Tablet Hardness Tester – TH 1050S


• 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.

• 12 Position Carousal for Automatic measurement of tablet parameters - Thickness, Length/Diameter, Weight, Width & Hardness. The built in Sweeping blades cleans the tablet path for removal of broken pieces, debris & dust.

• 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 1-100 tablets. Run can be restarted on power failure.

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

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

• Two Tier - a) ADMIN, and b) USER password protection for method editing and Validation. 50 Users can be set with Name and password.

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

• Result resolution - 0.1N, 0.1mm or 0.01inch, as per unit selected.

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

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

• Quick RUN for Thickness, Length & Hardness or all parameter measurement in sequence up to 25 sample tablets with GLP information.

• Error indication on display 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)

• Quick RUN for a) Thickness b) Length & Hardness c) Hardness d) All




• 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 - 100.


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 (in Separate Mode)

• Measuring Sensor -         Stepper controlled Load Touch sensed

• Measuring Range -          0.1mm 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 32.0mm

• 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 / ± 0.1 KP


5. Weight:

• Manual Entry by User (for reporting 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 port for Dot matrix / Desk jet Printer.

b) RS232 C ports for i) Balance connectivity (Sartorius/Mettler)

ii) PC Connectivity for Data Download.

• Instrument weight: 15 kgs.

• Dimensions: 340W x 270H x 380D 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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