Rotary Tablet Presses for Industrial Applications

R233 Tablet Press

The R233 is a heavy-duty, fully automatic rotary high speed industrial tablet press for single-layer / double-output or double-layer / single-output tablet production.

The R233 is a heavy-duty, fully automatic rotary high speed industrial tablet press for single-layer / double-output or double-layer / single-output tablet production. The R233 is designed for 24/7 operation with minimum maintenance to produce large volumes of tablets (such as salt tablets, catalysts, coffee pods, etc.). This very robust machine is suitable for the processing of abrasive and corrosive powders. Thanks to its GMP design, it has also been adopted by the food and beverage industries.

Machine Features

  • Compression forces of up to 150 kN.
  • Single-layer and double-layer capability.
  • Pre-compression up to 10 kN is achieved using a pre-compression cam for extended dwell times, resulting in better powder deaeration and more uniform granule distribution in the die prior to final compression. 
  • Maximum fill depth of 40 mm.
  • Take-off system available for the horizontal removal of fragile tablets.
  • Isolated and sealed compression zone for powder confinement.
  • Tablet weight control based on force measurement.
  • Large double-paddle forced feeder with individual drives for each paddle.
  • Tool holders with high-pressure heads and cam-rolling bearings reduce wear and tear on the cams and compression rollers..
  • Punch tips in steel, stainless steel or tungsten carbide.
  • Multi-tip design available for solid tablets.
  • Nickel-coated steel turret, forged in one piece, features replaceable wear plates.
  • Standalone electrical cabinet.
  • Siemens PLC for machine control,/ industrial PC for database and MultiControl5 system with a user-friendly 21.5-inch HD touchscreen.
  • Highly rigid cast iron frame and high-tension chassis.
  • Dust extraction nozzles.
  • Stainless steel housing.
  • Fully GMP-compliant design.
  • Automatic punch lubrication system.
  • When equipped with a die wall and punch face lubrication systems, the R233 is the ideal machine for the high-speed compression of effervescent tablets.

Technical specifications

The R233 is available in 4 executions:

Number of stations27394753
Max. compression force [kN]150
Max. pre-compression force [kN]10
Maximum fill [mm]35
Max. range / set of fill cams [mm]15
Top punch penetration [mm]6
Punch-holder body diameter [mm]48403227
Outside die diameter [mm]70484035
Max. output capacity at compression force 150 kN [tab/h]144.000210.000252.000286.200
Press height [mm]2.260
Floor space [mm]1.400 x 1.500
Weight [kg]7.000

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