Stokes Model 328

Heavy-duty, High-Speed Compacting Press

Compacting Press

The model 328 is the leading heavy-duty, high-speed compacting press. It produces large quality compacts and tablets in various shapes from a variety of materials.

The Stokes Model 328 has a reputation for dependable, long term operation with very low maintenance costs. The Model 328 is available with manual, semi-automatic or fully automated control systems.

Features include:

  • Extremely durable press due to rugged design
  • Easy to operate and maintain
  • Replacement parts are economical and in stock
  • Sealed rollers bearings in all pressure rolls
  • Improved upper and lower die table dust collection
  • Improved upper punch lubrication system with timed delivery
  • Heavy duty upper enclosure without corner post provides better access for cleaning
  • Hopper and butterfly valve assembly are designed for clean operations
  • Digital tachometer provides accurate speed rate
  • Enhanced lighting in both tool entry locations
  • Upgraded non-contact door interlocks
  • Model 328 can be upgraded to 15 tons for high tonnage applications
  • Press is available manual (hand operation) or fully automatic based on the application
  • Optional control system, automatic punch lubrication, mechanical feeders, bi-layer tablet kit and core rod kit

Uses neck-less punches that creates larger head flat that increases dwell time on hard to compress powders

CS Control System

Optional CS Control System is designed with all Allen Bradley components for an economical control system (which can be retrofitted to any make and model of tablet press) lets you:

  • Increase efficiency
  • Increase reliability
  • Increase performance
  • Increase safety

Technical Specifications:

Number of tool sets 45 33
Type of tooling 328 328
Maximum tablet dia. (in) 0.75 1.187
Turret speed range (rpm) 18-50 18-50
Output of tablet (per min) 1600-4500 1200-3300
Fill depth - standard (in) 0.6875 0.6875
Fill depth - maximum (in) 1.375 1.375
Max. compression force (tons) 10 10
Power (H.P.) 7.5 7.5
Footprint (in.) 52 x 46 52 x 46
Overall height (in.) 67 67
Net weight (lbs) 5000 5000