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Gelatin Bloom Strength Tester

Gelatin Bloom Strength Tester

Gelatin Gel Testing Equipment

UJS Gelatin Bloom Strength Tester System is used to measure the bloom of gelatin. UJS Gel strength tester consist of main box, driving system, sensor, probe assembly, & circular table assembly. The default depth is 4mm but can be adjusted up to 80mm. It is highly important the preparation of the gelatin solution and gel, and the measuring of the Bloom strength are fulfilled with high precision and according to the standardized methods to secure reproducible and reliable results

Gelatin Bloom Strength Tester System Consists of

  • UJS-2 Jelly Strength Tester
  • American codex/No.22/VSPXX
  • UZL-2 Refrigerator
  • UHW-2 Constant Temperature Bath


What does it mean to bloom gelatin?

Bloom is a test to measure the strength of a gel or gelatin, as a means of monitoring the effects of quality, concentration and processing methods. It is the force, expressed in grams, necessary to depress by 4mm the surface of a gelatine gel with a standard 0.5" diameter cylinder probe. Gelatin is defined as a mixture of water soluble proteins derived from collagen by hydrolysis. The functionality of gelatin is directly influenced by its strength, so it is used by the world’s gelatin producers and end-users as a key quality indicator.
A higher Bloom values mean higher prices.

Understanding gelatin is important in the production of capsules because gelatin-related factors are directly related to the absorption and bioavailability of a drug.

Gelatin Bloom Strength Tester

Gel Bloom Strength Testing

# Model UJS-2
1 Test Range 5 ~ 1000gr
2 Test Accuracy ±0.05% ±1g
3 Travel 1 ~ 80mm
4 Travel Accuracy ± 0.1mm
5 Temperature Control Range 5 ~ 39.9°C
6 Temperature Control Range Accuracy ± 0.1 °C
7 Cooling Time 30 min
8 Volume Accuracy ± 0.5ml
9 Power 110V, 60Hz, 1200W