Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Soft Fruit)
Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Soft Fruit)
Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Soft Fruit)
Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Soft Fruit)
 

Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Soft Fruit)

SKU: FHP-801
 
Product Weight 2.00 Pounds
This digital handheld fruit firmness tester measures the firmness, or ripeness, of soft and small fruits and vegetables with a 3.5 mm stainless steel tip.
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Sales price $299.99
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer

(Soft Fruit)

 

Features:

  • Includes a 3.5 mm stainless steel tip
  • Range: 0.2 - 5.0 kgf/cm²
  • Hard carrying case included
  • Mountable on a test stand for lab testing.
  • Auto power off
  • Includes operation manual
  • 1 year warranty

This handheld fruit firmness tester is designed to quickly measure fruit firmness levels.  It utilizes digital microprocessor technology to provide extremely accurate fruit firmness readings of almost any fruit or vegetable. Included with the meter is a 3.5 mm stainless steel tip.

Fruit firmness is directly related fruit maturity and quality. By measuring a fruit's firmness you can determine when to harvest, which seeds to propagate, and the suitibility of a product for transport, processing or sale.

Fruit penetrometers are widely used by universities and fruit companies for research purposes. Please check with your local university extension office to find out what firmness levels are optimum for your growing climate.

 

 

Choosing the Right Firmness Tester: 

 

Soft Fruit Digital Fruit Firmness Tester (this product)

  • Range: 0.4 to 11 lbs (0.2 to 5.0 kg/cm2)
  • Uses: Soft fruits/vegetables, small fruits: e.g.  pears, peaches, grapes, tomatoes, strawberries

General Purpose Digital Fruit Firmness Tester

  • Range: 1.1 to 33 lbs (0.5 to 15 kg/cm2)
  • Uses:  Large & Small fruits/vegetables, Firm/Hard fruits : e.g. apples, pumpkins, melons, squash, etc. 

Large Fruit Digital Fruit Firmness Tester, Penetrometer (Dual tip)

  • Ranges: 
    • 11 mm Tip: 0.5 to 25 lbs (0.2 to 11 kg/cm2
    • 8 mm Tip: 0.8 to 48 lbs (0.4 to 22 kg/cm2)
  • Uses: Large Fruits/vegetables,  Hard fruits: e.g. nectarines, avocados, kiwi, apples

 

Specifications:

Range: 3.5 mm Tip: 0.4 to 11 lbs (0.2 to 5.0 kg)

Resolution: 0.01 to 22 lbs (10 kg); otherwise 0.1

Accuracy: ± 1% + 0.1

Units: kg, lb, N, Pa

Requires: 2:  AAA batteries

Environment: 32°F to 113°F (0 to 45°C); 0 to 90% RH

Dimensions: 8.0" x 2.4" x 1.3"

Weight: 230 g

Unit ship weight: 2 lbs

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