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HPE-III-Fff Fruit Firmness Tester - Bareiss

Made in Germany
HPE Fff Fruit Hardness Tester
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The HPE Fff is designed for non-destructive hardness testing. Interchangeable anvils allow for fast and accurate measurement of fruits, vegetables, meat, and fish. A spring-loaded outer sleeve assists the operator in applying the correct pressure to achieve repeatable results. Common applications include peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, tomatoes, strawberries, apples, avocados, kohlrabi, carrots, cucumbers, radish, and more.

HPE Fff Fruit Tester anvils

Available Anvils

Size / ShapeApplication
Ø 2.5 mm ballkohlrabi, carrots, cucumber, radish, courgette, onion (firm)
Ø 5.0 mm ballavocados, papayas, apples, mangoes, cucumber, pepper,pears, oranges and citrus fruits, onions (soft)
radius 6.35 mmboiled potatoes, bananas, smoked fish, boiled beetroot
0.1 cm² (Ø 3.65 mm) cylindricalpeaches, apricots and plums
0.25 cm² (Ø 5.63 mm) cylindricalcherries, melons, tomatoes, blueberries, grapes, eggplant
0.50 cm² (Ø 7.98 mm) cylindricalstrawberries, water melons, broccoli, meat, tofu

Fruit Hardness Tester Demonstration Video


  • Interchangeable anvils for testing fruits, vegetables, meat, and fish
  • 1 Anvil is included, additional are sold separately


Measuring Range0-100 Empirical Units for Comparison
Battery Life200 Hours
Memory300 Readings

Complete Kit

The HPE Fff is supplied as a kit including the tester and a charger, in a foam-fitted case. The required anvils are sold separately.

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Item Description Price
HPE-II Fruit Firmness Tester WITHOUT ANVIL (Required) - fm00017
HPE-III Fruit Firmness Tester WITHOUT ANVIL (Required) - fm00018
Complete Set of 6 Anvils for Fff Tester
test anvil ball Ø2.5 mm for kohlrabi, cucumber, carrots, radish and etc. - fm00019
test anvil Ø5.0 mm for avocados, papayas, apples, mangoes and etc.. - fm00018
test anvil 0.25 cm² for cherries, melons, tomatoes, grapes and etc. - fm00016
test anvil 0.50 cm² for strawberries, water melons, broccoli, meat and etc. - fm00017
test anvil ball r = 6.35 mm for boiled potatoes, bananas, smoked fish and etc. - fm00021
test anvil 0.1 cm² for peaches, apricots and plums - fm00015
Factory Works Calibration Certificate for Fff - Covers Spring and Anvil
Factory Works Calibration Certificate for Fff - Covers Spring ONLY
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