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Stokes Model 512 Tablet Press

Select the Stokes Model 512 for unparalleled excellence in tablet production. Crafted for high-performance operations, this heavy-duty tablet press machine stands out with its durable construction, incorporating a hardened steel worm and a replaceable bronze headgear, which together ensure a quiet yet highly efficient power transmission. Renowned for its ability to consistently produce superior quality tablets, the Stokes Model 512 is an embodiment of reliability and precision. It's designed to cater to a wide range of production needs, making it a versatile choice for various industrial applications. Its robust build and innovative design make it a preferred choice for professionals seeking efficiency and quality in tablet manufacturing.


The Stokes Model 512 represents advanced engineering in the field of tablet production. It features a power transmission system that is both silent and efficient, incorporating a hardened steel worm and a replaceable bronze headgear. This design ensures the machine operates smoothly and stands up to rigorous use, reflecting its durability. The machine’s 4-ton capacity caters to large-scale production needs, making it ideal for businesses that require high-volume output. Its single-sided design not only streamlines production but also simplifies maintenance, thereby reducing downtime and enhancing overall productivity. The compatibility with 512 tooling and the capability to produce tablets up to 16 mm in diameter highlight its adaptability to various industrial requirements. In terms of operation, the Model 512 is synonymous with efficiency and reliability. These qualities lead to lower operational costs and ensure a consistent output of high-quality products. Safety is a priority in its design, with features like a locking lever and interlocked guards that significantly minimize operational risks. This focus on safety not only protects the machine operators but also ensures compliance with industry safety standards. User-friendliness is another significant aspect, with intuitive controls that make the machine easy to operate, reducing the need for extensive training.

Main Benefits

  • Pin-Type Transit Level Feeder with Adjustable Gate: This feature efficiently directs material, maintaining a steady granulation flow and preventing frame packing. It ensures a uniform and consistent production process, which is crucial for maintaining quality standards.

  • Adjustable Spring Release with Optional Pneumatic Feature: This mechanism maintains consistent pressure, protecting tools from damage during jams. The optional pneumatic release adds an extra layer of protection and efficiency, especially in high-volume production scenarios.

  • Upper Roll Adjustments: These adjustments minimize capping and laminating on tablets, improving the quality of the final product. They also prolong the effectiveness of the die, leading to cost savings in maintenance and replacements.

  • Standardized Keyed Upper Punch Sockets: These sockets ensure precise alignment, particularly beneficial for tablets with irregular shapes, thus enhancing product consistency and reducing waste.

  • Simplified Feed Frame Setup: The design allows for straightforward and accurate setups without needing feeder adjustments, thanks to its three-point transit leveling. This feature streamlines the process, saving time and reducing the potential for error.

  • Effective Dust Removal System: Strategically placed suction nozzles above and below the die table effectively remove excess debris, maintaining a cleaner workspace and reducing the likelihood of contamination.

  • Functional Stainless Steel Hopper: The hopper’s vertical adjustments and locking mechanism enhance functionality, allowing for precise control and stability during operations, leading to improved efficiency and reduced downtime.

  • Enhanced Safety Features: The inclusion of a locking lever and interlocked guards significantly reduces operational risks, ensuring a safer working environment and compliance with safety regulations.


Specification Stokes 512-22 Stokes 512-15
Number Stations 22 15
Tooling Specification Custom Custom
Max Capacity Hour 50,000 36,000
Max Compression Force 40 kn 40 kn
Max Diameter Tablet Ø11 Ø16
Max Fill Depth 17 17
Max Turret Speed 30 30
Number Filling Stations 22 15

The impact of the Stokes Model 512 goes beyond its operational capabilities to influence the quality of the end product, which is especially crucial in sectors like pharmaceuticals. In this industry, the consistency of tablets is directly linked to the effectiveness of treatments. Similarly, in other industries, consistent quality helps to strengthen brand reputation and increase customer satisfaction. Overall, the Model 512 is more than just a machine; it’s a comprehensive solution for high-quality tablet production, representing a wise investment for businesses aiming for leadership in their industries.

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