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hardness, fracture force, crispness, brittleness, hinge strength
Tacos - Puncture & Hinge
Five brands of taco shells were tested by puncture with the chip fixture and the taco hinges with the TA-42 Knife probe. The ball probe was able to determine the strength and fracturability of the shell while the TA-42 Knife probe was able to determine the brittleness and strength of the hinge.