TA.XTplus Texture Analyser


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TA.XTplus Texture Analyser

The TA.XTplus Texture Analyser is Stable Micro Systems' flagship texture analysis instrument, capable of measuring virtually any physical product characteristic such as hardness, fracturability, adhesiveness, gel strength, extensibility of foods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, gels, adhesives and other consumer products. 

The TA.XTplus Texture Analyser is commonly employed to measure and quantify fundamental, empirical and imitative tests in both compression and tension, covering those relating to texture analysis, materials properties as well as effects of rheology of solid, semi-solid, viscous liquid, powder and granulate materials. 

It presents a small portable solution for your texture analysis testing measuring up to 50kg in force, and as such it is the Texture Analysis Professional's instrument of choice.

See also the TA.XTplus100 Texture Analyser...


Coupled with easy-to-use Exponent software, this versatile instrument is extraordinarily well-engineered for long-term reliability and accuracy.

Typical Applications

The TA.XTplus uses a range of different probes and fixtures according to the required test method.

Each probe or fixture is designed for a specific group of applications, and can be attached to the texture analyser's base and/or arm.

Samples are either placed on the base of the texture analyser, on the lower fixture, or held between two fixtures. In a simple test, the arm of the texture analyser - containing a loadcell - moves down to penetrate or compress the product, and then returns to its initial position.

The list above is a representative selection of physical properties and tests that can be performed.

A product's textural properties are of fundamental importance to its acceptability. Whether this is the 'mouth feel' of food, the flow properties of creams and pastes or the tackiness of adhesives, Texture Analysis provides accurate product information for research, QA and manufacture.

Many tests are International Standards, such as the Bloom Strength for gelatin gels, whereas others are recognised as standard tests within an industry, such as Texture Profile Analysis for many food products.

Technical Specifications: TA.XTplus
Force Capacity: 50kg.f (500N)
Force Resolution: 0.1g
Loadcells: 0.5, 5, 30, 50kg.f
Speed Range: 0.01 – 40mm/s
Maximum Aperture: 370mm
Data Channels: Filtered force at 20bit, distance at 24bit,
External Instrument Channels: Four channels of RS485
Power supply: Universal mains input voltage
Net weight: 16.2 kg



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