The Conrad Machine Co. etching press line consists of seven different etching press models. This line of etching presses offers small to large tabletop etching presses as well as small to large floor model etching presses. All of the Conrad Machine Co. etching presses can be customized to better fit the printmaker. Our Conrad Machine Co. etching presses include the E-12 Etching Press, E-15 Etching Press, E-18 Etching Press, E-24 Etching Press, E-31 Etching Press, E-37 Etching Press, and the Conrad Floor Model Etching Presses.
The Conrad Machine Co. E-12 etching press is our 12" x 24" tabletop etching press. This extremely durable etching press has found favor because of its ease of portability and professional quality. Artists, like Dan Weldon, have traveled the world with their E-12 etching presses. The E-12 etching press design provides durability, performance, and professional quality that are not found in any other etching presses of its size. The E-12 etching press bedplate measures 12" x 24" and is offered in ½" benelex, steel, or aluminum. As with all Conrad Machine tabletop etching presses, the E-12 etching press can be equipped with high-end, barrel thimble micro-gauges. Please visit our E-12 etching press page for more information about our E-12 etching press.
The Conrad Machine Co. E-15 etching press is our 15" x 30" tabletop etching press. The E-15 etching press' design is based on our popular E-12 etching press. The E-15 etching press features a 15" x 30" bedplate offered in ½" benelex, steel, or aluminum. Many printmakers desire lighter etching presses, so we offer aluminum rolls. For printmakers looking for more roll surface area, we also offer oversized rolls. Both the E-12 and E-15 etching presses are offered with optional gear drives and star wheels. Please visit our E-15 etching press page for more information about our E-15 etching press.
The Conrad Machine Co. E-18 etching press is our 18" x 36" tabletop etching press. The E-18 etching press allows printmakers to print on the 18" x 36" bedplate with ease. The E-18 etching press is offered with a Conrad S-1 series geared reduction drive. This drive can be paired with our 10" hand crank or a 34" star wheel. If more printable area is desired, we offer an extended bedplate for our E-18 etching press. As with all Conrad Machine Co. printmaking presses, the E-18 can be ordered with many accessories including custom cut printmaking blankets. Please visit our E-18 etching press page for more information about our E-18 etching press.
The Conrad Machine Co. E-24 etching press is our 24" x 48" tabletop etching press. Our E-24 etching press is offer with your choice of the Conrad S-2 series gear reduction drive or the Conrad Machine Twin Torque drive. The E-24 etching press can also be motorized for those printmakers looking for the consistency and ease of operation of a motorized etching press. The E-24 etching press' bedplate measures 24" x 48" and can be ordered in 1" benelex, ¾" steel, or ¾" aluminum. As with all Conrad Machine Co. tabletop printmaking presses, the E-24 etching press can be ordered with a workbench/ stand. The workbench/ stand can be ordered with or without caster wheels. Please visit our E-24 etching press page for more information about our E-24 etching press.
The Conrad Machine Co. E-31 and E-37 etching presses are our largest tabletop etching presses. These etching presses' bedplates measure 31" x 54" and 37" x 54". Both etching presses come standard with a Conrad S-2 geared reduction drive. The E-31 and E-37 also come standard with an open-spoked star wheel. The combination of the Conrad S-2 geared reduction drive and the star wheel allow printmakers to pull prints effortlessly even under the heaviest of pressures. Many printmakers prefer to order the E-31 and E-37 tabletop etching presses with a workbench/ stand and casters. These options allow the printmaker wheel their workbench and press around his or her studio. Please visit our E-31 and E-37 page for more information about our E-31 and E-37 etching presses.
The Conrad Machine Floor Model Etching presses are offered in many different sizes from 24" x 48" to 52" x 80". These etching presses are designed to be some of the most durable and rugged etching presses on the market. We have so much confidence in our quality and craftsmanship in our etching presses that we offer a full warranty on our floor model etching presses as well as all Conrad Machine Co. presses. The floor model etching presses are fully customizable with your choice of a Conrad S-3 gear reduction drive, commercial drive, or motorized drive. All Conrad Machine Co. floor model etching presses can be customized with casters, shelves, and an enclosed star wheel. Please visit our Floor Model Etching Press page for more information about our Floor Model Etching presses.