Tablet Hardness Tester

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Tablet Hardness Tester

“For measuring the mechanical integrity of a tablet”

Tablet hardness tester is portable instruments which can be used to measure the breaking point of tablet ranging from 2 mm to 28 mm. The tester measures the compressive force with high accuracy & displays the peak force used to break the tablet. Tablet hardness tester is ideally suited for the pharmaceutical, food, detergent, dairy, animal feed, pesticides and any other industry that requires compressed tablets.


  • High accuracy and resolution
  • Synchronous Measuring Software can connect to the Computer and display measuring graph & the detailed testing records can be saved (for digital model)
  • Inbuilt weight calibration & calibration report generation facility (for digital model)
  • Data can be converted to excel & Pdf file for further analysis (for digital model)
  • Provision to add experiment name, instrument serial number, test ID, tablet shape & three readings averaging facility in software report (for digital model)
  • In-built Memory up to 150 readings can be saved (for digital model)
  • Easy interface between Software & Instrument using USB cable (for digital model)
  • % CBK mode for estimation of peak value and Track mode for force estimation at each time point
  • TFT display with back light (for digital model)
  • Acrylic glass safety cover with acrylic tray
  • Tester operates on rechargeable battery (for digital model & india Only)
  • N (newton), Kg (kilogram), Ib (pound) 3 measuring units for selection & conversion for digital model and N, Kg mode for dial type model
  • IQ, OQ & PQ Validation Documents (Optional)

System Specification & Models

Specifications Model
HTF - 20 / HTF - 50 NK-20
Digital Dial Type
Capacity 20 Kgf / 50 Kgf 20 Kgf
Resolution 0.01 kg 200 gf
Accuracy ±0.2 % ±0.5 %
Display TFT N.A
Battery Rechargeable batteries  ** N.A
Unit Kgf /N /lbf Kg / N
PC Connectivity Through USB cable N.A
Required System Configuration Windows 7/8 or 10 etc ≥ 512 MB RAM , ≥ 100GB Hard disk N.A
Power requirements 220/230V AC 50 Hz or

110/120V AC 50-60Hz*

Material of composition Acrylic, S.S. 304
Certifications CE Compliant
Dimensions 480 mm (L) x 180 mm (W) x 150 mm (H)

*Needs to be specified in order information     ** india only

Order Information


Model Capacity Accuracy


HTF - 20 20 Kg






±0.2 %

0.01 Kgf

Base Stand with tray and transparent protection cover

USB cable for PC Connectivity, Software for PC Connectivity

Power Adaptor


Calibration Weight of 1 Kg

IQ & OQ Validation document


HTF-50 50 Kg
NK - 20 20 Kg 0.5 %

200 gf

Base Stand with S.S. Tray and protection cover



Note: Orchid’s continuing product development makes specifications subject to change without prior notification.