PTF30ERA and PTF60ERA Automated Three and Six Drum Friability Testers


The PTF30ERA (three drum) and PTF60ERA (six drum) FriabilityTesters are multi-drum automated tablet friability testing instrument that are 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.

PTF30ERA and PTF60ERA feature a unique loading window in the friability drum. The tested samples are automatically discharged into individual stainless steel collectors without having to remove the drums from their axis. 


  • Easy tablet loading and automatic discharge into stainless steel trays
  • Supplied with conventional scooped drum. Options include anti-static coated or the Abrasion drum
  • Visible LED display counts down the test
  • Optionally equipped with the 10° angle for larger tablets 13mm diameter or greater
  • Stainless steel housing, durable design
  • Multi-drum instrument maximizes testing efficincies
  • Vairable speed 20-60 RPM, simple operation for manufacturing settings
  • Fully USP <1216> and EP <2.9.7> compliant
  • Includes IQOQ documentation and 2 year warranty

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