Stokes Model 349

Ideally Suited for 3" Chlorine Tablets

30 ton, Single sided with Pre-Compression, accepts special large roller style tooling. Maximum tablet diameter is 76 mm.

Design Features

  • Heavy-duty cast and welded construction maintains rigidity during demanding product runs
  • Large 40 HP motor capable of producing high-tonnage compressions on large diameter tablets
  • Open style mechanical feeder provides reliable powder feeding
  • Tooling incorporates replaceable tips for high wear applications
  • Compression area isolated from lower motor/utility area for increased cleanliness
    • Press controls provided by simple push buttons: Start/Stop/Jog/Emergency Stop
    • Main motor and feeder motor powered by AB PowerFlex drives with speed control.
    • Built for Safety; ABB Safety Interlock system for all upper and lower doors, including interlocked turn-over wheel cover
    • Controls housed in NEMA 4X Stainless Steel enclosure with Vortex cabinet cooler

    Punch Roller Design

    Cam follower design provides smooth motion of upper and lower tooling during high compression and ejection forces
    RPM Speed (min-max)3-11
    Main pressure (US Ton)30
    No. of Punches9
    Motor Power (HP)40
    Max. Tablet Dia. (mm)Ø76
    Max. Output (tablets/h)5,940
    Max. Filling Depth (mm)65
    Pitch Circle Diameter (mm)475
    Die Dia. (mm)Ø119
    Dia. of Punch (mm)Ø80
    Dimension (in) (L x W x H)71 x 56 x 95
    Weight (lbs)15,000


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