• VolScan Profiler

    The VolScan Profiler is a benchtop laser-based scanner that measures the volume of bread and bakery products.  This non-contact measurement system offers considerable advantages over contact and displacement techniques which purely measure volume. The rapid 3-dimensional digitisation of products enables the automatic calculation of several detailed dimension related parameters, the results of which may be mathematically manipulated for immediate use or future retrieval in a variety of data formats. With the Volscan Profiler, manufacturers have a precise and fast method for the measurement of the volume of bakery products in order to be able to control and monitor the breadmaking conditions and ingredient performance.   volscan-main
      Features and Benefits
    • Rapid and accurate volume measurement
    • Typical test time less than 60 seconds
    • Easy location of sample
    • Weighs sample automatically
    • Full dimensional analysis
    • Allows full product or 'slice' analysis
    • Simple calibration
    • Spreadsheet archiving
    • 2D and 3D sample representations
    • Language Editor
    • Bar code scanner compatible
    • Measurements are operator independent

      Application Areas
    • Research and Development 
    • Quality Assurance
    • Process Control 
    • Academic Researchfor 
    • Millers 
    • Bakeries
    • Food Ingredient Suppliers 
    • Food Research Institutes 
    • Universities

      Technical Summary   volscan Sample Dimensions:VSP600 (VSP300)
    • Max diameter: 380mm (190mm)
    • Max height: 600mm (300mm)
    • Max sample weight: 3kg (3kg)
    Movement and Measurement:
    • Variable scanning resolution
    • Rotational speed options: 0.5 / 1.0 / 1.5rps
    • Data acquisition: 400 points per revolution
    • Vertical step size options: 0.5mm - 26mm
    • Measurement resolution: <1cm3
    • Sample weight accuracy: ±5g
    Dimensions: VSP600 (VSP300)
    • Instrument weight 46kg (20kg)
    • Overall height 873mm (573mm)
    • Overall width 700mm (536mm)
    • Overall depth 607mm (398mm)
    Mechanical:
    • Simple calibration
    • Automatic weighing
    • Door interlocking mechanism for additional safety - tests cannot be started unless door is closed
    • Alternative support solutions depending upon user selected pin array
    Electrical:
    • Operating temperature: 10° - 40°C
    • Temperature measurement of chamber recorded automatically
    • Universal mains input voltage
    • Connectivity: USB
    • Laser line generator for optimal sample positioning
    Optional Additions:
    • Volume Verification block
    • Temperature measurement of product surface
    Minimum PC Requirements:
    • 1.6GHz Pentium processor 
    • 512 Mb memory 
    • 100 Mb free hard disk space 
    • OpenGL or DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card 
    • Supported operating systems: Windows 2000, XP, Vista
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  • Materials

    Material Testing

       
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    Coefficient of Sliding  Friction Actuation Force Measurement Three Point Bend Testing
     compression-test-packaging  peel-testing-packaging  tensile-testing-plastic
    Compression Testing of Packaging Peel Testing of Packaging Tensile Testing
     tensile-testing-options  measurement-of-abrasion  pneumatic-tensile-testing
    Tensile Testing Measurement of Abrasion Pneumatic Tensile Testing
    The Texture Analyser Range

    Compare Texture Analysers - take your choice of instrument

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    taxtplus tahdplus taxt-express
    Most popular single column Texture Analyser for universal application High capacity versatile twin column Texture Analyser Simple stand-alone Texture Analyser with limited capacity and testing stroke
    Capacity 50kg 750kg 10kg
    Speed Range 0.01 - 40mm/s 0.01 - 40mm/s 0.01 - 10mm/s
    Maximum Data Acquisition 500pps 500pps 400pps
    Full Library Test Availability x x
    Full Flexibility of Test Programming and Data Analysis x x
    Expandability x x
    Ease of Use x
    Portability x x
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  • Leather

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    Lastometer This is also known as the 'Ball Burst Test' and identifies the strength and distension of the grain. The MT-LQplus exceeds the requirements of the Standard as the test is made without stopping the test to measure grain crack. Slot Tear Rig The slot tear test or Baumann Tear Test  measures the force to tear a slotted sample apart at a constant speed. While the Standard only requires the maximum force to be measured, average tear force, force maxima and minima and work done can also be measured automatically. Stitch Line Rig Used for measurement of the strength of upper or lining material at the stitch line of footwear originating from either a single or multiple holes in the sample. The Stitch Line Rig meets the requirement of BS 5131.
     
    OTHER TESTS
    Bagginess To measure the residual deformation of the test sample after cyclic biaxial strain.
    Adhesive Peel Test To measure peel strength of adhesive joints where one or both substrates are flexible.
    Tensile Test To measure tensile strength, elongation at specific load, elongation at break, modulus, load and elongation at grain crack.
    The Texture Analyser Range

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    compare-plus compare-hd compare-express
    taxtplus tahdplus taxt-express
    Most popular single column Texture Analyser for universal application High capacity versatile twin column Texture Analyser Simple stand-alone Texture Analyser with limited capacity and testing stroke
    Capacity 50kg 750kg 10kg
    Speed Range 0.01 - 40mm/s 0.01 - 40mm/s 0.01 - 10mm/s
    Maximum Data Acquisition 500pps 500pps 400pps
    Full Library Test Availability x x
    Full Flexibility of Test Programming and Data Analysis x x
    Expandability x x
    Ease of Use x
    Portability x x
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  • Electronic

    The Resistance Conversion Unit, in conjunction with the TA.XTplus/TA.HDplus Texture Analyser's multi-channel data acquisition capability, enables the characterisation of electro-mechanical products by measuring and analysing force-distance and resistance-distance characteristics co-incidentally.
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  • Medical Devices

    Medical Devices

    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 medical device products. Test procedures include: compression, puncture/penetration, tension, fracture/bending, extrusion, cutting/shearing.
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  • Personal Care Products

    Personal Care Products

    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.
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