Firmness + Color + Size of fruits and vegetables -

automatic machine

Wonderful version : Avocado, Strawberry, Apple, Pear, Raspberry,

Blackberry, Tomato, Citrus... and Blueberry, grape or cherry using the

new “Firmtech” configuration

From Techlab, Viet Nam : The machine will be for a very big university in Ho Chi Minh, and it is a good reference for our coming business From United, South Africa : Thank you very very much for the skype video call this morning. We are happy now- the machine  is working perfectly =) From Southerncrops, Argentina : Looks Great and very useful !! Que buen equipo!! abrazo,
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From Total Berry UK : We have received the first Softlab thank very much I would like to order another one please that is exactly the same From OGC, USA The softlab is the most objective device on the market. It is essentially our only choice. From Oregon, Blueberries Long story short, we absolutely thrilled with the machines. They are everything we expected and then some. We’ve been using them for a couple of weeks now and are completely comfortable using them.  Whenever anyone asks what I recommend, I can assure you that AGROSTA will the first words to come out of my mouth. From Ocean Spray, USA : Spent some time working with the Winterwood today. It is an ingenious machine. Setup was pretty straightforward From Ocean Spray, USA : First off I must say it is quite a versatile machine, it has done a good job of streamlining the process of both sizing and firmness testing thus far.  Furthermore, retests performed on random batches have so far come up nearly identical to the results of the first tests, which is a great sign.
From BBC, New Zealand : We would like to purchase one of these machines for firmness testing of Blueberries. We have a Firmtech, but have found it unreliable with its measurements From Fall Creek, Mexico : The machine has been working well so far, I´m happy with the results
© Made by Agrosta 2020 lak@agrosta.org
 Blueberries Company in South Africa : I appreciate the help and love the new machine
From Agroservicios, Chile : The new machine works perfect so far US Department of Agriculture : We did receive the machine, it is so compact and sturdy! Very good engineering! we are really amazed with how close the size measurement is to our hand measurement. The averages are very good!  Thank you again for all of your support in getting us started. We are excited about using the Agrosta, we think it is a big advancement for our laboratory!
Latest News

October 2019 :

- New constant pressure parameters for soft fruits according to FIRMTECH - New turntables in plexiglass : More rigidity and better accuracy in color measurement - Our turntable machines come now with a BARCODE scanner, and the software adapted for BARCODE management, The price stays unchanged - Tray reinforced for a pressure capacity up to 17 Kg, which covers all standards in fruit and vegetables business
Agrosta Wonderful configured for FIRMTECH testing Agrosta Wonderful Fruits frimness tester

Our Wonderful machine has been designed in order to provide a quick and accurate solution

to growers, packers, marketing companies and researchers in the fruits and vegetables sector. It is a computer conected machine (USB), setup is made by user within a few minutes It combines a colorimeter, a firmness tester (penetrometer or deflection measurement system) and a size measurement system

AGROSTA®WONDERFUL comes with :

- 4 tips diameter 11mm (1cm2), 8mm (0.5cm2) (for penetrometry) , spheric 10mm and flat 40mm (for firmtech testing) - 2 Turntables accoring to your requirements - A software for Windows (Compatible with all version of Windows : XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10..) - A power module with plug according to your country (110 V to 240 V) - A USB cable for connection with computer - A spring that maintains the fruits on the table during measurement (Can be removed)

Machine capacity :

- Load cell capacity up to 17 Kg, which covers all standard testing methods - Accuray +/- 2 grams - Stepper motors making 6400 steps per rotation - Color measurement is made by a spectrophotometer that provides 6 values along the visible range : Purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red - Position precision 0,3 mm

Software capacity :

- You can adjust the penetration stroke and speed - 2 graphs are displayed : Firmness and size - Firmness is given in Grams and MilliLb - Color is given with no unit, you can calibrate the color using the adjustment factors in software (Maximum obtained for a pure white paper) - Size is given in mm - Statistics are provided for the firmness - All data is exportable to Excel using the right click of you rmouse, graphs are exportable as well - You have the choice between 2 options : - Fix displacement and measure pressure (Usually when used as penetrometer for hard fruits) - Fix pressure and measure displacement (Usually for deflection measurement of soft fruits like Firmtech standard) In the first case, you can adjust the penetration stroke in mm, and in the second case, the pressure to be reached in grams
Automatic penetrometer for apples Wonderful Version 2019 of Agrosta Wonderful fruits quility checker


 

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Very fast firmness tester : Can measure using

penetrometry (Apple, Pear, Strawberry..) or crush

resistance (Tomato, Blueberry, Cherry, Citrus)

Wonderfast version : This version focuses on speed, it measures firmness

and size (An optional colorimeter can measure the color from under the

tray during the cycle)

Wonderfast is able to measure 10 fruits within 40 seconds

It comes with : - A software for Windows (All versions) that includes a light version of Excel (The data is directly stored under Excel format), and you can use Agrosta software in order to create, open and modify Excel files - One turntable that can be easily removed for cleaning : There are several versions of the turntable, and you can order additional tables for measuring a wide variety of fruits - The following tables are available : - 10 cups for apple, peach or orange.. - 20 cups hemispheric cups for cherry, apricot, cranberry - 20 cups with ovale cups for grapes or raspberries - 32 cups for blueberry (4 different models according to berry size range) - A double core processor (One core is managing the pressure measurements, and one core is managing the motors) - A heavy structure with high tech guides (self lubricated) and lead screw - High quality stepper motors - Laser cut reinforcements in aluminium - 1 Tip of 11, 1 tip of 8 and one flat tip of 40mm - Artificial intelligence : The biggest fruit has to be placed first on the table, then the machine manages the stroke of the carriage in order to optimize the cycle time This machine is designed for intensive use - When using for penetrometry, a spring placed on the sensor head maintains the fruit on the table during measurement (The fruit does not rise with the measuring head) : Picture on the right side -> You can define the number of fruits you want to measure, even more than the tray capacity, just replace the fruits during the cycle (You don’t need to stop) You can make continuous measurements The turntable positioning is extremely accurate, using a stepper motor (6400 steps per rotation) and a switch. each cup arrives exactly under the sensor head, and the fruits are tested in their middle. When used as penetrometer, you can remove a piece of skin on 2 opposite sides of the fruit, and return the fruits during the cycle (As shown with apples on the video)

