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Firmness, toughness

Redesigned Warner‐Bratzler Fixture for TA.XT*Plus* Texture Analyzer

Meat product texture can be quantified using SMS’ TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer. The Warner-Bratzler shear tests use (i) a standard blade shape, (ii) a calibratable instrument, (iii) standard sample preparation and handling protocols, and (iv) operator diligence in following those protocols.