Stimpson 479 Manual Feed Foot Press

Stimpson 479 Manual Feed Foot Press

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The 479 foot press is a manual feed setting machine used for small production runs. With the proper tooling installed, the 479 machine can set eyelets, grommets, rivets, snaps, clamps, spots and many other small findings. The machine has a 4 inch throat depth. The 479 machine’s double lever system and larger foot pedal make it easy on the operator to install fasteners with less fatigue with extended use.

Size Capacity

  • 1/8 inch diameter eyelets to a #4 Plain Sheet Metal Grommet 1/2 inch hole diameter


  • Economical entry level hand feed machine.
  • Strong, dependable and very easy to change fastener sizes.
  • Capable of setting a very wide range of fasteners


  • Lubrication with 30wt motor oil before use is recommended

Optional Equipment:

  • Workplate with back and side gauges for centering work
  • Laser locating light
  • Work light to illuminate setting area


  • Dimensions: 20 inches deep, 14 inches wide, 45 inch overall height
  • Weight: 100 pounds
  • Electrical requirement: For optional laser locating light 110 volt (standard wall outlet)
  • Pneumatic requirement: none
  • Motor Size: None
  • Throat Depth: 4 inches
  • New, rebuilt and used models available

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