Price :

- 4700 € including 2 turntables

- 215 € for each additional table

- 405 € for the optional colorimeter (Placed under the cups)

Transport with DHL or Fedex included worldwide, Customs fees excluded - Machine

expedited 2 weeks after payment - Payment possible on our shop page

High quality construction for Wonderfast firmness tester for fruits fast fruit texture analyzer by agrosta Wonderfast used as penetrometer Citrus firmness hardness tester Software of Agrofast firmness tester for fruits

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Alternative if you need a lot of data, for deep research, and a curve

for each fruit : Agrosta Angele

Agrosta Angele provides a curve and a lot of data for each fruit, it provides many texture parameters : Firmness, Cohesiveness, Elasticity, Brittleness, Gumminess.. It takes 80 measurements per second, so you can have up to thousands of measurements for each fruit The data flow and software of Angele are different, but the hardware is the same as Wonderfast

Price :

- 5800 € including 2 turntables

- 215 € for each additional table

- No optional colorimeter

© Made by Agrosta 2020 lak@agrosta.org

Firmness + Color + Size of fruits

and vegetables - automatic

machine

Wonderful version : Avocado, Strawberry, Apple,

Pear, Raspberry, Blackberry, Tomato, Citrus... and

Blueberry, grape or cherry using the new

“Firmtech” configuration

From OGC, USA The softlab is the most objective device on the market. It is essentially our only choice. From Oregon, Blueberries Long story short, we absolutely thrilled with the machines. They are everything we expected and then some. We’ve been using them for a couple of weeks now and are completely comfortable using them.  Whenever anyone asks what I recommend, I can assure you that AGROSTA will the first words to come out of my mouth. From Ocean Spray, USA : First off I must say it is quite a versatile machine, it has done a good job of streamlining the process of both sizing and firmness testing thus far. Furthermore, retests performed on random batches have so far come up nearly identical to the results of the first tests, which is a great sign. From United, South Africa : Thank you very very much for the skype video call this morning. We are happy now- the machine  is working perfectly =) From Total Berry UK : We have received the first Softlab thank very much I would like to order another one please that is exactly the same From Ocean Spray, USA : Spent some time working with the Winterwood today. It is an ingenious machine. Setup was pretty straightforward From Techlab, Viet Nam : The machine will be for a very big university in Ho Chi Minh, and it is a good reference for our coming business From Southerncrops, Argentina : Looks Great and very useful !! Que buen equipo!! abrazo, From BBC, New Zealand : We would like to purchase one of these machines for firmness testing of Blueberries. We have a Firmtech, but have found it unreliable with its measurements Blueberries Company in South Africa : I appreciate the help and love the new machine From Agroservicios, Chile : The new machine works perfect so far US Department of Agriculture : We did receive the machine, it is so compact and sturdy! Very good engineering! we are really amazed with how close the size measurement is to our hand measurement. The averages are very good!  Thank you again for all of your support in getting us started. We are excited about using the Agrosta, we think it is a big advancement for our laboratory!

Our Wonderful machine has been designed in

order to provide a quick and accurate solution

to growers, packers, marketing companies and researchers in the fruits and vegetables sector. It is a computer conected machine (USB), setup is made by user within a few minutes It combines a colorimeter, a firmness tester (penetrometer or deflection measurement system) and a size measurement system

AGROSTA®WONDERFUL comes with :

- 3 tips diameter 11mm (1cm2), 8mm (0.5cm2) and 5 mm diameter according to international standards - 2 Turntables accoring to your requirements : Models available for apple, pear, orange + tomato, strawberry, raspberry, lemon, avocado, mango - Can be personalized - A software for Windows (Compatible with all version of Windows : XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10..) - A power module with plug according to your country (110 V to 240 V) - A USB cable for connection with computer - A spring that maintains the fruits on the table during measurement (Can be removed)

Machine capacity :

- Load cell capacity up to 17 Kg, which covers all standard testing methods - Accuray +/- 2 grams - Stepper motors making 6400 steps per rotation - Color measurement is made by a spectrophotometer that provides 6 values along the visible range : Purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red - Position precision 0,3 mm

Software capacity :

- You can adjust the penetration stroke and speed - 2 graphs are displayed : Firmness and size - Firmness is given in Grams and MilliLb - Color is given with no unit, you can calibrate the color using the adjustment factors in software (Maximum obtained for a pure white paper) - Size is given in mm - Statistics are provided for the firmness - All data is exportable to Excel using the right click of you rmouse, graphs are exportable as well

Very fast firmness tester : Can

measure using penetrometry

(Apple, Pear, Strawberry..) or

crush resistance (Tomato,

Blueberry, Cherry, Citrus)

Wonderfast version : This version focuses on

speed, it measures firmness and size (The

Wonderful version described hereafter measures

color as well, but is slower as it uses a mono-

core microprocessor)

It measures the firmness of 10 fruits within 40 seconds
Citrus firmness hardness tester Wonderfast used as penetrometer High quality construction for Wonderfast firmness tester for fruits
Agrosta Wonderful turntable machine Software of Agrofast firmness tester for fruits