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firmness, burst strength, distance to break, brittleness

Gel Seam Integrity

Two vitamin E capsules were compressed with a TA-4 1 ½” Diameter Cylinder to a height of 2.5mm and were differences were seen in the firmness and distance to break. Suggestions are made for alternative test settings and probes to prevent overloading of the instrument. Seam integrity of soft shell capsules were measured by using a Compression until Burst test.