Rollers

Installing New Rollers — Clutch Pin Issue

While installing new rollers on the #4, I ran into an issue where the threaded pin (MR-109) won’t pass through the new clutch pin (MR-110) once in the roller. Separately, all the parts fit together just fine. Once on the roller core, the threaded pin will pass through the holes in the clutch block (MR-108), …

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SP15 Ink Drum Adjustment

Setting stripe ink drum to form on SP-15. How thick a stripe? And, any easy way to adjust (besides raising and lowering the drum/motor cradle (?) stop foot? It’s not an easy adjustment… loosening two bolts while pressing down on drum, micro-adjusting, then tightening (only to see I went too far). Better solution?     

Nolan 2 Inker Proof Press

I am looking for information about a Nolan 2 inker proof press so I can order new rollers. I own a weekly newspaper and print shop. (It has been in business since 1914, and been in our family since 1932). I have numerous type high cuts that I would like to reproduce. 

Looking for a starting point for Ink/Pressure issues UNI III AB

I recently attempted to print a very light color of borders that extended from the top of the bed about 10 inches. The  ink was mostly composed of white and revealed things about the press that are perplexing. I have several issues going on, and perhaps this was, unwittingly, a test of all of them. …

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