Ark Scientific - Laboratory Solutions

Tablet Dissolution

Accessories for tablet dissolution system

We sell accessories which are compatible with major brands of tablet dissolution systems such as Caleva, Distek, Erweka, Hanson, Pharmatest, Sotex and Varian. Please email us to request for the accessories brochure.

Basket and Basket Shafts

Apparatus 1: Basket and Basket Shafts

10, 20 and 40 mesh stainless steel basket and plastic suppository basket compatible with Caleva, Distek, Erweka, Hanson, Pharmatest, Sotex and Varian tablet dissolution systems.

Paddles

Apparatus 2: Paddles

Types of paddle: electropolished type 316 stainless steel, PTFE coated (inert coating) and solid PTFE.

Capsule Sinkers

Capsule Sinkers

8, 10 and 40 mesh basket sinkers with lid, Japanese Pharmacopeia basket sinker, 3 pronger sinker, O-ring sinker and spiral sinkers.

Vessels and vessel cover

Vessels and vessel cover

Types of vessels: glass, amber, plastics and peak vessels

Vessel cover styles include all common one-piece and hinged covers, as well as unique rotary configurations.

Filters

Filters

Cannula filters, filter disk and filter tips of various porisities in poroplast and UHMW polyethylene are available.

Sampling Cannulae

Sampling Cannulae

The sampling cannulae are available in length from 4.75" (120 mm) to 15" (380 mm) and made from either stainless steel or PEEK so that they do not absorb or interfere with the active ingredient.

Biodissolution Accessories

Apparatus 3: Biodissolution Accessories

Various types of accessories are available for apparatus 3 for studying dissolution profile of extended release dosage forms.

Transdermal Testing

Apparatus 5 and 6: Transdermal Testing

With paddle over disc, a transdermal patch is placed either between a glass disc and an inert PTFE mesh (APPFIVE-HR), or directly onto a stainless steel mesh. This is placed at the bottom of the vessel, with the mesh facing upwards, under a rotating paddle.

Felodipine Test Basket

Felodipine Test Basket

The USP Monograph for Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets specifies the use of a quadrangular stationary basket. The Felodipine Basket is made from precision welded stainless steel mesh and the basket is securely fixed to the shaft and will not easily bend or break off.

Glass Accessories

Glass Accessories

Volumetric flasks and graduated cylinders are Class A type and calibrated at 20 oC and 37 oC.

Instinsic Dissolution

Instinsic Dissolution

The Intrinsic Dissolution Apparatus is based on the conventional "Wood Apparatus Design". This design uses standard dissolution vessels and provides better centering and easier dosage placement than competing designs.

Disintegration Accessories

Disintegration Accessories

Basket assembly with 6 glass tubes and 10 mesh stainless steel screens, glass and plastics disintegration tubes, fluted plastic disc and disintegration beaker are available.

Validation Toolkit

Validation Toolkit

To achieve reliable and consistent results in dissolution testing it is essential to control many small variables. The validation toolkit includes centering gauge, depth set gauge, level and wobble meter.