Application Studies

See how to test a wide range of products with the TA.XTPlus Family of Texture Analyzers

Requesting multiple application studies? Click here.

Request this Application Study

Looking for more application studies on other topics? Save yourself some typing and use this handy form instead.

* indicates required field

firmness, rupture strength, stretchability, elasticity

Flour Whole Wheat Corn Tortillas

Several different types and brands of flour tortillas were tested on the TA.XTPlus using our TA-108 Tortilla/Film Fixture. The Tortilla/Film Fixture is an acrylic cylinder with a 63 mm diameter opening mounted on an aluminum platform. The tortillas are held down by plates with similar openings screwed onto four alignment pins. Each tortilla was pre-punched with wholes to fit over the alignment pins. The fixture holds the tortillas down in a drum-like fashion to a uniform tension.