Patvis APA

Process Analytical Technology Visual Inspection System for Automated Particle Analysis

Sensum PATVIS APA is Process Analytical Technology Visual Inspection System for monitoring, understanding and optimization of fluid bed pharmaceutical production processes. It enables real-time monitoring and fully automated analysis of size and shape of particles throughout processing, and is easily attached to existing viewing ports for in-line inspection or used as a standalone device for at-line inspection.

  • Monitoring batch-to-batch reproducibility
  • Size and shape information in real-time
  • In-line, at-line or off-line mode
  • Noninvasive and contactless
  • Portable, ergonomic and tool-free
  • Intuitive graphical user interface
  • Telecentric optical system
  • ATEX compliant


Particle size
100 – 5000 μm

Maximal particle speed
10 m/s

Measurement speed
Up to 30.000 particles/s (Ø 1 mm)

Measurement precision
1 μm

Frames per second
Up to 500

Field of view
16 × 16 mm

Data output
PDF batch report, CSV, Images

Particle size measurements during coating process


Technical data



BW or color

Optical system

Electrical connection
230V 1/N/PE 2A

Dimensions (L×W×H)
~ 330 × 330 × 300 mm

9.5 kg

ATEX 1, 21, CE


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