use platens in a sentence.
The upper die is fixed -- being firmly attached to the top of the frame, and held securely down by the rows of iron pillars on the two sides, and by the massive iron caps, called platens, which may be seen passing across at the top, from pillar to pillar.
There were hundreds of such employees, a shadow workforce spending its days moving books onto and off the scanning platens.
Consisting of the browns and yellows of platens and mulberries and pomegranates and the lighter red and orange of apricots, apples and pears, thereby also hoping to extend the tourist season into these florid months.
While in that position steam is let into the upper and lower platens and the matting is cured.
The owners installed a block making plant fully equipped with curing racks, two Ideal machines, two National concrete mixers, 5 h.p. gasoline engine, platens, tools and a Chase industrial railway.