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

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Physical Property Measurement: Fracture Testing by Compression

Compression tests can be carried out on a wide variety of products that experience such a force in natural conditions. 

These may include fruit and vegetables, puffed cereals, cakes and biscuits, confectionery and pharmaceuticals. 

Normally, as these products may be oddly shaped, a compressive test is the most reliable way of assessing their fracture behaviour.