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.