Journal Published Online: 01 March 1988
Volume 16, Issue 2

Flow of Semi-Solid Foods over Inclined Packaging Surfaces as an Index of Traction



A modified tilted plane procedure was evaluated for characterizing the traction property of fluid or semi-solid foods in contact with packaging surfaces. The method was shown to be a useful technique as demonstrated by studying the flow of tomato sauce, salad dressing, and mustard paste over five commonly used polymeric packaging film surfaces.

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Lai, CC
School of Packaging, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
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Stock #: JTE11155J
ISSN: 0090-3973
DOI: 10.1520/JTE11155J