Apparatus and Method for Manufacturing Moulded Products

Ron Stevens (Inventor), Michael Tobyn (Inventor), John Staniforth (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A part (2; 3) for use in a moulding apparatus, for example in a tablet press, comprises a shaped member (18; 21) which comprises zirconia. The part (2) may be a punch, which may incorporate in the shaped member (18) comprising zirconia a patterned surface for forming a complementary patterned surface on articles moulded in the moulding apparatus. The part is resistant to wear and enables well-defined embossed or impressed regions to be formed reproducibly on moulded articles.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO0029205 (A1)
Priority date18/11/98
Filing date18/11/99
Publication statusPublished - 25 May 2000


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