The PT-TD200 instrument measures the tapping or bulk density or apparent volume of powders or granules. Unlike the PT-TD1 this instrument can be used to test in compliance with the monographs of the USP <616, Method 1 and 2> as well as with the EP <2.9.34-3, Method 1-2>. The PT-TD200 automatically detects in which position the cylinder dish is placed and adjusts speed and tapping height automatically. It is equipped with a LCD display and a touch sensitive keyboard for data entry. The PT-TD200 is equipped with a multiple interface board offering a RS232 COM port to connect a PT-DL1 serial printer and a USP/s Port to connect the instrument with a PC for updating ect. The PT-TD200 offers product and method filing, user administration and printer connection for test and qualification report printing.