Fruit Hardness Tester

  • Fruit Hardness Tester

Name:Fruit Hardness Tester
Unitkgf(kgf/cm虏) lbf(lbf/cm虏) N(N/cm虏) Pa
Tip Diameter3.5mm
Pressing Depth10mm
Operating ConditionsTemperature: 0~45掳C Humidity: 90RH
Power Supply2 x 1.5 V AAA Size (UM-4) Battery
Dimensions204x62x33mm (8.0x2.4x1.3inch)
Weight230g (without Batteries)

Product Description

  MHT-5 Fruit Hardness Tester  is a handheld compact penetrometer for fruit and some vegetable hardness testing. MHT series is an indispensable tool for growers. By measuring force required to plunge into fruit pulp, inferring ripeness, MHT assists in determining the picking time or monitoring softening during storage, with Max. Hold, Unit Converse Functions, and applies USB, RS-232, Bluetooth 鈩 data output.

  • The ripeness Tester is a hand-held compact penetrometer for fruit firmness and some vegetable hardness testing, the universally accepted measure of ripeness.
  • The MHT series is the growers' indispensable tool for knowing when to pick and ship.
  • The MHT Fruit Tester measures the force required to push a plunger tip of specified size into the fruit pulp. The force reading assists in determining the appropriate picking time or monitoring fruit softening during storage.
  • Because of the number of fruit and  vegetable  varieties, geographical locations and other   variations, the appropriate firmness for harvesting will vary. Therefore MHT users must combine experience and expertise to establish the firmness value that applies to their specific variety and locale.
  • Automatic power off to conserve power.
  • Can communicate with PC for recording, printing and analyzing by the optional software and cable for RS232C interface.

 Fruit Classification 

 Small Fruit  Strawberry, Cherry, Grape, Berry
 Soft Fruit  Peach, Banana, Apricot, Plum, Melon, Citrus, Persimmon
 Firm Fruit  Pear, Nectarine, Kiwi
 Hard Fruit  Avocado



 Unit  kgf(kgf/cm虏)  lbf(lbf/cm虏)  N(N/cm虏)  Pa
 Tip Diameter  3.5mm
 Range  0.2~5.0kgf/cm虏
 Resolution  0.01/0.1/1
 Accuracy  卤(1%H+0.1)kgf/cm虏
 Pressing Depth  10mm
 Operating Conditions  Temperature: 0~45掳C     Humidity: <90%RH
 Power Supply  2 x 1.5 V AAA Size (UM-4) Battery
 Dimensions  204x62x33mm (8.0x2.4x1.3inch)
 Weight  230g (without Batteries)

 Packing List 

Standard configuration: Main Unit/3.5mm Tip/Wrist Strap/Carrying Case/Operation Manual

OptionalUSB, RS-232C data cable with software/Bluetooth data out put with software

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