Cylinder and Proofing Presses

Presses using a cylinder to impress the paper on the forme

Wharfedale
Wharfedale

Cylinder presses are characterised by using a large cylinder to deliver paper and impression to type on a flat bed. This principle is used by the latest letterpress machines (like the Heidelberg Cylinder machines); precision proofing presses; and the Wharfedale family of machines.