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Micro-precision engineering to maximize the life of your tooling

We put a half century of experience into crafting our high-quality punches and dies. Simple or complex, we have the experience it takes to manufacture all shapes and sizes of tablet compression tooling.

This is where world-class punches and dies are born…

Natoli’s advanced micro-precision engineering is one-of-a-kind in punch and die manufacturing. The quality and experience we put into each tablet compression tool is unmatched among punch and die manufacturers.

Our punches and dies:

  • Are designed for maximum tool life
  • Can be customized to meet the exact requirements of your products and process
  • Ensure consistent operational efficiency and high product yield
Tablet Compression Machine Tooling and Parts
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We use the highest quality materials to create efficient, durable and highly performing tooling.

We have the largest inventory and selection of steel in the industry. With over 16 different grades of punch die steel on-hand at all times, we are able to ensure consistent quality and availability. This is all done to guarantee our batch-to-batch consistency always meets the highest standards. We believe that every dollar spent on research and quality assurance is a dollar well spent.

Every punch and die we produce comes from steel that is:

  • Held to stringent quality specifications
  • Quarantined and tested thoroughly
  • Sent through our computerized vacuum internal quench heat-treating systems

We manufacture press-specific tooling to support virtually any tablet press machine on the market today. From unique sizes to specialty shapes, our team of experts will design custom punches and dies to meet your needs. Our highly trained team of experts extensively researches and evaluates every tablet tooling design before manufacturing begins. This helps guarantee that every punch and die we manufacture lives up to the Natoli name.

We also offer a variety of specialty tool coatings and treatments that will increase tool life and product yield. Customized to the exact requirements of your products, we can use these coatings and treatments to ensure success in production.

Odds are, no matter what problem you are experiencing, we’ve seen it before.

You can always depend on our knowledgeable staff to be there when you need help. Being there for you is as important to us as the product you receive. This is what sets us apart from other tooling manufacturers. Call us at 636.926.8900 or get a tablet compression tooling quote today.

Our staff:

  • Has the expertise to understand and meet our customers’ exact requirements and requests
  • Provides insightful troubleshooting and technical support every step of the way
  • Can explain how our efficient and organized manufacturing processes keep our pricing competitive

Natoli manufactures standard and specialty tooling in various configurations including carbide-tipmulti-tip, micro-tab, rotating heads/tips, IMA Comprima tooling, Kilian type, 3D exotics, die table segmentslined dies, and more – all available for worldwide delivery.

Natoli Engineering Guide for Tablet and Pill Press Machines

How to Choose the Right Tooling...

Choosing the right tooling can increase tablet output, decrease waste and ultimately determine the success of a product launch. Learn more about choosing the right tooling in our free whitepaper.

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Tablet Design Support

The configuration and properties of your final tablet drives the design of your tooling. We will work with you to develop an efficient and effective tablet design to ensure the success of your product.


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