Pellet Die set for making 9.52 x 9.52mm (~3/8 x 3/8 inch) square pellets from powders.
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Pellet Die Set includes: Die sleeve, plunger rod, 2 x spacers, release ring and base plate.
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Die made of hardened tool steel (Rockwell hardness >C60) for long lasting trouble free performance. 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.
Below is a video of the 6x6 mm die set for illustration purposes only.
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||4400 lb (2.2 ton, 20 kN)|
|Typical force for quality pellets||550-1660 lb (0.28-0.83 ton, 2.4-7.3 kN)|
|Die sleeve inner opening||9.58 x 9.58 mm (3/8 x 3/8 inch)|
|Die sleeve height||40 mm (1.57 inch)|
|Die sleeve outer diameter||45 mm (1.77 inch)|
|Assembled height with spacers (w/o powder)*||89 mm (3.5 inch)|
|Assembled height no spacers (w/o powder)*||73 mm (2.87 inch)|
*If making thicker pellets, the die set can operate just the same without spacers