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

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Texture Analysis in Action: Probe Converters & Adapters

Quick twist probe converter
Quick twist probe converter
For texture analyser users who are looking for ways to increase their sample testing throughput and improve the convenience of probe attachment to their texture analyser, we have two innovative options.  

Users can now choose to have a converter fitted to their probes to allow for quick removal and replacement between tests. 

Either ‘magnetic’ or ‘quick-twist’ probe converters are available, in batches of 5. These quick probe removal and replacement options are the first of their kind in texture analysis and support the requirement for test procedures that have efficiency and/or convenience in mind. 

Magnetic probe converter
Magnetic probe converter
Whilst a magnetic coupling might be the preferred and simplest attachment action, it is not suited to the testing of samples that do not have a flat surface, or samples that have an adhesive force measurement exceeding 1.5kg. However, the ‘quick-twist’ probe attachment is suitable for any application and all loadcell models. 

These converters have Community Design Registration – proving our commitment to new innovation testing solutions. 

Contact Stable Micro Systems today to discover the full range of Texture Analysis solutions.



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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