Respiratory Device Testing
Astech are a World leader in automated drug delivery testing systems for medical devices. We have a comprehensive portfolio of next generation solutions for the major pharmacopoeia tests encountered in respiratory and injectables. Our systems are engineered to the highest quality standards and can be fully validated for EU, US and ROW regulatory requirements. Our systems are modular, scalable and designed to allow easy incorporation of different drug delivery devices. Our systems are suitable for use in both testing laboratories and production environments.
Astech are recognised for our innovative, intelligent design and our capability to produce quality, fully automated solutions for complex applications. In recognition of our outstanding achievements, Astech has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation) 2009. Recognising andrewarding outstanding achievements, the Innovations category recognises companies that have demonstrated commercial success through innovative products or services.
In addition to our successful X-Product® range for automated drug delivery testing we also offer a bespoke design service for unique, client specific, applications. This is a turnkey service, from design concept to project completion. We design, manufacture, integrate, test, deliver, install and commission complete automation solutions within our quality drive environment. Once operational, our REACTS® planned maintenance and technical support service offers complete peace of mind for the lifetime of the automated system.
Drug Delivery Automation – Products & Applications
Xelair® Dose Content Uniformity of the Emitted Dose Xelair® is our ground breaking series of products for testing Dose Content Uniformity of the Emitted Dose. Recognised by the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation 2009), Xelair® is fast becoming the industry standard used by a broad range of pharmaceutical clients. The Xelair® range incorporates analyst workstations, semi […]
Xelize® Particle Size Determination By Andersen Cascade Impactor The Xelize® is an established product designed around the traditional Andersen Cascade Impactor. It is the only one of its kind, revolutionising how Andersen Cascade Impaction is performed in the modern laboratory. As always, Astech offers a range of solutions incorporating analyst workstations, semi automated platforms and fully […]
Xelox® Particle Size Determination By Next Generation Impactor (NGI) The Xelox® offers the latest technology in particle size determination. Based around a Next Generation Impactor (NGI) the Xelox® offers automated solutions for labour intensive processes. The Xelox® range includes analyst workstations, semi-automated platforms and fully automated systems for unattended 24/7 operation. The analyst workstations are based […]
Xelair® 1 Series Shaker In analytical chemistry, most sample preparations rely on some form of shaking to ensure homogeneity of the formulation. For example, shaking is an essential step for Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) and some Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) testing. Adequate and consistent sample preparation is a key requirement for reliable and repeatable data. […]
Blister Recovery Dry Powder Inhalers often incorporate blister strips or pockets to carry individual drug doses. Our technology allows the contents of your drug carrier to be automatically removed and analysed. Conventional testing creates significant risks in terms of analyst exposure to drug. Our technology safely recovers the powdered drug and eliminates operator exposure. Our […]