The Riva Piccola two-layer machine incorporates two product hoppers, two servo-driven feed systems and has two compression zones to produce tablets at speeds up to 18 000/hr, sufficient for small scale or pilot production

An 11-station machine, the press can use B type tooling to produce tablets up to 16mm diameter or D type tooling for tablets up to 24mm diameter. Maximum compression force is 6 tonnes and an inverter controls speed.