C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc. throughout the years has been setting standards by which all others are judged, thus becoming synonymous with valued leadership, trusted experience and reliable service.

As a forerunner in manufacturing testing equipment designed for measuring and recording rheology, viscosity, processing development, laboratory scale compounding, extrusion, mixing applications and moisture, The Chemical Division of C.W. Brabender® has delivered the highest quality instrumentation to attain the desired results demanded by Quality Control, Product Development, Research Applications environments and much more.

As an originator in manufacturing laboratory instrumentation designed for testing the physical properties and quality of various materials and food systems utilized in the food industry, The Food Characterization Division of C.W. Brabender® has delivered the highest quality instrumentation to the Milling, Baking, Starch and numerous other industries.

C.W. Brabender® instrumentation has been a central force in establishing many of today’s standard test procedures
required by professional organizations such as:

• ASTM • DIN • ISO • AACC

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Chemical Division
Core Strengths:

• Capillary Rheometry
• Compounding
• Extrusion
• Small Scale Processing
• Fusion Behavior Studies
• Cure Rate Studies
• Effect of Additives & Fillers
• Pigment Dispersion
• Moisture
• Absorption
• Density
• Mixing Studies

Food Characterization Division
Core Stregths:

• Viscosity
• Rheology
• Gelatinization
• Moisture
• Extensibility
• Extrusion
• Absorption
• Milling
• Texture

...where quality is measured.