The manual smoking machine VC 1 is designed to fulfill the requirements of in vitro experiments with cultivated cells, e. g. from humans. For conventional and electronic cigarettes.
It is suitable for working with side- and mainstream smoke, and offers significant advantages over other commercial smoking machines.
No matter which type of product you wish to eveluate, the VC 1 is a platform for reliable smoking or puffing to all established standards. Easy cleaning and fast interchange of holders and actuators make the machine a versatile solution.
Data generated by a Smoking Puff Analyzer is directly loaded to the controls of the machine.
A choice of modules equipped with 1 Quartz Crystal Microbalance for dose monitoring is also available.
Secure and tight connection of any puff-actuated device.
Innovative solution for smoking machines: automatic button activation of e-cigarettes.
The control box houses the controls for the stepper motors, sensors and pneumatic valves. The whole process is controlled by Beckhoff software in conjunction with Microsoft Windows 10®. This setup offers extensive possibilities for integration with common Microsoft Office® applications and the exchange of data with Excel®-sheets.
The following parameters can be adjusted according to the needs of the experiment: Puff and exhaust duration, Puff frequency, Puff volume, Puff profile, Flow rate, Clearing puff number, Puff duration hold time, Butt length via sensor
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