The standard die
will produce pills having a diameter of 2.25" though
other sizes can be fabricated. Weighing 14 pounds (6.4kg),
the die can withstand 25,000 pounds of compression force without
CARE and USE: As
with any hardened object, the die should not be struck with
another hard object. It should be used only with hydraulic
or pneumatic presses designed for compression purposes. Corrosive
materials should be avoided.
The die should
be cleaned after every use. Periodically wipe the die surface
with a thin lubricating oil, then remove the excess. This
will ensure a long and satisfactory tool life.
The four component
die, consisting of a barrel, small and large plunger, and
a spacer ring, is currently priced as follows:
Vertex Pill Die: $1,700.00
F.O.B. Yukon, PA.
Delivery time is approximately one month.