Stokes Model 591

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The Stokes Model 591 has a simple, modular design that makes it easy to operate, clean, and maintain. The tablet press will be supplied with a color touch screen HMI with CS-100 Control System.

Design Features

  • Single station press with single or dual tip tooling
  • Accepts standard B, D, or special tooling
  • Servo motor / actuator controlled upper and lower punches
  • Independently programmable compression force dwell time
  • Multiple feeder servo profiles that are user selectable for various products
  • Easy access guarding meets OSHA standards for machine safety
  • Sturdy 4 post platen style design
  • Equipped with safety interlocks
Model 591 side View
Model 591 Hopper - Feeder

Technical specifications

Number of Stations1
Upper Punch Penetration18 mm
Press Tonnage5 Tons
Maximum Tablet Diameter35 mm
Depth of Fill38 mm (Optional 76.4 mm)
Tablets per minuteup to 30 (product dependent)
Motor Horsepower30 hp
Machine Weight500 lbs
Machine Dimensions24” x 24” x 60”
Voltage460 Volt, 3 phase


The CCS CS-2500 Level 5 Control System elevates tablet press operations to new heights. Designed for compatibility with various models, including those from Stokes, Fette, Korsch, and Hata, it offers a comprehensive solution for managing tablet presses. This advanced system not only includes standard press controls but also excels in generating detailed, customizable reports, covering production data, parameter changes, and alarms. Equipped with a development license of XLReporter, users can tailor reports to specific needs, ensuring precise tracking and analysis of production processes. Its use of off-the-shelf components and Allen Bradley technology makes it user-friendly and easy to maintain, while also complying with 21 CFR Part 11 standards for data collection and E-Signature.

The CCS CS-2000 Level 4 Control System is a versatile solution for managing Stokes tablet presses and other OEM models. It features standard programming that unlocks all functions of the presses, enhancing operational efficiency. The system is built with off-the-shelf Allen Bradley components, making it cost-effective and easy to maintain. With Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and FactoryTalk View HMI interface, it offers complete control and precision. The system is compliant with 21 CFR Part 11, ensuring reliable data collection and electronic signatures. Its design prioritizes non-proprietary components for high reliability and easy part replacement, supported by advanced features like Advantech Industrial PC, Netbiter Remote VPN, and precision servo motors.

The CCS CS-500 Level 3 Control System is a robust solution for managing Stokes tablet presses and is adaptable to other brands. It simplifies operations with its Basic CS-500 programming, allowing users to monitor and control essential functions effectively. This system is not only user-friendly but also cost-effective, incorporating Allen Bradley components to reduce the total ownership cost. Its design features the latest technology, including Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and a FactoryTalk View HMI interface, ensuring comprehensive control over the tablet press while maintaining ease of maintenance and part replacement.

The CCS CS-400 Level 2 Control System brings a new level of efficiency and ease to encapsulation equipment operations. It's tailored for Index Encapsulation Equipment but adaptable to machines from any vendor. With its Standard CS-400 programming, users gain comprehensive control over basic functions. The system's use of Allen Bradley components, including ControlLogix PLCs and Power Flex 525 Motor Drives, ensures reduced costs and maintenance ease. It also includes a FactoryTalk PanelView HMI interface for seamless operation, presenting a reliable, cost-effective solution for encapsulation machine management.

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