Auto 8-10

Platen Press

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

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50-ton pressing capacity 


  • A platen press that has strength, speed, and a small footprint. 
  • Adds capacity and flexibility to your workflow.
  • Scanners on each side of the press head keep employees safe while also preventing equipment damage.

The powerful 50-ton pressing capacity and easy-to-use jig hardware make this 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.
  • J-slots in table have simple jigging included, or opt for the T-slots instead.
  • 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
Steel: 2' wide x 1-1/2" thick. Length depends on gantry head model.
Table Dimensions and Working Surface
40' long x 8' or 10' wide (see Options)
Working Surface
Entire tabletop surface
Hydraulic Reservoir
45 gallons (Auto 8), 60 gallons (Auto 10)
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
Safety Data
Pushbutton, area scanners
Safety compliance
UL (panels), OSHA
Bilingual or ISO


  • 45' table length and other lengths available
  • May replace J-slots with T-slots to use standard Tekset™ jigging
  • Pneumatic floor jigging

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