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TMS extrusion platen set

TMS extrusion platen setThe TMS extrusion platen set consists of 3 aluminium plates, which are 30, 40 and 50 mm in diameter and 5 mm thick.

The different size plates facilitate back extrusion tests to be performed on viscous liquids or semi-solid samples. This enables textural attributes, such as consistency, flow and thickness to be measured in their original, standard consumer packaging, if appropriate. Used with a standard sample container, studies can be performed on the performance of manufacturing processing and pumping equipment.

  

Applications

TMS extrusion platen set

  • Flow properties of fruit purées, viscosity optimization
  • Consistency of fruit toppings and bakery sauces
  • Body and structure of mayonnaise
  • Pump thinning of chocolate spread
  • Stringing of deposited custard sauces
  • Yield point of flow in icing sugar mixes
  • Consistency and body of yogurts
  • Dip thickness and coating properties
  • Mouth coating properties of processed cheeses
  • Cohesiveness of paté and meat spreads

 

Contents and summary

 

Part Number Description
432-029 TMS EXTRUSION PLATEN SET
Set of 30mm, 40mm and 50mm diameters aluminium plates each 5mm thick for back extrusion testing in standard factory or consumer packaging.

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The University of Arizona’s Nutritional Sciences Food Lab acquired a Texture Analyzer from Food Technologies about 5 years ago. The company has a great product, which is tailored to food needs. 

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Use with

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