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 
Variable Speed Model with Stepper Drive
Computer Controlled Model with facility to capture test data on to the PC directly through the software and generate PDF test & calibration reports.
Digital Model with Backlit LCD Display for easy readability.
Motorised operation with Ball screw mechanism for extra smooth operation.
Not dependent on operator skill.
Variable Speed of Travel : 10-500 mm/min. (Menu based user-settable option)

Model :                   PT-10-DS-DX         

Capacity :              10,000gm        (100N)

Resolution :          1 gm                (0.01N)

Accuracy :             0.2% F.S.         (20 gm or 0.2N)

Includes :

  • Syringe Holder (common fixture using standard syringe 2ml)           1 nos
  • Vial Holder (for each vial type of different diameter)                          3 nos
    • Extra Vial Holders can be purchased at additional cost.
  • Starter set of 100 needles (0.8mm / 21G)                                          1 set
    • Extra Set of needles can be purchased in pack of 100 pcs (or can be purchased from any medical consumable vendor).
  • Serial Port (9 Pin DB Connector)
  • RS-232 Data Cable
  • 21-CFR-11 compliant software for Win10 or higher PC.
  • DQ/IQ/OQ Validation Documentation Set

Note : The Software (Vantage PT) is 21-CFR-11 compliant.

To know about the features of the software CLICK HERE.

Utilities Required for Penetrability Tester :

  • Power : 230/110 Volts A.C., 50/60 Hz. Clean power.
  • Calibration weights : 3 Kg (5 + 0.5 + 1 + 1 Kg)
  • Desktop PC or Laptop PC
    • Processor Type :   Intel Core I3 or better. (Preferably Core I5 or Higher)
    • Memory :              4 GB RAM or better
    • Space :                  50 GB free HDD space           (minimum)
    • Monitor :               17” or larger Monitor with 1080p (FHD) resolution
    • Operating System: Windows 10 or higher (with latest updates & patches)
    • Supporting Software :       Adobe Acrobat Reader and Microsoft Dot Net Framework           (Latest Version)
    • Printer :                 Laser or Inkjet Printer.

IQOQ Documentation Set available for Pharmaceutical companies

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