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gel time

(jel tīm)
Temporal duration required for a colloid solution to become a semisolid or solid gel; often refers to the setting time of hydrocolloid impression materials.
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Nonvolatile content (NVC) and gel time of lignin phenolic resin.
reported the catalytic effect of different metal ions on the gel time of polymerization system in gelcasting.
Gel times and properties at gel and 1000 s after gel.
Lower peak exotherm temperatures and higher gel time were observed, which can lead to better proccessability of the modified formulations.
Though the mixing time at this peak (Table 4) corresponds approximately to the gel time measured in static conditions, it does not define the gel time under dynamic conditions.
Shift time of the gel time as a function of the cure temperature.
As it was mentioned before the gel time of the epoxy system is about 45 minutes, but for molding just 20 to 25 minutes are available.
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Gel time of resin was evaluated with 2 g of resin in the test tube at 100[degrees]C by the time needed for loss of fluidity.
Also the decrease in the gel time, the time at which the gel point is observed, is an indication that the reaction proceeds faster as the concentration of PI increases.
Conner (1996) reported that the procedure for the synthesis of urea formaldehyde resins offers a wide range of conditions which make the synthesis of these resins with important properties such as gel time, tack and spreadibility of the uncured resin possible.