Tablet Hardness Testing

From simple hand-held units for use on the production floor, to semi-automated units for advanced analysis, Copley offers hardness testers to suit every analyst’s needs.


TBF 100i

Combining the economy of a simple, easy to use hardness tester with the accuracy of microprocessor-controlled data collection, the compact TBF 100i hardness tester delivers precise tablet hardness and diameter measurements.

Offering high tablet throughput, the intuitive touchscreen user interface of
the TBF 100i streamlines test set-up procedures for users, whilst the built-in
data processor provides analysts with tablet breaking force statistical
analyses at the touch of a button. Tablet thickness and weight can also be recorded (optional).

Catalogue Number:


Pharmacopoeial Compliance:

Ph. Eur. 2.9.8

USP <1217>

Max. Tablet Diameter:

36 mm

Force Range:

0 – 490 N

Statistics Reporting:


Batch Testing:




Unit Dimensions (w x d x h):

283 x 237 x 208 mm

Key TBF 100i Highlights

Ph. Eur. and USP Compliant

Intuitive touchscreen control to simplify operation

Choice of breaking force measurement unite

Force application: constant speed

Small unit footprint saves previous benchtop space

Extensive data reporting output options: RS 232 and USB B

Option: automated entry of tablet weight & thickness data