G-R Manufacturing has been producing a wide range of meat testing equipment for over 50 years. The quality and reliability of the machines have been recognized by the meat processing industry worldwide for decades.
The G-R Meat Shear is available in two configurations:
1. Warner-Bratzler Shear Force Testing
2. Slice Shear Force Testing
Both machines are lightweight (less than 25 lbs.), portable (12” x 12” x 20”) and can be set up anywhere to quickly and easily conduct sample testing. Both devices are supplied with a digital force gauge which displays readings in N, kN, kg-f, oz-f and lb-f and have an accuracy of +/- 0.2% of capacity. The device is operated with a single switch that controls the upward and downward movement of the blade and is equipped with an emergency shut-off button.
The Warner-Bratzler Machine
The Warner-Bratzler Shear machine comes equipped with the traditional "V" style Warner-Bratzler blade and operates at a constant 225 mm/min. The machine is supplied with a 1/2" manual coring tool to prepare the samples for testing. The machine is equipped with a rechargeable 500 newton (50 kg) digital force gauge to measure and record peak force during sample processing.
Part Number: GR-151
Price: $4,250 plus S&H
The Slice Shear Machine
The Slice Shear machine comes equipped with a rectangular shear blade measuring just over 5 cm in width to accept a slice shear sample prepared using the Slice Shear Force Kit. The Slice Shear Force Kit is not included with this machine. The machine operates at a constant 500mm/min as per the Slice Shear test protocol from the USDA. The machine is equipped with a rechargeable 500 newton (50 kg) digital force scale to measure and record peak force during sample processing.
Part Number: GR-152
Price: $4,200 plus S&H