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

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/

Service, equipment and people are all first class with Food Technology Corporation.

Questions and problems are handled quickly, which is something that is hard to find in today’s business environment.

 

 

 

David Smith, Riviana Foods Inc.
http://www.riviana.com/

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/

Use with

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