Jack Table™

Platen Press

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

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Jack Table™

Platen Press

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

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and Speed 

  • Raise the pressing force from 30 tons to 50 tons of pressure with the turn of a switch.
  • Many different options for jigging, table length, and table-top material.




Jack Table Platen Press Overview Video

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

  • Installs within hours and an operator can be proficient within minutes, allowing you to ship jack trusses out the door on the same day the machine is delivered.
  • Uses U-channels and U-channel jigging.
  • Horizontal travel driven by hydraulic motor.
Physical Data
Gantry head and single table
Dimensions of Table
Choice of 20', 24', 30' length x 6' wide
Platen Working Surface
66' 1/2" x 12"
Platen Material
1" thick steel
Table-top Material
1" solid plastic on top of 3/4" plywood (see Options)
Throat Opening
Adjustable up to 4-3/4"
Hydraulic System Motor for Pressing
7-1/2 hp
Hydraulic Reservoir
7 gal.
Performance Data
Pressing Capacity
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 (2-handed) pushbuttons
Electrical Data
Electrical Specs
208/230/460/575 VAC, 60 Hz 3-phase 380/415 VAC, 50 Hz 3-phase
Uses overhead bus bar or festoon cable
Safety Data
2-handed operating control buttons
Safety Compliance
UL (panels), OSHA
Indicators of Movement
Horn and beacon light
Bilingual or ISO


  • Heater for hydraulic fluid (recommended in cold environments)
  • Platen blocking for 3x and 4x dimensional lumber

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