MIDDLEBORO, MA – Quality control testing plays a more prominent role in the success of a product than ever before. Whether it’s a package that won’t open, crackers that have no snap, an adhesive bandage that won’t stay attached or skin creams that won’t spread, in today’s marketplace textural characteristics play an major role in the success or failure of products. This is true for a wide variety of foods as well as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, packaging, industrial materials and adhesives.

“The Practical Course on Texture Testing and Analysis” features Brookfield’s CT3 Texture Analyzer/Tester, an instrument designed to use compression and/or tension to deform materials and assess their strength and durability. The course provides attendees with the technical training they need to get the maximum value out of their CT3 Texture Analyzer.

Hands-on exercises provide attendees with the techniques, methods and valuable industry know-how they need. The course covers principles of texture analysis, correlation to sensory perception, texture instrumentation and accessories. and an introduction to TexturePro software. Attendees are encouraged to bring product samples for testing and discussion.

The course is offered at Brookfield’s facility in Middleboro, MA. Arrangements can also be made to conduct the course at customers’ facilities where content can be adapted to their specific product applications.

Visit www.brookfieldengineering.com/services/educational-programs/texture-practical-course.asp or call 800/628.8139 or 508/946.6200 for course and registration information.