FT series dial, pocket Fruit Penetrometer from TR Turoni, Italy. This small and very manageable tool is perfectly fit to detect the ripeness and proper picking maturity of fresh fruit and vegetables in the field.
The FT series Fruit Penetrometer measures the penetration and squashing of fruit pulp using an indenter tip of specific dimension, to give one of the most accurate tests available, with the resulting pressure being measured in pounds and Kilograms. With its compact size, used hand held or drill-press mounted, these penetrometers are one of the most practical and accurate Fruit-Testers available.
All penetrometers include a skin peeler and splash plate for convenient use.
|MODELS||FRUIT TYPE||DIAL RANGE||TEST TIP SIZE|
Cherries, Strawberries, Grapes, Blueberries and other small fruits
|1kg x 10grams||6mm*|
Citrus, Melons, Plums & other Soft Fruits
|5kg x 50grams||8 & 11mm|
Apples, Peaches, Pears, Avocado, Kiwi, Tomatoes, etc
|13kg x 100grams||8 & 11mm|
Fruits that measure more than 12kg, like avocados
|20kg x 200grams||8 & 11mm|
A test stand (FT-stand) and replacement test tip sets are also available on request.
* FT-02 can include optional test tip set (of 5) for small fruits, berries etc 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, & 3mm