Joyce Jacks in the Printing Industry

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Joyce/Dayton Jacks are used by printing machine builders in a variety of production machines. Their characteristic self-locking design allows them to maintain gap adjustments on slitters, and laminators.  Jacks are also used in material handling to adjust conveyor heights and to increment stackers. Printing applications typically use smaller jacks from 250 pounds up to about 15 tons, and our jacks are available in capacities up to 250 tons.

Common Printing Industry Applications

  • Position rolls on laminators
  • Conveyor height adjustment
  • Adjust cart for roll removal
  • Adjust knives on slitters

Joyce/Dayton provides complete mechanical systems including motors, gear boxes, shafting and controls enabling the customer to specify all jack related products from a single, reliable source. Experienced Application Engineers offer practical solutions to enhance the performance of Joyce Jacks in Printing Industry applications.

Solution Design Specifications

  • Self-Locking screw jacks
  • Jacks that are keyed for non-rotation
  • Stainless steel jacks to resist corrosion
  • Anti-backlash option
  • High ratio gearsets with 100 turns/inch


To find your solution, contact an experienced Application Engineer at or (800) 523-5204

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  • Joyce, providing innovative solutions since 1873
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  • Extensive experience in the Aerospace Industry
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