Pellet testing

Texture Analyzer. Photo: Helge Skodvin @ Nofima

The laboratory includes lab-scale equipment for physical evaluation of formulated pellet as strength, water stability, degree of expansion, bulk density, fat absorption ability and oil leakage.

Available analytical instruments

  • Texture Analyzer (Hardness)
  • Ligno tester (Pneumatic durability)
  • Holmen tester (Pneumatic durability)
  • DORIS tester (Pneumatic durability)
  • Matador tester (Mechanical durability)
  • Water stability tester
  • Equipment for measuring fat adsorption and leakage
  • Equipment for measuring degree of expansion and bulk density
  • Equipment for measuring sinking velocity and floating