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Needle probes

Needle probes are used for firmness and penetration testingAvailable in either 1mm or 2mm diameter, the FTC needle probes are used on fruits, vegetables, confectionery, cosmetics and fats.

Values relate to firmness, yield, consistency and even skin or coating characteristics.

Solid cosmetic products can be tested for their resistance to crumbling.

 

Applications

Needle probes applications in cometic and cnfectionery

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Confectionery
  • Fats
  • Cosmetics - soaps, lipsticks, solid deodorant blocks

These fixtures are only recommended for low force texture measurement applications such as those above.

Contents and summary

Part Number Description
432-086 TMS 1mm NEEDLE PROBE
1mm hardened stainless steel needle with 9-10º taper
432-087 TMS 2mm NEEDLE PROBE
2mm stainless steel needle with 9-10º taper

Notes

Optionally, for sample presentation, use: TMS standard fixture table (432-243)

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Ahmed N. Alajaji, Aljazirah Dates and Food, Saudi Arabia
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Nestle purchased a texture system from Food Technology Corporation in 2006. Since then I have recommended the texture system to several vendors in North and Central America. Staff at FTC was able to develop a simple training manual and procedure for the texture system allowing easy training in short period of time.

From purchasing of equipment through to installation and start-up, the level of personal care and service was remarkable. Shirl Lakeway and his staff at Food Technology Corporation are patient and understanding, and are always at our disposal for any assistance. Since we bought the equipment we have had no problems and feel very secure knowing that we can count on FTC for their support and service.

Dr Mawele Shamaila, Nestle - USA
http://www.nestleusa.com/

As a Meat Scientist and program leader for the University of Nevada, Reno, I need to ensure that equipment I use in my lab is reliable, durable, versatile, and accurate. For texture analysis of meats, there are many systems available in the market. Over the last 15 years of my career, I¹ve worked with many of them and had great and bad experiences with different brands.

Last year, I decided to try a different system for my lab, the TMS-Pro Texture Analyzer from Food Technology Corporation. The system has all the attributes I was expecting to conduct texture and shear force analysis in a quick and not complicated way. The customer support provided by them is outstanding and their technicians are always ready to walk me through new procedures and initial set up. If you are looking for a reliable system for food texture analysis and special customer service, the TMS-Pro is the system to go for and the Food Technology Corporation is the one that can deliver the support.

Amilton de Mello
Assistant Professor of Agriculture, Meat Science and Food Safety
https://www.unr.edu/anvs

Use with

Accessories required with this fixture: Extension Rod, 110 mm