HiCycle Durability Tester


Accelerated wear testing
for replacement heart valves
  • Scan-Valve with fix mounted transducers for quick pressure collection
  • Electromagnetic drive mechanism for quiet, stable, and reliable operation
  • Energy efficient and robust design reduces the need to replace costly consumable components
  • Independent chambers allow for quick device change-out and start-up
  • Temperature controlled
  • Proven history of reliability
  • Materials are chemically compatible with testing solutions and most sterilization methods
  • Ability to test prosthetic heart valves and other cardiovascular devices including Occluder and Closure Devices
  • Power consumption information FAQ here
Dry Weight
Module: 25 kg
Controller: 8 kg
Cart: 18 kg
Dimensions without cart
Module: 64 x ∅30 cm
Controller: 43 x 34 x 15 cm
Dimensions with cart
57 x 58 x 132 cm
Cycle Rates
500 – 1650cpm
Temperature Range
up to 40°C ± 0.5°C
Operating Pressure Head
0 - 65 mmHg
Volume per Chamber
Working Height for Valve
5 cm
Device Diameter
<=35 mm
Valve Mounting
custom silicon rubber rings fabricated using jig provided
Flow Restrictors
one in each chamber with index dial range 0-100% in 2% divisions
Cycle Count
8 digit front panel LCD, up to 99,999,999 million
HiCycle Close Up

Join over 5000 cardiovascular device professionals who receive our testing and engineering insights and tips every month.