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Stokes Model 591 Tablet Press

The Stokes Model 591 is known for its exceptional user-centric design, which significantly simplifies the operational, cleaning, and maintenance processes. Equipped with a brightly colored touch screen Human-Machine Interface (HMI), it offers an engaging and intuitive user experience. This interface is seamlessly integrated with the advanced CS-100 Control System, ensuring that adjustments and operations are not only straightforward but also highly efficient. The combination of these features elevates the machine’s overall functionality, making it a top choice for those seeking a blend of technological sophistication and user-friendly operation in their equipment. This design philosophy ensures that the Stokes Model 591 meets the evolving needs of modern production environments.


The Stokes Model single-station press is a model of advanced engineering and versatility, distinguished by its robust 4-post platen structure. This design ensures exceptional stability and durability, essential for high-volume production without sacrificing quality. The robust construction not only guarantees consistent performance but also extends the operational lifespan of the machine, making it a valuable long-term investment. Safety is a key consideration in its design, highlighted by integrated safety interlock mechanisms and OSHA-compliant guarding. These safety features significantly enhance operator protection while allowing easy access for efficient maintenance and operation, crucial for uninterrupted productivity. Flexibility in production is another feature of this press, with its compatibility with both single and dual-tip tooling. This adaptability allows for the manufacturing of a diverse range of products on the same machine, optimizing both space and investment. The press’s impressive 5-ton pressure capability, combined with the ability to produce tablets up to 35 mm in diameter, makes it suitable for a variety of industrial applications, including those requiring large or dense tablets. Customizable compression force dwell time settings provide precise control over the compression process, enabling the production of tablets tailored to specific requirements, thereby enhancing the quality and appeal of the products.

Main Benefits

  • Selectable Servo Profiles for Feeders: This feature allows for the adaptation of the feeding mechanism to different types of products, making the press suitable for diverse manufacturing requirements. It contributes to the machine’s flexibility, enabling it to handle a variety of materials and formulations.

  • Servo Motor/Actuator Controls for Upper and Lower Punches: These controls provide precision and accuracy in tablet formation, leading to consistent product quality. The precision control also helps in reducing material wastage and enhancing efficiency.

  • Customizable Compression Force Dwell Time Settings: These settings allow for precise control over the compression process, enabling the production of tablets with specific requirements. This customization can lead to higher product quality and greater adaptability to different manufacturing scenarios.

  • Versatile Single-Station Press with Dual Tooling Compatibility: Its ability to work with both single and dual-tip tooling offers flexibility in production. This versatility allows for a wider range of products to be manufactured on a single machine, optimizing investment and space.

  • OSHA-Compliant Guarding with Easy Access: The guarding is designed to meet stringent safety regulations while also providing easy access for maintenance and operation. This balance of safety and accessibility helps to minimize downtime and maintain productivity.

  • Integrated Safety Interlock Mechanisms: These mechanisms significantly enhance operator safety, reducing the risk of accidents. This feature is crucial for maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to workplace safety standards.

  • Robust 4-Post Platen Structure: This design ensures exceptional stability and durability, leading to consistent performance and a longer lifespan for the machine. It provides the strength needed for continuous, high-volume production without compromising on quality.


Specification Stokes Model 591 Tablet Press
Number Stations 1
Tooling Specification TSM, IPT, TSM Domed, EU
Max Capacity Hour 1800
Compression Force kn 49
Max Diameter Tablet 35
Max Fill Depth 76.4
Max Turret Speed N/A
Number Filling Stations 1

Precision and efficiency are further enhanced by the servo motor/actuator controls for upper and lower punches, which ensure accurate and consistent tablet formation. This feature not only reduces material wastage but also maintains uniform product quality. The machine’s selectable servo profiles for feeders underscore its versatility, allowing it to adapt to different materials and formulations efficiently. This adaptability is particularly beneficial for manufacturers with diverse product lines, as it facilitates quick and easy adjustments to suit varying production needs. In summary, the single-station press, with its advanced features, safety measures, and high-pressure capability, represents an ideal solution for manufacturers seeking a reliable, flexible, and efficient tablet pressing option.

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