What is the difference between the 20 ton Medium press and 20 ton Standard Jewelry Press, no Jack?

The size of the overall press

Medium press: 35 pounds  Outer dimensions 18.5 inches High x 11 inches wide x 5.75 inches deep.

Standard press: 65 pounds Outer dimensions: 23 inches High x 19 inches wide x 10 inches deep.

The size of the platens

Medium press - Upper platen is built into the frame.
                       Upper platen is 5 in long x 5.5 in deep.
                       Lower platen is 5 in long x 5.5 in wide x 1 inch thick.

Standard Press - Upper platen is aluminum, magnetic and removable.
                         Upper platen is 6 inches wide x 5 in deep
                         Lower Platen is 8 inches wide x 6 inches deep x 1 inch thick
  Note: the Standard press can be upgraded to include 8 inch x 8 inch upper and lower platens for larger work. Available on our website.

The space between platens

Medium press: 

  • 4.75 in between platens

Standard press: 

  • Approx. 7 inches if you use a standard height jack 
  • 9 inches if you use a low profile jack. The low profile jack allows for more space to do deep-draw work.

Accessories

Both presses will accept the Bracelet former frame and kit, bracelet pancake dies and contained urethane with pusher.