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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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Over last 15 years, there has been a renewed interest in these soft thixotropic materials, as the time-dependent phenomena observed in the same is akin to aging dynamics showed by molecular (including polymeric) glasses (4), (18), (19).
In this temperature interval, around 40-60% of the fluid fraction should be obtained, which is sufficient for achieving thixotropic behaviour (Omar et al.
1987) Mechanism of thixotropic behavior at relaxed joints in the rat.
Therefore the selection of the peelable solder mask depends less on the required temperature resistance during processing than on the surrounding conditions: The need to tent plated through-holes or achieve a high definition requires the use of special thixotropic or highly thixotropic inks.
It is a thixotropic formulation that can be used on vertical or overhead surfaces without running or sagging.
The mathematical model used to represent the thixotropic nature of the pudding included instantaneous Herschel-Bulkley and time-dependent structural parameters.
Thomas Swan at Consett is a leading manufacturer of speciality polyamide resins for use in manufacture of thixotropic alkyd resins.
3323 has high viscosity and a thixotropic nature, and is used to form the dam, while 3327 and 3329 are low viscosity materials used for the fill process.
Another quality that makes Remypro N80+ unique, the company said, is the fact that it is not thixotropic, which means that, unlike most proteins, it can be used at high levels without thickening.
Recommendations and documentation from test findings will include: sample preparation method; viscosity test equipment to be used; controlled shear rate and shear stress tests; temperature profiling; thixotropic (time sensitivity) testing; material structure recovery; data collection and reporting; establishing QC viscosity control limit values.
All of these things are known as thixotropic (thix-oh-TROPE-ik) solutions.
10 NATURE, Garlaschelli and two other Italian researchers propose that medieval alchemists could have created a thixotropic substance that looked like blood by mixing water and salt with a mineral called molysite.