The TA1 Series, manufactured by Lloyd®, is a single column texture analyzer, that is utilized to evaluate the textural properties in an extensive variety of products in different stages of manufacture. It consists of an extensive library of pre-programmed texture test set-ups based on international standards. It can perform rapid, detailed texture profile analysis for applications in an up to 102 kgf and the information of the test can be sent out to Microsoft® Word, Excel® and Outlook®. Furthermore, it suites in different variety of advanced fixtures for food textures and probes including the multi-purpose grips that is ideal for packaging testing. In addition, if features a +/- 0.5% down to 1% accuracy load in the value of the cell the supplies an effective range that minimizes that load cells count that is needed for the covering of the full force range.