How to measure and analyse the texture of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and adhesives.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Texture Analysis in Action: Alphabetical Attachments Index

Over the past year or so, our Texture Analysis in Action blog posts have brought together information from our Applications Directories and other sources, along with videos of the tests in progress, to give a detailed overview of our test attachment range.

Now you can access these posts individually, by clicking on the links below.

You can of course also filter any other blog post series which may be of interest to you, by using the Filter by Label facility.

Why not bookmark this page, so that you can refer to these posts at your convenience in future?



Abrasion Test Rig (HDP/ATR)

Adhesive Loop Test (A/LTS)

Avery Adhesive Test (P/1S)

Back Extrusion Rig (A/BE)

Bilayer Tablet Shear Rig (A/BTS)

Blade Set (HDP/BS)

Blister Pack Rig (A/BP)

Bloom Test (P/0.5)

Bread V Squeeze Rig (A/BSR)

Capsule Tensile Rig (A/CLT)

Cheese Extensibility Rig (A/CE)

Cheese Grating Rig (A/GR)

Chen-Hoseney Dough Stickiness Rig (A/DSC)

Craft Knife/Extended Craft Knife (A/CKB)(A/ECB)

Crisp Fracture Support Rig (HDP/CFS)

Dough Inflation System (DR/DIS)

Dough Preparation Set (A/DP)

Eye Pencil Rig (A/EP)

Eye Shadow Test (P/2-6)

Film Support Rig (HDP/FSR)


Forward Extrusion Cell (HDP/FE)

Fracture Wedge Set (A/WEG)

Granule Compaction Rig (HDP/GCR)

Hair Combing Rig (A/HCR)

Kieffer Dough & Gluten Extensibility Rig (A/KIE)

Kramer Shear Cell (HDP/KS5-KS10)

Light Knife Blade (A/LKB)

Lipstick Break Strength Rig (A/LC)

Metred Dose Inhaler Test Rig (A/IS)

Meullenet-Owens Razor Shear Rig (A/MORS)

Miller-Hoseney Toughness Rig (A/MHTR)

Miniature Kramer/Ottawa Cell (HDP/MK05)

Mucoadhesion Rig (A/MUC)

Multiple Chip Rig (A/MC)

Multiple Pea Rig (HDP/MPT)


Multiple Puncture Probe (A/MPP)

Noodle Loop Tensile Rig (A/NPLT)

Ottawa Cell (A/OTC)

Pizza Tensile Rig (A/PT)

Powder Compaction Rig (A/PCR)(A/PCRS)

Powder Flow Analyser (PFA/PL)

Rice Extrusion Rig (HDP/RE)

Sachet/Tube Extrusion Rig (A/STE)

Spaghetti Flexure Rig (A/SFR)

Tablet Coating Adhesion Rig (HDP/TCA)

Tablet Disintegration Rig (A/TDR)

Tape Unwinding Rig (A/TUR)

Three Point Bend Rig (HDP/3PB)

Tortilla/Pastry Burst Rig (HDP/TPB)

TTC Spreadability Rig (HDP/SR)

Universal Syringe Rig (A/USR)

Volodkevich Bite Jaws (HDP/VB)

Wire Cutter (A/BC)

Warburtons Dough Stickiness System (A/WDS)



Theme pages – each of these contains information on a number of rigs:

Adhesion Testing
ADHESIVE INDEXING AND 90° PEEL RIG (A/90PR)
MULTIPLE INDEXING PLATE (A/MIP) (A/90PR)
FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE CLAMP (A/FSC) (A/90PR)
TAPE UNWINDING RIG (A/TUR)
ADHESIVE LOOP TEST SYSTEM (A/LTS)
AVERY ADHESION TEST (P/1S)
180° PEEL TEST RIG (A/AB)

Friction Testing
HORIZONTAL FRICTION SYSTEM (A/HFS)
COEFFICIENT OF SLIDING FRICTION RIG (A/FR)

Ice Cream
ICE CREAM SCOOP (A/ICS)
ICE CREAM CONE SUPPORT RIG (A/ICC) 

Leather Testing 
LASTOMETER RIG (A/LR)
BAGGINESS TEST RIG (A/BTR)
SLOT TEAR RIG (A/STR)
STITCH LINE RIG (A/SLJ1)


Peel Testing
UNIVERSAL PEEL RIG (A/UPS)
PEEL STRENGTH TEST RIGS (A/PL, A/PS)
180° PEEL TEST RIG (A/AB)
ADHESIVE INDEXING AND 90° PEEL RIG (A/90PR)  

Tensile Grips
TENSILE GRIPS RANGE (A/TG, A/MTG, A/ATG)

TENSILE GRIPS (A/HDT, A/HDG)
SELF TIGHTENING ROLLER GRIPS (A/TGT)
PNEUMATIC GRIPS (A/TGP, A/TGPHD) 




Alternatively, please search the blog by label for your particular field of interest, for example:

  • Texture Measurement and Analysis Series 
  • Confectionery Series
  • Food Texture Series
  • Medical Series
  • Cosmetic Series
  • Special Attachment Series
  • Acoustic Series
  • Materials Series
  • Textural Magic Series
  • Basic Properties Series



For more information on how to measure texture, please visit the Texture Analysis Properties section on our website.

TA.XTplus texture analyser with bloom jar The
TA.XTplus texture analyser is part of a family of texture analysis instruments and equipment from Stable Micro Systems. An extensive portfolio of specialist attachments is available to measure and analyse the textural properties of a huge range of food products. Our technical experts can also custom design instrument fixtures according to individual specifications.

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