Mecmesin Ltd

Newton House
Spring Copse Business Park
West Sussex
RH13 0SZ
United Kingdom

+44 1403 799979



A leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test equipment for more than 30 years


Mecmesin offers precision test instruments and systems that are accurate, reliable and excellent value for money. Around the world many manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical packaging already use Mecmesin equipment to test the quality, strength and performance of their products, from factory floor through to the R&D laboratory.

Using Mecmesin force and torque testing systems manufacturers can test in accordance with national and international technical standards, e.g. ASTM, FDA, ISO and in-house specifications, thus providing a vital ingredient in the successful design and production of their pharmaceutical products.

Our test solutions for pharmaceutical testing applications include:

Adhesive/peel strength testing of:

  • Aluminium foil seals
  • Seals on sterile packaging
  • Transdermal patches

Compression testing of tablets and capsules to measure characteristics e.g.

  • Breaking
  • Coating strength
  • Crumbling
  • Hardness
  • Powdering

Gel strength and gel rupture testing

Measuring the 'Press-out' force of blister packs and the 'Pull-off' force of phial caps

Simultaneous measurement of compression force and torque, 'push and twist' or 'squeeze and twist' action on child-resistant closures

Torque testing to assess opening, re-sealing and re-opening:

  • Caps on drug delivery devices
  • Child-resistant closures
  • Tamper-evident closures