CTX Texture Analyzer (*)

The CTX Texture Analyzer is AMETEK Brookfield’s new advanced model for the compression/tension testing of materials. It brings an exciting new dimension of quick, efficient testing to busy labs that need to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

The CTX usability features allow for easy set up to get you up and running quickly. Whether you are testing the consistency of pills and tablets, the peel ability of a yogurt lid, or the tensile strength of lipstick, our new CTX will meet your ever-growing testing needs.

The addition of TexturePro Software makes the CTX ideal for R&D labs performing material evaluation/character­ization tests. It also is great in QC applications where data can be sent or saved in multiple formats.

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  • Provides a “real life” insight into physical properties.
  • Interchangeable load cells for optimal flexibility (eight choices ranging from 100g to 100kg).
  • Easy-to-read display and easy-to-use intuitive controls.
  • Extended boom travels up to 280mm for longer reach testing.
  • High Precision: 500 Hz data output rate captures the precise moment there is a change to your sample.
  • The choice of three adjustable base tables allows for the versatility of sample testing.
  • 21CFR compliant with optional TexturePro Software.

The CTX has a wide variety of probes, fixtures for testing broad categories of packaging materials, foods of all types, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and mechanical devices. AMETEK Brookfield can also custom design a fixture and probe for most applications.

  • TexturePro Software
  • Temperature Probe
  • Bubble Level
  • Calibration Weight Set
  • Gelatin Bath System for gel conditioning Bloom Jar – industry approved

CTX has a variety of probes and fixtures for testing various packaging materials, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and mechanical equipment; it can also customize fixtures and probes for most applications.

Need help? Our Education section may be just the thing to clarify unfamiliar terms and help start you on your way to a better understanding of texture analysis.

Having difficulties determining what instrument is best for you? Try our Help Me Choose section for guidance on the model selection process, spindle construction considerations, and other useful information to help you make an informed decision on the best instrument for your application.

We recommend that this instrument be returned to Brookfield or an authorized dealer on an annual basis for our Calibration & Repair Service. Having this annual maintenance done will ensure the instrument’s long life and optimal performance.