Semi-Automatic Tablet Testing of Up to Five Physical Parameters
Dr. Schleuniger® Pharmatron’s Model SmartTest 50 is designed for user-friendly and efficient weight, thickness, width, diameter/length and hardness testing of virtually all tablet shapes in full compliance with current Pharmacopeia requirements. Proven Dr. Schleuniger® hardness testing measuring technology guarantees accurate and highly reliable test data that can be evaluated and printed immediately or exported to an external computer. An integrated color touch screen with simple icon-based navigation makes operating the SmartTest 50 very intuitive, consequently reducing operator training time to an absolute minimum. Ideally suited for both laboratory and production environments, the tester has been designed to optimize efficiency of quality control processes without limiting the range of possible applications. Up to 23 tablet samples are placed in a carousel by the operator and all further testing is done automatically. The patented SmartAlign™ system guarantees reliable orientation of test samples in the integrated measuring stations and can automatically turn oblong and oval shapes for width and length measuring prior to hardness (breakforce) testing. In order to ensure trouble-free alignment at all times, an integrated cleaning function removes debris and broken tablet fragments from all contact surfaces of the hardness station after each measurement.
Pharmatron, Inc., Manchester, NH 03103. www.pharmatron.com or call 800-641-6766.