Comparison: the main differences between pneumatic, hydraulic and hydropneumatic presses
Presses are used for countless tasks in everything from small shops to big, defense industry and telecom shops. The two most common types are hydraulic and pneumatic, but a hybrid of these two—the hydro pneumatic press—is becoming more common. Begs the comparison: what’s the difference between these different types of power?
For precision assembly work you’re best off with an A+ quality pneumatic press
Janesville Tool & Mfg automatic air presses are ideal for light high repetition assembly and can't be beat for price/workability for precision operation. If you're looking for big power and lower reps you're better off looking for a hydraulic shop press or a new hydro pneumatic press machine. For lower volume precision assembly work you might get by with a manual shop press - check out all of our arbor press machines to see all of your options.