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Sample Presentation

sample presentation fixtureThe way in which a sample is held or presented will directly influence the accuracy of results generated. Forces are commonly manipulated with test accessories to replicate consumer handling or consumption. It is also important to secure or present the sample to the instrument as reproducibly as possible.

The FTC sample presentation fixtures are specifically designed to accommodate irregular shaped samples or containers. These fixtures prevent sample movement during testing, allowing accurate calculation of characteristics, such as adhesiveness, where it is critical that the sample remains firmly in place during the return stroke of the texture analyzer.

Once set up, the technologist can simply test sample after sample with the guarantee of central alignment between test probe and product.

The TMS mini vice grip and 3-point bend fixture is also available for presenting small samples, such as tablets, for snap or penetration tests.

 

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As a seasonal vegetable processor, understanding crop maturity and the accuracy of this measurement is key to staying ahead of crop and knowing when to make the move from value to premium product as harvest time constraints permit.

The TU units provided by FTC give us the accuracy to work to much tighter tolerances, replacing older less accurate analogue equipment which in turn can affect final product grading and profitability.

The units are well designed, very low maintenance and are backed up with a strong support service which will allow them to provide many years of accurate, reliable service.

Colven Wilson
Technical Manager
http://www.eyefreeze.co.uk/

I am impressed by the great attitude you have toward your customers.

With all the responsibilities you have, but in less than an hour you reply to our one year’s worth of questions, as if you are dedicated to provide support to our company only.

 

 

Ahmed N. Alajaji, Aljazirah Dates and Food, Saudi Arabia
http://www.aljazirahdates.com.sa

I have found FTC to be an excellent partner for our company. In particular, it has been especially gratifying to work with Shirl Lakeway. Both creative and accommodating, he worked very hard with us to develop our projects.

I appreciate his commitment to our joint efforts and his open-minded approach. He and FTC have been exceptionally helpful.

Steve Antonius, Del Monte Foods
http://www.delmonte.com/