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Venango Machine has a long history of working with press buillders to manufacture components for hydraulic platen presses. Venango manufactures custom platens, bolster plates, spacer plates, slab sides, heads, c-frames, tie bars, cylinder platens and other components for a variety of press types including:

  • Compression platen presses
  • Hot presses
  • Steam heated platen presses
  • Oil heated platen presses
  • Electric heated platen presses
  • Cold presses
  • Combination hydraulic platen presses
  • Steam heated water cooled presses
  • Electrically heated water cooled presses
  • Corrugators
  • Injection presses
  • Laminating platen presses
  • Rubber platen presses


Venango Machine, along with the other companies of Custom Group Industries, cover the entire spectrum of machining and press manufacturer needs including:

  • Press component manufacturing
  • Press technical/design support
  • Press fabrication or manufacturing

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Signitature Pattern of Blanchard Grinding

Signitature Pattern of Blanchard Grinding

The signature pattern of a rotary blanchard grinder is shown with a plain steel plate. Blanchard grinding aggressively removes steel leveling and rough the plate for further operations.  

Venango Machining Operations

Venango Machining Operations

Venango offers multiple levels of surface finish. This platen is ready for shipment to a composite board manufacturer. 

Platen Production

Platen Production

Precision machining and blanchard grinding involved in platen manufacturing  

Surface Milling

Surface Milling

Achieve close tolerance, flatness and parallelism through surface milling.