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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

FFR Specialized Research Resources
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•   Food-grade processing equipment including twin-screw extruder, steam jet
    cookers, drum dryers, Rotovap and Sweco separators, and high-speed mixers

•   Sensory evaluation laboratory

•   Supercritical fluid extraction pilot plant

•   Advanced rheological characterization laboratory with two TA ARES strain-
    controlled rheometers, TA AR2000 stress-controlled rheometer, Rheometrics 
    ACER capillary rheometer with slit-die capability, shear microscope,
    automated intrinsic viscometer

•   Food testing laboratory featuring RVA, Universal Material Test Machine,
    moisture analyzers, farinograph, mixograph, TA-XT2i texture analyzer, UV,
    Hunter colorimeter

Last Modified: 3/2/2014
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