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What are Liquid Properties? Why Should Anyone Care?

Posted by Art Gatenby on Aug 10, 2017 2:59:24 PM

The first question is, "What are Liquid Properties?" Are they some kind of underwater real estate?

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Topics: Automatic Surface Tension Measurment, Measure Viscosity, Consistency, contact angle, density

How to Get Consistent and Accurate Test Results with a Rotational Viscometer

Posted by Amanda Ranowsky on Mar 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Most rotational viscometer specifications promise high test accuracy and repeatability. However, an instrument on its own cannot guarantee accurate results. Instrument set-up and using the right test parameters are critical pieces of the puzzle. 

Test parameters and turbulence are two key factors to consider when preparing to test with a rotational viscometer. The spindle, speed setting, and temperature of the product are some of the parameters that can impact test results. Additionally, turbulence in the sample’s flow during a test will distort viscosity readings. Knowing how to manage these two factors can significantly contribute to the accuracy of your testing.

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Topics: Measure Viscosity, Viscometers, Viscosity, Dynamic Viscosity, rotational viscometer

Why Test for Viscosity in Food

Posted by Art Gatenby on May 6, 2015 4:35:00 PM

When people hear of viscosity for the first time, invariably they ask these three questions:

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Topics: Newtonian Fluid, Measure Viscosity, Viscometers, Viscosity, Viscosity in Food

How Can I Measure Viscosity?

Posted by Art Gatenby on Nov 12, 2013 2:29:00 PM

 

How Can I Measure Viscosity? The answer, like most answers in the measurement world, is it depends. To find out what it depends on we'll start with defining viscosity.
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Topics: "Ask Art", Newtonian Fluid, Measure Viscosity, Viscometers, Viscosity

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