Tablet Tooling Solutions Catalog

Rotating Punch Head Tooling

Tablet press tooling manufactured with rotating punch heads can improve the overall life of the tool. Rotating prevents flat or worn spots on the punch head, which can sometimes develop from the constant friction of operating the tool in a single position within the rail.

Rotating punch heads rotate slightly so that the head receives impact in a different spot with every compression cycle.

If you notice that your punch heads are wearing or experiencing damage prematurely, consider adding rotating punch heads to your design. As an additional protection, select an advanced tool steel for the punch head to boost tool longevity.

Rotating heads reduce torsional loads applied to punch tips. Micro tip tooling can benefit from reduced applied loads to prevent tip breakage.

Rotating punch head tooling can be custom designed with the following options: