Press denotes a machine having a stationary bed or anvil and a slide (ram or hammer) which has a controlled reciprocating motion toward and away from the bed surface and at right angle to it.

The slide is guided in the frame of the machine to give a definite path of motion.

See also:
"Press" is in the UNSPSC Code "27121501"
  Press return springs

Ref: 122825/2006-10-12

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