Measures firmness by penetrometry for crunchy fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, kiwis, etc. through the manual operation of a probe.

The MANUAL PÉNÉFEL measures with precision the maximum resistance to penetration of a standard probe thanks to its electronic force meter.

It is mounted on a slide fitted with a lever that allows lowering the PÉNÉFEL onto the fruits.
Calibration certificate issued by the Laboratoire National d’Essai’s bureau for the South of France (L.N.E. Sud).

PENEFEL MANUEL in 4 arguments

  • More than 3,200 machines in service world-wide.
  • Long-lasting.
  • Guaranteed calibration monitoring.
  • In stock.

PENEFEL MANUEL - Its advantages



SETOP is CTIFL-approved
(Centre Technique Interprofessionnel

des Fruits & Légumes)

Measurement of firmness.
Excellent repeatability.
Great ease of use.

Calculates for the tested samples a homogeneity index.

The recorded data can be transferred to an IT system over a USB port.