Newsletter | February 15, 2008

2.15.08 -- Cretors Offers High Speed Ice Shaving Machines For Restaurant Industry
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Quick QC Test For Pretzel Filling
Stuffed, or filled, pretzels have become a popular snack food. A very quick and easy QC test the "stiffness" and "flowability" of whatever filling is used can be set up using a small, low cost texture analyzer and a back extrusion cell. A back extrusion cell is simply a cylindrical cup that is filled, in this case, with either soft cheese or peanut butter. A disc-shaped probe is then pressed into the cell, forcing the material to flow around behind it as it descends. This type of test is called "back extrusion" and is as simple to set up as it sounds: fill up the cup, level it off and place it on the test table...

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