TMS Container Grips

 TMS container grips	The TMS container grips fixture is used in tests where semi-solid or thick liquid samples are analyzed in their consumer packaging container or other collection vessel.

Four soft grip rubber arms hold containers from 10mm to 70mm in diameter firmly. This is critical in measuring adhesion properties of viscous liquids during the return (tension) cycle of testing, where prevention of lifting is required.

Presenting the sample within its supplied container is especially useful when doing extrusion or penetration testing on thick liquids - grips eliminate the variability that would be caused by disturbing the product when moving it to a different container. It also speeds up the testing process by eliminating extra steps.

TMS container grips

 

Applications

  • Extrusion and penetration tests on viscous pastes and liquids in their original containers
  • Adhesion (stickiness) tests on semi-solid or thick products: yogurt

 

Contents and summary

  • Sample holder
  • Slotted lid
  • 13 Moveable blades

 

Part Number Description
432-038 TMS CONTAINER GRIPS
Adjustable grips to hold factory pots and containers during extrusion testing or penetrometry

Trusted by customers across the world

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/

At the University of Saskatchewan, we are the proud owners of three generations of Food Technology Corporation texture equipment, all of which are still in working condition.

We are looking forward to future innovations from FTC.

 

 

Phyllis J. Shand, University of Saskatchewan - Canada
https://www.usask.ca/

I have been using the TMS-Pro mechanical tester in our undergraduate biological materials property course for the past 3 years. The simple setup and operation of the TMS-Pro allows my students to focus on learning the theoretical underpinnings of mechanical properties instead of fighting with a finicky test system.

An added bonus is working with Shirl and his amazing team at Food Technology Corporation. They respond almost immediately to questions and inquiries and are always friendly and helpful. 

Jennifer (Melander) Keshwani, Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
http://www.unl.edu/

Use with

Accessories required with this fixture: standard T-slot fixture table