Application Note

Application Note: Spaghetti Sauce

Source: AMETEK Brookfield

Spaghetti sauce is a condiment or dressing usually served with various pasta dishes, often consisting of chopped tomatoes, tomato purée and various other ingredients, depending upon the sauce.

Test Equipment:

  • Spring Torque Range: Various, such as RV or HA
  • Spindle: Various T-bars, such as T-B, T-C or T-D
  • Accessory: Helipath Stand
  • Speed, rpm: Various, such as 5 rpm


Spaghetti sauce is heterogeneous – it consists of a moderate-viscosity liquid filled with deformable solid particles. Therefore, the viscosity or rheology of the mixture as a whole must be evaluated, to properly characterize the material.