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ProbesFood Technology Corporation’ range of probes are available in cylindrical (flat and rounded end), conical, needle and spherical shapes. A selection of material finishes provides choice and compliance to industry requirements.

These accessories enable compression, extrusion, penetration and puncture test methods to be performed, by selection of the appropriate design.

The probe is used as the upper fixture, connected to the loadcell, which moves, via the crosshead down and into the test sample.

FTC also offers specialist penetration fixtures and a recommended general probe kit with a selection of commonly used probes and blades to compress, penetrate and shear samples.