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thix·o·trop·ic

(thik'sō-trop'ik),
Pertaining to, or characterized by, thixotropy.

thix·o·trop·ic

(thik'sō-trō'pik)
Pertaining to, or characterized by, thixotropy.

thixotropic

fully reversible property of certain gels, e.g. synovial fluid, to become less viscous when subjected to shear stress
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The graphs are also a good example of a system showing thixotropic behavior.
The thixotropic effect, coupled with suspension and rapid recovery, provides benefits beyond just rheology modification.
Despite that, current findings suggest that at these parameters, the thixotropic property of this material is not favourable.
As observed in Figures 1 and 2, all samples showed thixotropic characteristics, due to differences of tension and viscosity between rising and descending curve.
Quickly developing thixotropic properties to prevent flow.
This thixotropic liquid threadlocker does not migrate once applied to a fastener's surface.
They can be equipped with two different types of sweep blades: the Side-wall Scraper for thixotropic materials, and the Anchor Helix Scraper blade for heavier, tackier materials.
Mapegrout T 80 is a single component sulphate and chloride resistant, fibre-reinforced thixotropic high-strength mortar for the repair of concrete, whilst Mapegrout ME 06, is a high-strength, shrinkage compensated, super flow micro-concrete.
The viscosity of the alloy is reduced due to the material's thixotropic state, and it can therefore flow into the desired form with higher precision than in either casting or forging.
It has also exposed thixotropic mud, which acts in a similar way to quicksand, and rubbish including fridges, has landed on the beach from an exposed landfill site dating back to Victorian times.
It is suited for rheological evaluation of materials through the direct measurement of viscosity, yield stress, thixotropic response, creep and other flow properties.
Four products are offered in the collection: Natpure Gum, a thickener for aqueous phase based on vegetable gums; Natpure Cellgum, a cellulosic ingredient allowing the formulation of surfactant-free emulsions while creating a thixotropic gel adapted to sprayable products; Natpure Sol, a natural solubilizer derived from sugar cane presenting excellent emulsifying properties for Of W emulsions and, Natpure SF, an emulsifier with a low HLB for W/O emulsions.