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At Venango Machine Company, we have the on-site capabilities to refurbish or replace platens for nearly every make of hydraulic press ever made—regardless of the original manufacturer. 

It's exactly this level of sophistication and convenience that makes Venango Machine Company your one-stop resource for everything platen-related.


  • Incoming inspection
  • Flow and pressure testing
  • Weld repair of surface damage
  • Straightening
  • Restoration of all threaded holes
  • Machine flat and parallel
  • Milled, ground or sanded finishes available
  • Engineering and design
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.