Penetrability Tester

The Penetrability Tester is used to measure the force required by a 21-gauge hypodermic needle to penetrate the rubber stoppers on glass vials.

Confirm to : USP 381 and ISO 8871

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Penetrability Tester

Penetrability Tester is an equipment to test the penetration force of rubber stoppers used in pharmaceutical vials.

Technical Specifications :

  • Digital Model with Backlit LCD Display
  • Computer Controlled with facility to capture test data on to the PC directly through the software and generate PDF test & calibration reports.
  • Motorised operation with Ball screw mechanism for extra smooth operation.
  • Variable Speed control with Stepper Drive
  • Test Speed : 10-500 mm/min. (User Selectable)

Capacity :              10,000gm        (~100N)
Resolution :          1 gm                (0.01N)
Accuracy :             0.2% F.S.         (20 gm or 0.2N)

Confirms to : USP 381 and ISO 8871

Includes :

  1. Syringe Holder (common fixture using standard syringe 2ml)         1 nos
  2. Vial Holder (for each vial type of different diameter)                        3 nos
  3. Starter set of 100 needles (0.8mm / 21G)                                        1 set
  4. RS-232 Data Cable with USB-Serial Convertor                               1 set

DQ/IQ/OQ Documentation are supplied with the equipment.

Software Options :     Regular Software / 21-CFR-11 Compliant Software (Vantage PT).

RS-232 Data Cable with USB-Serial Convertor is supplied with all models / SKUs.

Warranty :                  12 Months (Ex-Factory)

Utilities Required :

  1. Power Supply (Current : Max 5 Amps) :
    • For India (Domestic Model) : 230 Volts A.C., 50 Hz. Clean power.
    • For Outside India (Export Model) : As per your country’s power rating.
  2. Calibration weights : 3 Kg (0.5 + 0.5 + 1 + 1 Kg)
  3. Desktop / Laptop PC (Intel Core i3, 4gb RAM, Win10 OS, 17” Monitor) or higher.

Download Penetrability Tester Datasheet

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Additional information


India, Outside India






Regular Software, 21-CFR-11 Compliant Software

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