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  • 1) Tests hardness of medicinal tablets to ensure conformity with production specifications, using balance scale and hardness tester: Places sample tablet on scale pan, using tweezers, and records weight.

  • 2) Places tablet in hardness tester, turns screw to raise tablet until it touches pressure rod, and depresses pneumatic foot pedal to squeeze tablet until breakage occurs.

  • 3) Examines and fingers tablets to detect chips and tackiness.

  • 4) Notifies COMPRESSOR when tablets do not meet weight or hardness specifications.

  • 5) May test tablets, using hand-operated hardness tester.

  • 6) May weigh entire batch of tablets to compare with total weight of ingredients used.




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DOT:   559.667-010

Job Number: 10933