Testing Moisture in Pharmaceuticals

Precise Results for Tablets, Granulations, and Lyophilized Samples.

In order to achieve maximum shelf life, tablet performance and API effectiveness, precise control of moisture is vital in pharmaceuticals. Computrac have been front-runners in the field for over three decades and are a name which can be trusted when it comes to moisture.

The Computrac range of moisture, solids and ash analyzers boasts accuracy levels sufficient for the lab, sturdiness to meet the needs of the production floor, and adaptability to allow for the handling of almost any application.

The Computrac MAX 5000XL® can deliver results on both the USP methods 281 and 731 in as little as 30 minutes from a single sample. In addition, for work involving low-moisture or lyophilized samples, the Computrac Vapor Pro® XL can carry out a moisture-specific test right in the sample bottle with the lowest possible levels of handling.

Regardless of your application needs, there is a Computrac that can assist in making your moisture, solids and ash testing more precise, quicker, and more consistent.

Proven, Sensitive and Adaptable

Computrac is relied upon by some of the leading names in pharmaceutical manufacturing and research. Their apparatus can distinguish moisture content as low as 10 parts per million (ppm). Users can obtain results for USP 281 and USP 731 in less than 30 minutes from a single sample.

IQ/OQ/PQ Support and On-site Service Available

Users can simplify the IQ/OQ/PQ process with documents and support customized to suit Computrac instruments. Computrac also provide on-site training, calibration and repair services.

Recommended Instruments

Computrac® Max® 4000XL

Moisture & solids analyzer

Specifications

  • Operates at a temperature range of 25 °C – 275 °C
  • Boasts a moisture detection range of 0.005% – 100%
  • Can process sample sizes ranging from 100mg to 40g
  • Has the capacity to store up to 250 program settings and 1,000 test results
  • Web Server and Printer are available

Suited for:

  • Granulations
  • Tablets
  • Gel Caps
  • USP 731

Computrac® Vapor Pro® XL

Moisture specific analyzer

Specifications

  • Operates at a temperature range of 25 °C – 300 °C
  • Boasts a moisture detection range of 10 ppm – 100%
  • Can process sample sizes ranging from 10 mg to 8 g
  • Has the capacity to store up to 250 program settings and 1,000 test results
  • Web server and printer are available

Suited for:

  • Lyophilized samples
  • Low moisture samples
  • Granulations
  • Stoppers
  • Coated beads
  • Medicated Bandages

Computrac® Max® 5000XL

Moisture, solids & ash analyzer

Specifications

  • Operates at a temperature range of 25 °C – 600 °C
  • Boasts a moisture detection range of 0.1% – 99.9%
  • Can process sample sizes ranging from 100 mg to 100 g
  • Has the capacity to store up to 250 program settings and 1,000 test results
  • Web server and printer are available

Suited for:

  • High Temperature Testing
  • Ash testing / Residue on Ignition
  • USP 731 & USP 281

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by AMETEK Arizona Instrument.

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