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PTF200 Friability Tester

Tablet Friability Testers - PharmaTest

The PTF Friability Testers are a single and dual drum tablet friability testing instrument that is fully compliant to USP <1216> and EP <2.9.7>.  Friability testing is a quality control test used to test the durability of tablets during transit. This involves repeatedly dropping a sample of tablets over a fixed time, using a rotating drum with a baffle. The result is inspected for broken tablets, and the percentage of tablet mass lost through chipping is calculated.

These are fixed speed unit that rotates at the USP specific 25 rpms. It is the most popular unit and can be set to run in time mode (4 minutes) or RPM mode (100 revolutions).

The PTF 10E (single drum) and PTF 20 (dual drum) comes standard with the conventional scooped drum. Other drum options include anti-static coated, the Abrasion drum, or customized wider drums for larger samples. The instrument can also be equipped with the 10° angle for larger tablets 13mm diameter or greater.


Cost effective

Visible LED display counts down the test

Simple push button test start

Stainless steel housing, durable design

Double drum instrument maximizes testing efficiencies

Fixed speed, simple operation for manufacturing settings

Variable speed for development and other industrial quality testing applications

Fully USP <1216> and EP <2.9.7> compliant

Includes IQOQ documentation and 2 year warranty

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