Copley Scientific delivers eight further dissolution testers to thriving Melbourn Scientific

10 March 2011; Nottingham, UK: Copley Scientific has delivered a multiple order of eight tablet dissolution testers to Melbourn Scientific as the contract research organisation extends its testing capabilities in response to increasing client demand. The eight DIS6000 systems, one of the most compact dissolution testers available, have been installed and commissioned with full support from the Copley Scientific team who completed installation and operation qualification (IQ/OQ) on site.

Commenting on the order Mark Copley, Sales Director at Copley Scientific said, “We’re delighted that Melbourn Scientific is going from strength to strength in these challenging times. Joint projects we’ve worked on, to establish and refine the capabilities of new equipment, have been highly successful with all research carried out to the very highest standards. We wish them every success with the new work.”

The DIS6000 is a small footprint dissolution tester with six stirred test vessels and is one of an array of testing systems and accessories from Copley Scientific. Designed for simple operation it has an independent heater/circulator for easy maintenance.

“Copley Scientific is a tried and trusted name in the area of solid dosage dissolution testing equipment, and of course, in the area of inhaled product testing too,” said Mark Hammond, CEO at Melbourn Scientific. “We routinely turn to them for robust, cost-efficient testing solutions for all types of pharmaceutical product. Copley’s on-site IQ/OQ service works extremely well and makes our job much easier when commissioning new equipment.“

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Mark Hammond, CEO of Melbourn Scientific (left) and Mark Copley (right) with one of the eight Copley Scientific tablet dissolution testers delivered to Melbourn Scientific

About Copley Scientific

Copley Scientific is recognised as the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of inhaler test equipment and is a major provider of testing systems for other pharmaceutical dosage forms. The company is also active in detergent testing, air sampling and aerosol characterisation.

Copley Scientific’s pharmaceutical product range includes test equipment for: delivered dose uniformity and aerodynamic particle size measurement of metered-dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, nebulizers and nasal sprays; as well as tablets (dissolution, disintegration, friability and hardness) capsules, powders, suppositories and transdermals.

Copley Scientific has offices in the UK and Switzerland. The company works in partnership with aerosol particle science experts MSP Corporation in North America, and also distributes MSP Corporation’s air sampling and aerosol characterisation products throughout Europe.

Serving the pharmaceutical and associated industries, Copley Scientific offers an extensive range of equipment for research, development and quality control, as well as full validation and aftersales services. This broad range of products is supplied and supported worldwide through a network of specialist distributors.