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TMS spreadability jig

TMS spreadability jigThe TMS butter and margarine spreadability jig is used to measure the spreading (extrusion) texture of table spreads and waxes, or other similar products. Cosmetic or pharmaceutical creams may correlate well to sensory testing with this fixture.

The set comprises a set of three conically recessed sample presentation container s and conical probe, with a matching cone angle of 90 degrees. Prepared sample is forced between the cone surfaces during the compression cycle, initially penetrating, then extruding the product.

TMS spreadability jig

A holding plate accessory, which fits the TMS standard fixture table, is also included to securely locate the container via an adjustable screw.

  

Applications

  • Spreadability of butter, margarine or other table spreads, pate, etc.
  • Spreading, extruding and application characteristics of crèmes and lotions

 

Contents and summary

 

Part Number Description
432-309 TMS BUTTER AND MARGARINE SPREADABILITY JIG
Used to measure the spreadability of margarines, butter, table spreads and waxes. Prepared samples are forced between 90 degree corresponding cones during the compression cycle of testing providing an indication of sample spreadability.

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

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/

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/

Use with

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