Roller Compaction Systems

IR Range

A lower cost solution when containment requirements are less stringent.


Pilot to full-scale Roller Compactor Systems

Robust machines with longevity designed in, delivering a significant return on your investment.

Our IR range of roller compactors affords different capacity levels, from pilot to full-scale production systems, with directly transferable results from model to model.

Recognized worldwide as high-performing technology for dry granulation, it offers the flexibility to increase powder density and enhance flow characteristics, improving downstream performance results.

The Range

Smaller volume roll compactor

Smaller volume roller compactor

IR 520

Ideal for proof-of-concept and smaller volume production work.


  • Results are directly scalable to production equipment.
  • Complete disassembly of all contact parts enables thorough cleaning that is quick and easy to accomplish.

Features at a glance
ROLL FORCE 26.3 kN/cm
ROLL GAP 1-6 mm
CAPACITY 150 kg/hr*

* Results may vary.

Model-specific options:
  • Free-standing configurations are available.

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Full-scale production roller compactor


Ideal for full-scale production volumes where containment is less critical.


  • Strong and robust design for durability.
  • Rapid cleaning as parts are easily disassembled / re-assembled. Can also be aggressively cleaned without damage concerns.
Features at a glance
ROLL FORCE 17.5 kN/cm
ROLL GAP 1-6 mm
CAPACITY 250-400 kg/hr*

* Results may vary.

Model-specific options:
  • Free-standing configurations are available.

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In detail

Roll Compaction Machines

Here are just some of the IR Range of Roll Compactors we have designed and built:

As well as meeting the requirements of cGMP, we want to ensure that the machines we develop are well designed and safe for the user, so we follow a variety of specific industry directives.

All Fitzpatrick products are designed and manufactured in a facility with an ISO 9001:2015 accredited Quality Management System. 

The scope of this Quality Management System applies to all processes and activities which are controlled, managed and performed by employees within the Fitzpatrick company. 

The current Certificate of Registration, reference Certificate No: CERT-0123529, has been issued by SAI Global and is effective to September 4, 2024.


We offer a complete selection of ATEX-approved mills that meet the ATEX European Union directive for products used in potentially explosive atmospheres.

Our equipment is designed to handle the toughest milling applications, which is why professionals around the world choose us.   With models specifically designed to meet ATEX Zone 0/20 (1GD) or 1/21 (2GD) requirements, we provide the most comprehensively safe mills in the industry.

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All equipment destined for Europe is CE marked and comes with an EU Declaration of Conformity.  It is certified to comply with the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC,  the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU and the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2014/30/EU.

Our equipment is designed to meet a variety of international safety standards, so whichever country you are in we can be compliant.

Discover how the Roll Compactors from Fitzpatrick are world-leading and have become the equipment of choice for many pharmaceutical companies around the world.

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The Fitzpatrick Roll Compactors are the culmination of decades of experience, enabling you to achieve high quality products in the most demanding projects.

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