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Operations & Maintenance Manual TDP-0

Manual Type Single Punch Tablet Press

I. General descriptions

This machine is a manual type single punch tablet press machine. It can punches round tablets less than 12mm, this single press machine applicable to the pharmacy, chemical industry, food service, medical establishment or other places to apply.

II. Specifications

The main technical parameters and production capability:

Max. Pressure: 1.5kn
Max. Dia of tablet: 12mm
Max. Thickness: 6mm
Max. Depth of filling: 16mm
Production capacity: 40-60 pcs/min
Weight: 24kg
Overall size: 300mm*190mm*480mm

III. General structures

The main body of this machines is the gantry-type made by carbon steel. The main spindle junction with the partial core gear and the cam. The rocker arm and the hand shank are on the right of the spindle. When turn the main spindle by manual, then it can cause the partial core gear, cam, lifting poker, feeder to turn, do different lifting movement.

The process of this machine is: A. Feeding material; B. Punching the tablets; C. Ejecting tablets. These are the three procedures are working continually. Each program can be adjusted, suitable for all kinds of tablets to forming.

The fine features of this machine are small volume light weight, attractive appearance, compact structure, simple operation, extensive use, easy to carry and so on. But it is also can make all kinds of tablet by using different types of die.

IV. Operations, adjustment and regulations

Set up the dies: At first demount the hopper, feeder, middle die plate, after that wash the middle die plate, die, hole of die, keep them dry and clean. Then according to the following steps:

Step 1: To set the lower punch, insert the lower punch pin into the hole of lower punch core. Pay attention to the gap of punch rod that insert to bottom must aim at the set screw then tighten the lock screw.
Step 2: T set the upper punch, insert the upper punch pin into the hole pf upper core, also make sure to insert to the upper end of the punch core, and tight the nut with wrench.
Step 3: Put the middle die into the die hole. This is an important step to make sure the upper, lower and middle die are line-up. Pay attention to the end face of middle die should flush with the surface of the plate, after adjusting, tighten the lock screw.
Step 4: Keep the upper, lower and middle die in line-up position, then mount the tablet middle plate at the machine body, tightens the screws, and turns the hand handle by hands, makes the upper punch pin down slowly, inserts into middle die hole. At this time, adjusting the middle die plate, so that after the upper die pin insert the middle die hole should be nimble without knock, and smoothly. Then tightens the screw at the middle die plate and turns again the flywheel for ten revolutions or more. Now, if the punch and die are mounted properly without strong friction, then input materials testing.
Step 5: Adjust the out put rating nut (160 to regulate the height of the tablet. Make sure it will line-up with the middle die plate when it at the zenith.
Step 6: Adjust the filling rating nut (18) to regulate the thickness of the tablet. Do counter-clockwise direction it will increase the filling volume, so it will add the thickness of the tablet. And vice versa.
Step 7: Make sure of that the put out height and the thickness of the tablet, then tight the rating nut plate (17).
Step 8: Adjust the hardness of the tablet: At first loose the upper die hole lock nut (60 and the upper die hole. Then do the counter-clockwise direction to decrease the press, and vice versa. Please don’t adjust wide range at once, just as the necessary, then tight the upper die hole lock nut.

VI. Maintenance

1.Lubricating oil should be coated in lubricating points and surface every time before operating the press.
2.When finish a batch of production, should take out the remainder powder or grain, and sweeps and cleans the residual powder within any parts in the machine and apply pharmaceutical grade grease.
3.If the press is not in use for more than one week, then should remove the punch and die, and wipe the machine clean up, and apply pharmaceutical grade grease or white lithium grease on the smooth surface of components, then put it in the container with a cover.

VII. Cautions

1.Never put the hands between the dies to avoid the accident of injure hands.
2.Make sure that the material be made to granule before punching the tablets.
3.The equipment must be fixed to the work table when it on operation.

TDP-0 single punch tablet press picture
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