Dry-Mounting Press

Eastman Kodak Company, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
Eastman Kodak Company, Manufacturer
The platen is in 2 parts - top portion is electrically heated with adjustable screw mechanism enabling the top plate to be adjusted according to the material to be pressed. There is a rotary switch mounted on the left side of the top plate with an electrical cord 1200 mm long made of cotton with 3 separate wires encased in cotton and a 3-pin plug (broken). The operating lever mechanism for the press is via a long handle mounted as an extension of the bottom base plate. The handle is 450 mm in length.
Volts 220 AC.
Note: Original operation not known. Possibly for photographic mounting.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Ceramic
Signature/Marks and Type
Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, N.Y. USA Maker's Plate
685 Embossed
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Eastman Kodak Company. Dry-Mounting Press, F2455.2005. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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