For trading companies, the firmness of the fruit pulp is an important quality criterion. The harvest date of the fruits is specified by the firmness measurement, in consideration of the transportation duration to the place of destination and/or duration of storage.
Firmness tests on:
peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, tomatoes, strawberries, apples, avocados, kohlrabi, carrots, cucumbers, radish etc. Take care of the different test anvils.
test anvil 0,1 cm²
for peaches, apricots and plums
test anvil 0,25 cm²
for cherries and tomatoes
test anvil 0,50 cm²
test anvil Ø 5 mm
for apples and avocados
test anvil Ø 2,5 mm
for carrots, cucumbers, radish, kohlrabi Melonen
In compliance with ISO 9000 the user is obliged to a regular control of his measuring equipment. With the check device the accuracy of Shore hardness testers is controlled. It allows a quick control of the spring force in steps by ten for the measuring ranges Shore A/B/0/C/D/DO and L, L/c.
DIN 53 505, EN ISO 868, NF EN ISO 868, ASTM D2240, JIS K 6253.