INSTRUMENTS

Managing fruit

There is an old management adage – “you get what you measure”. The maturity indexing of your fruit crop is critical to determine the ideal date of harvest so as to ensure customer satisfaction.

B&MC² instrumentation has the ability to provide you the instruments that you need to measure the various aspects of fruit quality. Our one stop shop will provide you with what you need.



You can purchase a single instrument or you can buy a complete quality kit comprising all the instruments that you need for your products.





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Our Instruments



Refractometer

  • For measuring Brix / sugar content
  • Range for fruit is a 0-32° brix instrument
  • Automatic adjustment for temperature
  • Manual or electronic options available
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Penetrometer /Pressure meter

  • For measuring fruit hardness as indicator of stage of maturity
  • Manual or electronic options available
  • Different ranges by fruit type
  • Different plunger size per fruit type
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Scales

  • For determining fruit weight
  • Pocket size for easy carrying


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Colorimeter

  • To determine colour hue of fruit flesh
  • Excellent indicator of stage of maturity


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Dehydrator

  • Used to determine drymass
  • Drymass is important indicator or accumulated starch


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Sizing calipers and sizing rings

  • Used for infield sizing
  • Used to check pack line or staff accuracy
  • Used to assist crop estimation


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