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Columbian Printing Press

Photo of a Columbian Printing Press

A hand-operated, 19th-century cast iron printing press, ideal for poster, newsprint and other large format traditional prints.


Model: Columbian Printing Press

Location: UNHG07 – Print Lab MakerspaceUniversity House

Access & Usage

Induction(s) Required:

  • L1 General Induction
  • L2 City Makerspaces Induction
  • L2 City Makerspaces Printing Presses Induction
This piece of equipment is Level 2 Class Orange and requires inductions for its usage

Required Personal Protection Equipment

Quick Reference Safe Operating Procedure

Technical Specifications

Size: 594 x 420mm (A2)

Type Height: 23.32mm

Ink Type:

Please see Technical Staff

Book Equipment

Equipment Booking System

Equipment is available after required inductions are complete and privileges have been applied to your account.

Store Opening Hours

DayOpen Hours
Monday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Technical Staff Office Locations

Updated on August 15, 2023

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