A tablet press is a mechanical device that compresses powders into tablets of uniform size and weight. Used to manufacture a products for a wide variety of industries, there are two types of presses available. The single-punch and the rotary tablet press. Depending on tablet size, shape, material, and press configuration, a press can produce up to 1,000,000 an hour.
A single-station press or bench-top model are used in compounding pharmacies. Pharmaceutical tablet presses must be easy to clean and quick to reconfigure as they are used to manufacture many different products. Flow Sciences has a vast array of enclosure for use in weighing, blending, and tablet pressing, and encapsulation operations.