What You Should Do if You Get Soft Tablets on a TDP 5

Soft Tablet Fix

Welcome LFA’s guide to fixing a soft tablet due to the lack of pressure.

There’s a few reasons your press can produce a soft tablet and today we’re going to look at lack of punch pressure.

Step 1

Clean any excess powder from the base plate.

Step 2

Undo the upper drift pin assembly locking nut with a spanner.

Step 3

Next turn the upper drift assembly clockwise down the thread, this will increase the pressure producing a harder tablet. Do this in small increments. tighten your drift assembly locking nut

Then test, as mentioned it’s important to do this is small increments and test by turning the flywheel by hand first as to not damage your motor.

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