FAG Control 835
‹The newly designed proof and test press with same gripper and print line as the production presses of similar size. A machine which allows proofing and testing of formes and plates und working conditions, in particular — printing strength, print line and ink coverage. The ideal proof press for any printing plant, photo-engraver and platemaker. › Quotation sheet, late 1950ies.
Moving production from Singen to Avenches
This press has been manufactured in Singen, Germany until 1962. Then they switched the production manufactury from Singen to the brand new manufactury in Avenches, Switzerland in 1962. Only after 2 years of manufacturing the FAG Contol 835 in Avenches, they developped it in to the slightly bigger FAG Control 839.
|Press size (l/w/h):||2.5 / 1.5 / 1.2m|
|Standard equipment:||ME, MVA, SSL|
|Optional equipment:||AFR, BRO, DAS, ES, FRS, LAR, RFP, TC, TRM|
|Number of presses built:|
|Built in factory:||Singen, Germany / Avenches, Switzerland|
|First / last press delivered:||1958–1962 / 1962–1963|
|Price range:||20'000 – 30'000CHF (~1958)|
|Known presses still in use:||3|
Shop / Studios still working with the FAG Control 835
+ Buchatelier Markus & Birgit Müller, Bubendorf, Switzerland
+ Martin Thönen, Atelier TypoPresse + Holzschnittatelier, Bern + Schmitten, Switzerland
+ Museum für Druckgrafik, Rankweil, Austria