Fruit Texture Analyzer

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$5,050.00
SKU:
2006070-71
UPC:
710928951154

Make sure that you're harvesting and shipping at the right time by getting accurate firmness measurements . . . every time!

The Fruit Texture Analyzer (FTA) measures fruit firmness at the push of a button and stores the results on your PC. Test apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, kiwi-fruit, avocados and more, with quick, easy and reliable results.

 

Features:

  • Tests are conducted at standard depths and speeds, ensuring accurate and repeatable results
  • Ranks first in a Washington State comparison of firmness testing equipment (shown below)
  • Connects to a standard PC via USB or Serial ports and runs on Windows XP and newer
  • Results can be saved in an ASCII format or directly accessed from Excel, Word or Access
  • Installation takes just a few minutes
  • Requires minimal maintenance - just periodic cleaning to remove fruit juices
  • Specialized load cell ensures accurate, reliable firmness readings
  • All operating parameters can be controlled through the FTAWin software (probe speed, calibration, threshold load, depth)
  • Windows software is included (download below)

 

Specifications:

  • Capacity:
    • GS-15: 33 lbs
    • GS-25: 55 lbs
  • Operating Range:
    • GS-15: 50 g to 15,000 g
    • GS-25: 50 g to 25,000 g
  • Measuring units: kg, pounds, Newton
  • Maximum fruit size: 120 mm
  • Weight: 9 kg (approx)
  • Power: 100-240 VAC Adapter (included)
  • Power consumption: 30 watt (30 VDC, 1 Amp)

 

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