Designed for customers that need an easy-to-operate portable texture analyzer.
The TMS-Pilot is a versatile and affordable food texture measurement system.
Emperor™ Force software
Easy-to-use software with almost limitless freedom to design and customise tension and compression tests to suit your needs. Developed by Mecmesin in close collaboration with our customers, Emperor™ is now trusted by over 5,000 companies for the detailed testing and evaluation of their products.
Create simple tests for the production line and more complex laboratory tests to prove design standards are met.
Intuitive user interface
Build test routines step by step
Favourite one-touch tests
Real-time graph plotting
Display measured and calculated values
Clear pass/fail indication
Standard and customisable templates
Print results to Adobe PDF format
Export results to Excel and SPC packages
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Designed specifically for quick and easy texture assessments, the TMS-Pilot provides an affordable solution for texture analysis up to 500 N.
Compact, rugged and portable, the motorised TMS-Pilot texture analyzer ensures reliable and repeatable test results.
Use the TMS-Pilot to quickly determine the textural properties of bakery products, cereals, confectionery, snacks, dairy products, fruit and vegetables, as well as non-food products such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and many more.
The TMS-Pilot requires minimum operator training. Supplied with Mecmesin's powerful Emperor software, tests can determine consistent standards within the raw or finished product and programs can be saved for instant recall.
The TMS-Pilot can accommodate a range of probes and fixtures (sold separately). Just choose from a range of ‘Plug and Play’ loadcells (sold separately) and start testing your products.
- Robust bench-top machine – portable and easy to move around
- Easy-to-use with minimal training – one touch to start test
- Integrated bellows – protect against ingress
- Extensive range of probes & fixtures – flexible and versatile
- ‘Plug and Play’ loadcells – quick and easy to interchange
- Password protected login – identifies operator for full traceability
- Unlimted storage of test methods – minimises set-up time
- Customised test reports – tailor reports of results to your needs
Maximum Load Rating in tension or compression
500 N (110 lbf)
±0.1% of full scale for loadcells from 2 – 500 N
Intelligent digital loadcells, changeable by the user in seconds
Loadcell Capacities Available
2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, 500 N (0.45 – 112 lbf)
1 – 500 mm/min (0.04 – 19.5 in/min)
± 0.1% of set speed
1 mm/min (0.04 in/min)
0.01 mm (0.0004”)
300 mm (12”)
Data Acquisition Rate
Selectable from 1000, 500, 100, 50, 10 Hz
Internal Sampling Rate
110V/230V ac, 60/50 Hz
19.2 kg (42.3 lbs)
10ºC – 35ºC (50ºF – 95ºF)
Normal industry and laboratory conditions, non-condensing
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