Heidelberg GTO 52

heidelberg gto 52

press name: Heidelberg GTO 52

press nickname: Big offset

year built: 1977

serial number: GTO659941

largest printable area: 13.5 x 20.25 inches

weight: 3,000 lbs.

impressions per hour: 8,000 max

hometown: Weisloch, Germany

distinguishing characteristics to this particular press: It’s the largest offset press we have here. Not big in the world of offset presses, but it’s big for us.

a few words from the printer who uses it: There are noises—“clink clunk, clink clunk” and “psshp, psshp, psshp!”

why we love this particular press: Clayton: I love how well it registers—registration is hardly ever a problem with this press.