How to maintain compression tools? Adamus has developed a Tool Maintenance Program for punches and dies.
Installation / uninstallation of tooling.
Tooling should be cleaned to remove residuals of powder and possible sintered product residues.
Optical assessment of working surfaces of the tooling.
When minor disturbances were found.
Giving the work surface a smoothness to avoid common tableting problems.
After repairing and polishing, re-cleaning to remove any residual of polishing / repairing agents.
Required to ensure dimensions quality of tooling before use or before storing to give a time to order new sets.
For longer period of storing, tooling shall be protected from moisture and aggressive environments.
With dedicated cabinets or containers, avoiding the risks resulting from mechanical damage and direct environment impact.