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Blick 906 Etching Press

The Blick 906 Etching Press is an economically priced press, ideal for home studios, art fairs, and schools. Every 906 etching press is hand built especially for us using only the finest quality, American-made parts.

The 906 Press is gear driven for easy pulling of etchings, drypoints, engravings, collagraphs, linoleum block prints, and paper plate lithographs. Calibrated pressure adjusters let you see exactly how much pressure is being applied. The 4" (10 cm) diameter, lathe-turned upper roll can be raised to accommodate mounted linoleum up to 22 mm thick. The total clearance without a blanket is 32 mm (1¼").

For the secondary school classroom as well as the individual art studio, the 906 is an excellent choice. Its maximum print size is 12" × 24" (305 mm × 610 mm) with the 26" (66 cm) bed plate, and 12" × 34" (305 mm × 860 cm) with the 36" (91 cm) bed plate.

Printmakers have found that the lightweight 906 press travels nicely to art fairs and workshops. Removing the bed plate makes carrying the press easier.

Bed plates and one gray ¼" cushion blanket are sold in a separate package from the press body. We recommend the additional purchase of a catcher and a pusher with your press.

For Your Information — We recommend that you use three blankets — a cushion, a pusher, and a catcher — to equalize the pressure and lessen the strain on the upper roller shafts of your press. You will need a catcher and a pusher. The catcher blanket should be placed directly on top of your damp printing paper, the cushion blanket on top of the catcher, and the pusher on the very top. The catcher blanket should be washed regularly so that it doesn't become stiff from the sizing.

906 Etching Press Bench — Made of sturdy steel construction for the 906 press, regardless of its date of manufacture. It has a convenient storage shelf below. Stands 29" high × 50" long, and is 15½" wide.

Wool Blankets — These blankets, especially for the 906 press, are made of fine quality, dense wool felt.

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906 Etching Press and Bench
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  • Bed size 12¾" wide × 26" long or 12¾" wide × 36" long. (Steel or Phenolic bed plates are sold separatley)
  • Print size 12" wide × 24" maximum or 12" wide × 34" maximum
  • Enclosed steel gear drive with 2.65 to 1 gear ratio
  • Three-point handle
  • 4" diameter, lathe-turned steel upper roll, non collapsible
  • 2" diameter, solid lathe-turned steel lower roll
  • Lower roll drives the press bed
  • Aluminum side castings, pre-drilled, for attaching to bench
  • Weighs 48 lbs without bed plates or blankets, qualifying for UPS shipment
  • Two-year warranty
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Item Description Size Weight     PricePrices, promotions, and availability may vary by store, catalog, and online. Qty  
45013-0000 906 Etching Press    48 lb    List $1,129.00 $846.00   
45020-0000 Bench for 906 Press  29" × 50" × 15½"        $249.99   
45013-1126 Steel Bed Plate and Blanket  12" × 26"  25 lb    List $139.99 $104.98   
45013-1136 Steel Bed Plate and Blanket  12" × 36"  35 lb    List $189.99 $142.47   
45013-1026 Phenolic Bed Plate and Blanket  12" × 26"  6 lb    List $129.99 $97.48   
45013-1036 Phenolic Bed Plate and Blanket  12" × 36"  8 lb    List $149.99 $112.49   
46901-1226 Wool Catcher Blanket for 906, 1/16" Thick  12" × 26"      List $18.91 $13.20BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-1236 Wool Catcher Blanket for 906, 1/16" Thick  12" × 36"      List $24.86 $17.35BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-2512 Wool Cushion Blanket for 906, Gray, 1/4" Thick  12" × 26"      List $23.46 $16.38BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-2513 Wool Cushion Blanket for 906, Gray, 1/4" Thick  12" × 36"      List $47.24 $32.97BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-1042 Wool Cushion Blanket for 906, White, 1/4" Thick  12" × 26"      List $32.43 $22.64BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-1043 Wool Cushion Blanket for 906, White, 1/4" Thick  12" × 36"      List $37.84 $26.41BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-1026 Wool Pusher Blanket for 906, 1/8" Thick  12" × 26"      List $24.86 $17.35BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
46901-1036 Wool Pusher Blanket for 906, 1/8" Thick  12" × 36"      List $37.85 $26.42BLICK everyday sale price! - additional discounts will not apply to this item (click for more details)   
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