How to maintain compression tools? Adamus has developed a Tool Maintenance Program for punches and dies.

01. Production

Installation / uninstallation of tooling.

02. Cleaning

Tooling should be cleaned to remove residuals of powder and possible sintered product residues.

03. Inspection 

Optical assessment of working surfaces of the tooling.

04. Repair 

When minor disturbances were found.

05. Polishing 

Giving the work surface a smoothness to avoid common tableting problems.

06. Re-cleaning

After repairing and polishing, re-cleaning to remove any residual of polishing / repairing agents.

07. Measuring

Required to ensure dimensions quality of tooling before use or before storing to give a time to order new sets.

08. Protecting

For longer period of storing, tooling shall be protected from moisture and aggressive environments.

09. Storage

With dedicated cabinets or containers, avoiding the risks resulting from mechanical damage and direct environment impact.