Any of the texture analyser range can be used for the product tests listed below.
A selection of special attachments and typical measurements which are commonly used in this application area are shown above. However, this does not show the complete range of attachments available for the testing of personal care products. Test procedures include: compression, puncture/penetration, tension, fracture/bending, extrusion, cutting/shearing.
This test is very important for the
determination of the comparative
peeling or stripping characteristics
of adhesive bonds.
Can be used to assess hardness of e.g. soap, deodorant.
|Back/Forward Extrusion Cells
Can be used to assess
consistency/extrudability of e.g.
|Tube/Sachet Extrusion Rig
Allows manufacturers to measure
the ease of removal and application
of products such as sauces, pastes, creams and gels.
Allow the hardness assessment
of e.g. contact lenses.
|Film Support Rig
This rig allows testing of thin, film-
like products to measure the burst
strength, resilience and
Hemispherical probes imitate
|Actuation Force Testing
allows measurement of the force
required to release hair fixatives
from aerosols, soap/cream
Can be used to assess hardness
of soap, deodorant.
|Hair Combing Rig
Enables the comb to be disengaged
at the end of each combing stroke
for realistic assessment of hair
Compare Texture Analysers - take your choice of instrument
for universal application
with limited capacity
and testing stroke
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|Maximum Data Acquisition||500pps||500pps||400pps|
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|Full Flexibility of
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Typical measurements include: