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Inspecting On The Edge – Understanding Punch Tip Wear In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Source: Natoli Engineering Company, Inc.
Inspecting On The Edge – Understanding Punch Tip Wear In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Wear to the edges of punch tips is a commonly overlooked aspect of many tooling inspection procedures. Tip wear is typical and can occur from many different sources, including poor tablet and tool design, granulation characteristics, improper steel selection for the application, and improper press set-up.

Natoli Engineering Company, Inc.