US 11,054,348 B2
Die arrangement
Ian Gaskin, Tunbridge Wells (GB); Matthew Cooper, Bearsted (GB); Anthony Atkins, Sidcup (GB); and Richard Lock, Orpington (GB)
Assigned to Specac Limited, Kent (GB)
Filed by Specac Limited, Orpington (GB)
Filed on Mar. 12, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/817,373.
Application 16/817,373 is a continuation of application No. PCT/EP2018/074804, filed on Sep. 13, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 1715367 (GB), filed on Sep. 22, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0232890 A1, Jul. 23, 2020
Int. Cl. B30B 15/32 (2006.01); G01N 1/28 (2006.01); B30B 11/02 (2006.01); B30B 15/02 (2006.01); B22F 3/03 (2006.01); B29C 43/50 (2006.01)
CPC G01N 1/286 (2013.01) [B22F 3/03 (2013.01); B30B 11/02 (2013.01); B30B 15/026 (2013.01); B30B 15/028 (2013.01); B30B 15/32 (2013.01); B29C 43/50 (2013.01); B29C 2043/5061 (2013.01); G01N 2001/2873 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A die arrangement for pressing, sintering or stamping comprising:
a die body with a cavity extending from an opening at a first end of said die body to an opening at a second end of said die body,
a plurality of levers arranged around the opening at said first end of said die body, wherein each lever is displaceable between a first lever position and a second lever position,
wherein,
in said second lever position, said plurality of levers forms a recess into which a compressed sample may be displaced.