Make sure that you're harvesting and shipping at the right time by getting accurate firmness measurements . . . every time!
The Fruit Texture Analyzer (FTA), available by QA Supplies, 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.
- Tests are conducted at standard depths and speeds, ensuring accurate and repeatable results
- Ranks first in a Washington State comparison of firmness testing equipment
- 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, "More information")
- Two models, GS-15: 33 lbs & GS-25: 55 lbs