Jigging for U-channels
  • Heater for hydraulic fluid (recommended in cold environments)
  • Platen blocking for 3x and 4x dimensional lumber

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