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25 mm (1 inch) Pellet Press Die Set with Ultrahard TiCN Coating
25 mm (1 inch) Pellet Press Die Set with Ultrahard TiCN Coating

25 mm (1 inch) Pellet Press Die Set with Ultrahard TiCN Coating

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Pellet Die Set with TiCN Coating for making 25 mm (~1 inch) pellets from powders. 

With your die set order we’ll include:

  • Die sleeve
  • Plunger rod
  • 2 x spacers
  • Base plate
  • Aluminium release ring¬†with¬†cutout for viewing pellet during release

Shipping: Free fast shipping across USA and Canada

Material: hardened tool steel (Rockwell hardness >C60) polished to a high tolerance fit.

This die set is made from the same hardened tool steel (Rockwell hardness >C60) as our other sets however it is coated with a thin layer of ultrahard TiCN (Rockwell hardness >C80). This coating provides additional protection when working with very hard materials such a Al2O3, prolonging lifetime of the set. It also has the added benefit of reducing friction on the die walls and improving corrosion resistance when working with  materials which might attached the steel. Sleeve is polished to high tolerances to allow the hardened tool steel plunger to slide through perfectly. Plunger and spacers are made from high yield strength steel, machined and polished to high tolerance for the perfect fit. Interior surfaces ground to mirror-like finish.

Use this set if you are routinely using hard materials or those which might damage steel surface. If you would like us to make you a coated die set in another size - please contact us.

Video below is of the non-coated version of the 25 mm die set to show operation - see photos to see how it looks

For an animation of die assembly, powder pressing and release click here.

Yield Strength Hardened Steel 80,000 psi (550 MPa)
Recommended max loading @ 50 % 40,000 psi (275 MPa)
Recommended max force
31,000 lb (15.5 tons, 140 k N)
Typical force for quality pellets 4000-11750 lb (2.0-6.0 tons, 17.5-53 kN)
Die sleeve inner diameter 25 mm (0.984 inches)
Die sleeve height 50 mm (1.96 inches)
Die sleeve outer diameter 45 mm (1.77 inches)
Assembled height with spacers (w/o powder)* 104 mm (4 inches)
Assembled height no spacers (w/o powder)* 84 mm (3.3 inches)

*If making thicker pellets, the die set can operate just the same without spacers. 


  • Always wear googles and safety protection equipment
  • Clean well after use to prevent rusting.
  • Do not apply pressure beyond shown on table.
  • See our tips for making perfect pellets here.