French Fries

Photovolt’s 580-PC reflectance meter is used in the potato processing industry to measure the quality of frozen french fries, macerated chips and other potato products.  Photovolt has been a standard in potato measurement since the 80’s with publications dating back to 1973.

Color measurements are an efficient, easy quality check in potato processing.  The Photovolt 580-PC makes important characteristics such as: uneven coloration, dark stem from sugar content and mottling easy to notice.

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Photovolt’s 580-PC reflectance meterPictured Above:
Photovolt 580-PC-S reflectance meter with D Search unit

577 Reflectance Meter with Y search unit, green color filter and 68% reflectance plaquePictured Above:
577 Reflectance Meter with Y search unit, green color filter and 68% reflectance plaque

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USDA Color values

USDA 1 > 44% Reflectance
USDA 2 = 35 to 44% Reflectance
USDA 3 = 26 to 34.9% Reflectance
USDA 4 < 25.9% Reflectance

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