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TMS craft knife

TMS craft knife for slicing smaller samplesThe TMS craft knife is ideally suited to shearing applications of smaller sized samples.

Held within a rigid support frame, a sharpened craft blade is designed to pass completely through each sample, measuring the sample’s cross-sectional properties.

 

TMS small and large craft knife fixtures slice and shear

  

Applications

  • Measure crispiness of sugar coatings
  • Hardness to shear through pastels
  • Bite force of jelly sweets
  • Slicing force, shear resistance of products requiring relatively light forces

The TMS large craft knife is suitable for complete shear, or harder products.

Contents and summary

Part Number Description
432-019 TMS CRAFT KNIFE
Rigid support frame holding sharpened steel craft blade. Designed to pass completely through sample and measure entire cross-section.

Notes

This fixture is only recommended for texture measurement applications below 100 N.

Please use with safety goggles or eye protection.

 

Trusted by customers across the world

Our experience with FTC has been more than satisfactory, not only for the quality of the equipment you’ve got but for the post selling service that has proved to be excellent.

Any problem that we had, it took nothing more than a simple mail or phone call to have your immediate answer. We want to thank you very much for the quality of service provided.

 

 

Gonzalo Moraes, Arrozur S.A. Montevideo – Uruguay

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/

Excellent customer service. Consistently followed up and offered help without asking. Relatively low priced - provides good value. 

Easy to switch different load cells. Used it for 5 lab sessions for 68 students this semester and performed well.

 

 

Professor Jeyam Subbiah, University of Nebraska
https://nebraska.edu/

Use with

Accessories required with this fixture: Extension Rod, 110 mm
Accessories required with this fixture: standard T-slot fixture table