Die Table Segments optimize tablet production.

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Designed to minimize downtime for refitting, resetting, and cleaning, Die Table Segments replace entire standard die table surface plate on tablet press turrets. They eliminate need for dies and die lock screws, and only 10 fasteners are required for installation of 5 segments for 75 stations. Segments also help minimize product loss and wear and tear, and are suited for pharmaceutical and industrial applications.

Original Press Release:

New Fette Die Table Segments Optimize Production and Increase Output

Patent-pending technology provides up to 25% more productivity and greatly improved yield with faster assembly, changeover and cleaning

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Fette, a leading manufacturer and supplier of tablet presses for both pharmaceutical and industrial applications, now offers Fette Die Table Segments that provide optimum tablet production with significantly shorter downtimes for refitting, resetting, and cleaning, it was announced by Rich Derickson, Vice President of Sales & Operations for Fette America.

According to Mr. Derickson, the Fette Die Table Segments can increase output up to 25% with more stations per die table, less product loss, less wear and tear, and simpler, smoother logistics. The Die Table Segments significantly outlast standard dies, including carbide lined dies.

The switch to Fette Die Table Segments can decrease set-up time by as much as 88%. By eliminating the need for dies and die lock screws, the Die Table Segments provide a whole new level of efficiency.
                     Standard die plates      FETTE's die table segments

Installation 61 individual dies 5 segments(for 75 stations)
Fasteners needed 61 10
Manual operations 366 15

The new Die Table Segments, which provide a high level of technical reliability even when manufacturing special tablet forms, are designed to replace the entire standard die table surface plate. In addition to higher speeds and greater longevity, the Die Table Segments offer decreased Srel for better quality. The Die Table Segments are available on all new Fette tablet press turrets, and can be interchanged with existing standard turrets on your current Fette presses.

Fette America is a direct extension of Fette GmbH of Schwarzenbek, Germany, one of the first companies to develop and perfect the rotary tablet press. With unmatched service and support, Fette America offers complete services to Fette clients in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, including new and used machine sales, technical assistance, machine installations, training classes and seminars, validation, maintenance, trouble-shooting and repairs, spare parts, and tooling.

For more information, contact Fette America at 400 Forge Way, Rockaway, NJ 07886; Telephone 973-586-8722; Fax 973-586-0450; e-mail sales@fetteamerica.com, or visit the company's Web site at www.fetteamerica.com

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