Manual Hardness Testing

Hardness Tester Only

Features:

  • Compact, portable instrument
  • Features the same high quality force sensor as other Pharma Test hardness testers
  • Very easy to use, immediate results
  • Entry of time and date
  • Can be operated by 9V battery or using supplied power adapter
Hardness Tester only, includes:
  1. PTB-M (Portable)
    PTB 111E (Regular Size Tablet)
    PTB 302 (Bolus Tablet)
    PTBA 211E (Ampoule Breakpoint Tester)

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Hardness Tester with Thickness & Diameter

The PTB 311E/511E is designed in compliance with the USP <1217> and EP <2.9.8> monographs. The actual design includes the possibility to enter a product code and  a date and ttime stamp onto each protocol.

Features:

  • Unique adjustment facilities of force increase and breaking detection force rates to meet any upcoming monograph
  • Automated re-start feature to speed up the testing sequence
  • Time and date are printed on reports (Optional)
Hardness Tester only, includes:
  1. PTB 311E
  2. PTB 511E

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Automated Hardness Testing

PTB 420 – Laboratory Scale

The automated tablet testing instrument PTB 420 is a dual test mode instrument to determine the diameter, thickness and hardness of tablets. The instrument is made in strict compliance with the EP <2.9.8> and USP <1217> Pharmacopoeia.

Features:

  • Automated positioning of samples in the testing area by unique alignment jaws
  • Touch-less measurement of sample thickness
  • Test up to 10 samples fully automatically by using the tablet magazine (optional); magazine can be refilled at all times
  • Sophisticated user and method management system included
  • Quick start functionality to start testing with minimal preparation
  • Quick menu navigation by using a large color LCD and a click wheel

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WHT 3ME - Production Scale

The WHT 3ME instrument is designed to automatically measure the four parameters weight, height, diameter (or length) and hardness for either round or odd shaped tablet forms. It is in full compliance with EP <2.9.8> and USP <1217> pharmacopeia.

Features:

  • Fully automated operation
  • Unique flap mechanism to precisely position samples for hardness and diameter test
  • No change of tools necessary to handle different tablet shapes
  • Stainless steel housing to fit well into a production area

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