Mesa Labs is proud to manufacture SureTorque units that better peoples’ experiences when attempting to access medications. It is necessary for individuals with arthritis to be able to open their medication bottles, without adding additional pain or strain to their hands.
Child-resistant prescription bottles can be difficult to open for people with arthritis. So, in 2013 Georgia Tech worked with a well-known pharmaceutical company to develop a prescription bottle that was easy to open, but still child-resistant.
It was necessary to determine the top-down and rotational forces that people with arthritis could comfortably apply when opening bottles.
Mesa’s SureTorque ST-120S torque tester validated the measurements used to open the prescription containers. To read more about the design and development of these types of prescription bottles, read the full article.