Product information below: : Unit Price.:  £447.33(Exc. 20% VAT)
Bulk order Discount bands:  Discounts of 7.5%, 10% and 20% are available when you order 5, 10 and 200 units or more of this product.

Product information below.
KPR1 (Foot operated ratchet press).

SupplyDivision's UK made KPR1 foot operated ratchet press is specifically designed for the manual, consistent setting of eyelets, rivets, studs and press-fasteners into textiles & also stationery items such as card & folders etc. Precise horizontal tool alignment and vertical height settings can be "locked-in" to ensure that a successful action produces a perfectly set item, every time.

Tools/dies are sold separately as they are specific to each fastener, eyelet, stud, rivet or application. This press has a fine adjustment option to facilitate the correct tension setting every time and, unlike cheaper copies does not rely on operator "judgement" as to how long or hard to push the foot treadle. Thus eliminating loosely set items from operator fatigue or misjudgement.

See below for product details and setting demonstrations on some of our eyelets, rivets & popfasteners.

This item is made in the UK, enabling a quality, skilled UK workforce to survive.

  Made in Great Britain  .  

KPR1 (Foot operated ratchet press). Do not confuse our press with the "cheap", poor quality items flooding the country on popular "auction style" sites. Many are sold at a low price with some eyelets or studs to entice customers, however we regularly receive calls from purchasers of those who are unable to obtain components to fit the tools that the press was supplied with or spares to repair the premature failure of tools or press, who if they could locate replacement components then discover they are extremely poor quality and a liability.

A foot press is far more efficient than a hand press as it frees up both hands to control and manipulate the work. Once your KPR1 is set you can be confident that every item will be set at the correct pressure, virtually eliminating "failures" and the consequences of customer complaints, returns or worse. This press has remained almost unchanged in design/function for over a 100 years.  It is very easy to use and produces a consistent and secure product every time.

Please click HERE for a data sheet.

KPR1 is supplied complete on a stand which incorporates two side trays for stud part storage. It is designed to attach most press fasteners, rivets eyelets, jeans buttons etc(see above). It is extremely versatile and can be used for placing piercing trim on most textiles or paper and card.

See below for product setting demonstrations:

We supply a full range of dies, which are made in the UK by very skilled engineers of hardened & tempered steel to fit our own ranges of hardware or your existing studs or eyelets. It's fully floating adjustable base allows precision horizontal alignment and exact vertical locking in order to obtain the optimum pressure setting for your item.

Once up to speed KPR1 is rated at approx. 240 studs an hour, thus eliminating the need for expensive and high maintenance pneumatic or electric machinery. Ideal for out-workers, can be easily transported. The "foot-print" is just approx 50cm x 50cm (slightly smaller than a standard houshold appliance), so it is easily sited in most workshops or even domestic locations for home-workers.

All new machines are sold with a 6 months back to base warranty, but anyone who has seen our KPR1 knows that it's solid construction & simple internal design will facilitate many years of faithful, trouble-free service.

This item is made in the UK. It may be manufactured from or contain imported components/constituent parts.

  Made in Great Britain  .  

Product setting demonstrations:
Please go HERE to see our round plastic press fastener 02"X" series being set on our KPR1 press (021P shown in the demonstration. It is the same procedure for all sizes of this round plastic fastener).
Please go HERE to see our 032B pressfastener on our KPR1 press. This is the most widely used fastener.
Please go HERE to see our 051 heavy duty press fastener set on our KPR1 press.
Please go HERE to see our 4/7 lacing eyelet being set on our KPR1 press. This eyelets is predominantly used in the bridal wear, corset, shoe & belt sectors. It is also used regularly in stationery.
Please go HERE to see a standard metal eyelet cut & set on our  KPR1 press. It is the same procedure for most sizes of standard metal eyelets.
Please go HERE to see our plastic breather eyelet set on our KPR1 press.
Please go HERE to see our 012B cap rivet & nail set on our KPR1 press. This rivet is popular with manufacturers using denim. It provides a very simple and secure solution for reinforcing and riveting items.

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KPR1 dies for 4-7eyeletpluswasher

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KPR1 dies for 500 and 700 series eyelets

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