Tablet Friability Testing

Providing highly reproducible, cost-efficient friability testing for all tablet types, the FRVi series and Friabimat testers from Copley allow analysts to easily characterise the critical tendency of tablets to chip, crumble or break.

Please select an FRVi series tester for further product information

FRV 100i FRV 200i

Intuitive touchscreen control with icon-based menu structure simplifies operation and clearly displays test parameters throughout run

Robust metal case with advanced corrosion protective coating

Compatible with friability and/or abrasion drum(s)

Small unit footprint saves previous benchtop space

FRV 100i

Based on an original design by Roche, the Copley FRVi Series friability tester is an established standard within the pharmaceutical industry. Equipped with advanced design features, ranging from convenient sample loading and unloading to an integrated friability calculator, the FRVi Series streamlines the workflow associated with routine friability testing.

The FRV 100i supports a single friability or abrasion drum.

Catalogue Number:

1431

Pharmacopoeial Compliance:

Ph. Eur. 2.9.7

USP <1216>

Number of Drums:

1

Tablet Types:

Uncoated

Unit Dimensions (w x d x h):

316 x 343 x 325 mm (with drum)

Please select an FRVi series tester for further product information

FRV 100i FRV 200i

Intuitive touchscreen control with icon-based menu structure simplifies operation and clearly displays test parameters throughout run

Robust metal case with advanced corrosion protective coating

Compatible with friability and/or abrasion drum(s)

Small unit footprint saves previous benchtop space

FRV 200i

Based on an original design by Roche, the Copley FRVi Series friability tester is an established standard within the pharmaceutical industry. Equipped with advanced design features, ranging from convenient sample loading and unloading to an integrated friability calculator, the FRVi Series streamlines the workflow associated with routine friability testing.

The FRV 200i supports up to two friability and/or abrasion drums.

Catalogue Number:

1432

Pharmacopoeial Compliance:

Ph. Eur. 2.9.7

USP <1216>

Number of Drums:

Up to 2

Tablet Types:

Uncoated

Unit Dimensions (w x d x h):

407 x 343 x 325 mm (with drums)

Key FRVi Series Highlights

Ph. Eur. and USP compliant

Intuitive touchscreen control to simplify operation

Integrated calculation of % tablet weight loss

Built-in 10° angling device for larger tablets

Convenient drum emptying function

Extensive data output options: RS 232, USB A and USB B

FRVi Compliance & Maintenance

  • Certificate of compliance to Ph. Eur./USP provided as standard
  • Comprehensive IQ/OQ/PQ documentation packages and toolkits available

FRVi Series: Friability Calculator

  • The integrated friability calculator removes the need for manual tablet weight loss calculations, reducing the risk of analyst calculation error and improves data accuracy
  • Simply inputting start and end weight allows for automatic calculation of percentage (%) friability
  • Friability results together with the test report are easily output to PC and printer

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Friability & Abrasion Drums

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