Translation of platen in Spanish:

platen

Pronunciation: /ˈplætən/

n

  • 1 (in letterpress) placa (feminine) de presión
  • 2 (roller in typewriter) carro (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • The pressman pulled on the bar, causing the platen to press the tympan on the inked type and taking the impression.
    • All these prototypes were shaped into panels of various commercial thicknesses with a steam-heated platen press.
    • The first power-driven platen press was developed about 1822.

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