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TMS lightweight steel cylinder probes

TMS lightweight steel cylinder probes

Food Technology Corporation’s range of lightweight stainless steel cylinders are used for accurate measurement when penetrating and puncturing food samples.

They are precision polished with sharp edges enabling clean fracture of samples at the probes perimeter.

The Kobe test probe utilises a 1cm test surface to measure Agar and other hydrocolloid gel strength.

For sample preparation and presentation, see our range of gel testing fixtures.

TMS lightweight steel cylinder probes

 

Applications

  • Cheese and dairy products
  • Jams, jellies and preserves
  • Fruits and vegetables such as carrots, cherries, beetroot, apples, bananas, apricots and pears
  • Reconstituted meat products
  • Sugar confectionery
  • Gels and most hydrocolloids

 

Contents and summary

Part Number Description
432-063 TMS KOBE TEST PROBE
Stainless Steel cylinder with precision polished 1cm² test surface for Agar gel strength measurements. 25mm long
432-066 TMS 10mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-067 TMS 9mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-068 TMS 8mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-069 TMS 7mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-070 TMS 6mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-071 TMS 5mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 35mm Long
432-072 TMS 4.5mm DIAMETER MARGARINE PROBE
Stainless Steel. 30mm Long Test Length
432-073 TMS 4mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 30mm Long Test Length
432-074 TMS 3mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 30mm Long Test Length
432-076 TMS 2mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 20mm Long Test Length
432-077 TMS 1mm DIAMETER CYLINDER PROBE
Stainless Steel. 20mm Long

Notes

Optionally, for sample presentation, use: TMS standard fixture table (432-243)

These fixtures are only recommended for texture measurement applications below 1000N.

 

Trusted by customers across the world

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. 

We have used the Texture Analyzer for both research projects and as a tool to demonstrate to students how food manufacturers can employ objective testing in product evaluation to show how differing ingredients in the same product can affect quality attributes. Its use adds another dimension to the foods labs.

Drew Lambert has been instrumental in helping with set up for testing and providing support whenever there’s a question. He has been a pleasure to work with and is always accommodating with our needs and schedules.  He has even sent us special attachments for special projects.  We couldn’t ask for a better technical support.  Thanks for a great product and great service.

Patricia Sparks, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Practice
https://www.arizona.edu

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/

As a Meat Scientist and program leader for the University of Nevada, Reno, I need to ensure that equipment I use in my lab is reliable, durable, versatile, and accurate. For texture analysis of meats, there are many systems available in the market. Over the last 15 years of my career, I¹ve worked with many of them and had great and bad experiences with different brands.

Last year, I decided to try a different system for my lab, the TMS-Pro Texture Analyzer from Food Technology Corporation. The system has all the attributes I was expecting to conduct texture and shear force analysis in a quick and not complicated way. The customer support provided by them is outstanding and their technicians are always ready to walk me through new procedures and initial set up. If you are looking for a reliable system for food texture analysis and special customer service, the TMS-Pro is the system to go for and the Food Technology Corporation is the one that can deliver the support.

Amilton de Mello
Assistant Professor of Agriculture, Meat Science and Food Safety
https://www.unr.edu/anvs

Use with

Accessories required with this fixture: TMS lightweight chuck set, M6
Accessories required with this fixture: Extension Rod, 110 mm