Stimpson 489 Manual Feed Foot Press

Stimpson 489 Manual Feed Foot Press


The 489 foot press is a manual feed machine used for small production runs. With the proper tooling installed, it can set eyelets, grommets, rivets, snaps, clamps, spots and many other small findings. The machine has a 4 inch throat depth. The 489 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.
  • Manufactured to accept eyelet auto feed components for future production increases


  • 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
  • New, rebuilt and used models available
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