Manual Tablet Compaction Machines are compact, portable and works with standard tablet tooling. This machine is used to compact the powder sample into a tablet in the sampling die itself by hydraulic pressure. It is provided with 3,000 lb capacity pressure gauge and no electricity or compressed air is required. It has interchangeable aluminum punch holders that help keep the tooling properly aligned during compression. The additional punch holders, punches and dies are optional. It can also be used for compression of unit-dose powder samples. It accommodates standard "B″, "D″, and "DS″ size tablet tooling without requiring any modifications or special tooling.