TYPE TABLET HARDNESS TESTER
Validated Hardness Measurement for Tablets, as per GMP norms.
for Precise Accuracy.
instrument can also be mounted on Tabletting machine.
to install & operate.
Tablets upto 25 mm diameter. Dial Calibrated for 0 - 20 kgf with a
least count of 0.2 kgf.
is applied by hand to a lever transmitting pressure from the tablet
to be crushed, through a compression load spring registering the force
onto a calibrated dial gauge. This Dial Gauge is provided with a "Main"
as well as a " follower " reading hands. As the lever is
pressed, both hands move in tandem. And, once the tablet is broken,
the main hand comes back to zero position, while the follower hand
remains locked at the reading to denote the breaking force. This facilitates
accurate recording of the reading.
Crushing of a tablet results in tablet splinters flying in all directions.
To prevent this, an acrylic guard surrounding the tablet crushing
chamber is provided. The splinters are thus restricted to the chamber.
After the test is over, the acrylic guard can be swivelled over its
hinges and the splinters removed with the help of a brush (not shown
Tablet hardness tester is supplied in elegant wooden box with
1. Stand 2. Adaptor for validation. 3. Allen key 4. Cleaning brush