Tablet Hardness Tester – TH 1050M- Single Station


• Advance Micro-controller based user-friendly state-of-the-art product design with alphanumeric splash waterproof polyester soft keys for keyboard. User interactive software in dialogue mode for ease of operation with protection against invalid entries.

• Single Station Automatic measurement of tablet parameters - Thickness, Width, Diameter/Length, Hardness and Weight

• Non-Volatile memory storage of 99 methods with parameters with Alphanumeric entries of Sample Name and Identification Number for authentication.

• Automatic run can be performed continuously up to 1-99 tablets. RUN can be re-started on power failure or on System Reset with last run parameters

• Linear Displacement 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6 mm/sec with fast advance & return movement of breaking arm saves runtime.

• Daily Auto Incremented Run Number and Factory entered CUSTOMER NAME with Instrument Serial Number on report makes system foolproof and GLP compliant.

• Two Tier - a) ADMIN, and b) USER password protection for method editing and Validation. 25 Users can be set with Name and password.

• Built-in Real Time Clock (RTC) for date and time display and on printout.

• Process Stage and Compression Press no. entry, NMT, NLT and Percentage Limit for detected values of Width, Thickness, Diameter/Length & Hardness with Star mark for out of limit values.

• Validation/Calibration protocol with verification for Hardness - 3 point Load Cell calibration with Standard weights & Diameter/Length/Thickness/Width Calibration with Standard gauges.

• Quick RUN for Independent Thickness, Diameter/Length, Hardness or All parameter measurement in sequence up to 25 sample tablets with GLP information.

• Error indication on display with Audible alarm helps user to trace the problem.

• Printer Compatibility for Deskjet, Inkjet & Dot-matrix printer.

• PC Based Data downloading facility using EDC 21 software over LAN (optional)



• Control: Micro-controller based (Advanced version of microprocessor)

• Keyboard: Alphanumeric splash waterproof polyester sof t keys.

• Display: 40 x 2 line back lighted liquid cr ystal display (LCD)

• Test Parameter: No. of Tablets = 1 - 99.


1. Thickness:

• Measuring Sensor - Linear Transducer

• Measuring Range - 0.1mm to 15.0mm.

• Measuring Unit - mm or inch.

• Measuring Accuracy - Better than ± 0.06mm.

2. Width

• Measuring Sensor - Stepper controlled Load Touch sensed

• Measuring Range - 1.0 mm to 15.0mm

• Measuring Unit - mm or inch

• Measuring Accuracy - Better than ± 0.06mm.

3. Diameter/Length:

• Measuring Sensor - Stepper controlled Load Touch sensed

• Measuring Range - Diameter 0.1mm to 25.0mm Length 0.1mm to 40.0mm (optionally up to 65mm i.e. 25.01 mm to 65.00 mm option available suitable for Bolus Tablets)

• Measuring Unit - mm or inch.

• Measuring Accuracy - Better than ± 0.06mm.

4. Hardness: Speed Control by Stepper motor

Linear Displacement Range 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, 1.6 mm/sec with fast advance and return of breaking arm.

• Measuring Sensor - Load Cell - Strain gauge

• Measuring Range - 2N to 500 N. (600N - Optional)

• Measuring Unit - N (Newton’s) / Kp (Kilo Ponds) / Kgf Sc (Strong Cobb) / Lbs / Pound.

• Measuring Accuracy - ± 1N.

5. Weight:

• Manual Entry by User (for repor ting purpose)

• Automatic Balance Inter face - Sartorius / Mettler when Automatic Wt. Transfer option is selected.

• Method Storage: 99 programs with parameters.

• Data Storage: Available with Non-Volatile memory.

• Report Format:

a) GLP & Pharmacopoeia compliant repor t with Statistics (Avg, Min, Max and RSD)

b) Program parameter Report.

c) Validation Reports

• Output:

a) Centronics parallel por t for Dot matrix / Desk jet Printer.

b) RS232 C por ts for i) Balance connectivity (Sar torius/Mettler)

ii) PC Connectivity for Data Download.

• Instrument weight: 10 kgs.

• Dimensions: 314W x 200H x 330D mm.

• Power: 110 / 230Vac, ± 10%, 60 / 50 Hz, 50W. option available.

• Environmental Operating Conditions:

a) Operation: Indoor.

b) Temperature: Ambient to 45°C.

c) Humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing.

d) Altitude: Upto 2000m.

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