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

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Texture Analysis in action: The Adhesive Loop Test

Adhesive loop test using the TA.XTplus Texture Analyser The ADHESIVE LOOP TEST (A/LTS) provides a means of assessing probably the most important and yet the hardest to measure property of pressure sensitive materials, the tack. 

The test performs a loop tape method according to FINAT method no. 9. This allows the end user to compare the “initial grab” or “application tack” of different laminates and can be extremely useful to those working with automatic labelling equipment where this property is of particular importance.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Top five journals that focus on Food Texture Measurement

So you’re in the field of Food Texture Analysis? As a consumer, you’ll already appreciate that texture is a major determinant of food acceptance. 

You’ll no doubt want to keep up with the latest academic publications and scientific references in the field. 

Let me present the top 5 journals in our library that will help you remain a ‘Texture Expert’....