Vandercook Features Comparison Table

S=Standard     O=Option     P=Power only

  SP15 SP20 SP25 Uni I Uni III No. 3 No. 4 219AB
219ABT
219
15-21 320G
325GH
325A

Adjustable Bed

     

O

O    

O

S

   

Adjustable Cylinder Stops

     

O

   

S

S

   

Adjustable End of Bed (for moving large forms from make-up trucks)

      O O     O     S

Automatic Can-fed Inking/Ink Fountain

     

O

O

   

P

S

O O

Automatic Frisket and Tape Sheet Delivery

     

O

O

   

O

     

Automatic Grippers only

         

S

        S

Automatic Ink Roller Trip

                    O

Automatic Register Plate Base

O

   

O

O

 

O

O

     

Automatic Sheet Delivery (from feed board)

                  O O

Automatic Wash-up

O

S

S

S

S

   

S

     

Combination Automatic/Foot Pedal Grippers

O

O

       

S

  S S  

Counter

O O           O   O O

Fixed Vibrator and Steel Rider and Quick Change Form Rollers with Adjustment Knobs

S

S

S

S

S

           

Hand-cranked Inking System

O

       

S

      S S

Honeycomb in Chase

O O                  

Ink Monitor

   

S

O

O

   

O

     

Plastic Dust Covers (for Form Rollers)

O

O

S

S

S

     

S

   

Power-driven Carriage

   

O

O

O

   

O

     

Power Ink Distribution

O

S

S

S

S

 

S

S

S

   

Power Operated Grippers

        P            

Pressure Ink Well

O

     

S

           

Recessed Tool Well in Press Bed

             

O

S

   

Removable Galley Thickness Bed Plate

O

S

S

O

O

S

O

O

S S S

Removable Top Frame Vibrator and Riders and Bottom Frame Form Roller Assemblies

         

S

S

S

S

S S

Split Vibrator and Riders

O

O

       

O

     O  

Sprayset (sheet sprayed ink setting solution)

               

S

   

Swing-out Paper Shelves (under feed board)

             

S

     

Transparency Adapter

O

O

S

O

O

 

S

S

S

   

Traveling Sheet Delivery Tray

O   S S S

S

S

S

S

   

Vacuum Plate Base

  O   O O     O      

               

 

   

 

 
SP15 SP20 SP25 Uni I Uni III No. 3 No. 4 219AB
219
ABT
219P
15-21 320G
325GH
325A


Sources: Vandercook Graphic Equipment catalog January 1965 and operator manuals for the specific presses listed.

Eric Holub reminds us that the catalog descriptions of the various models only tell the story at the time of publication, and different periods have to be compared for the full story.


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