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Tablet Friability Tester FT 1020

Tablet Friability Tester FT 1020

Labindia Friability tester is designed as per USP/EP/JP standards. The unit is equipped with two transparent acrylic drums which rotate at a speed of 25RPM as per pharmacopeia. Friability tester allows the programming of specific time interval or set number of counts/rotations. Display indicates either the elapsed time or the revolution count as per selected method. The program also allows the weights to be entered for further calculations.

The friability tester drums do not have to be removed and opened for loading, after completing of a test run, the samples are automatically discharge into a sample tray located under the drums. There is a balance interface for sample weight transfer and any standard weighing balance can be connected.

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Standard Features of Tablet Friability Tester
  • Meets current specifications of USP, IP and other Pharmacopoeias.
  • Offers a count and time mode.
  • Automatic discharge of the sample into individual sample tray after completion of each cycle.
  • 10° tilting of drums as per USP recommendation for odd shaped tablets.
  • Easy front loading system.
  • Supports friability drum and abrasion drum.
  • Calculation of friability - percentage weight-loss.
  • Balance interface for sample weight transfer.
  • PC Based Data downloading facility using EDC 21 software over LAN (optional)
Typical Specification
Operating Modes

Count or Time, user selectable

Test Mode

Programmable Count 1to 9999 Or Programmable Time up to 99:59 (hr:mln) Display Format 99:59:59


20X2 Line back lighted LCD display

Rotation Speed

25, ± 1 RPM -fixed
20-50 RPM, programmable {Optional}

Count mode accuracy

Actual setting ± 1 rotation

Standard drum types

2 Drums, Roche type or Abrasion type (optional)

Drum Material

Acrylic –USP


Alphanumeric splash water proof polyester soft keys

Output Printer
RS 232C

Parallel Port
PC Connectivity for Data Downloading

Power Requirement

230 VAC / 50Hz, 20W

Environmental operating conditions

a) Operation Indoor
b) Temperature Ambient to 45°C
c) Humidity 20% to 80%

Dimension (Approx)

310 X 310 X 490 mm. (W X D X H)

Shipping Weight (Approx)