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rheology

 [re-ol´ah-je]
the science of the deformation and flow of matter, such as the flow of blood through the heart and blood vessels.

rhe·ol·o·gy

(rē-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the deformation and flow of materials.
[rheo- + G. logos, study]

rhe·ol·o·gy

(rē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the deformation and flow of materials.
[rheo- + G. logos, study]

rheology

The study of the deformation and flow of matter in tubes and elsewhere. Rheology has become important in studies of blood flow in vessels.

rhe·ol·o·gy

(rē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the deformation and flow of materials.
[rheo- + G. logos, study]
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Rheology modifiers adjust the flow behavior and help formulators to control the rheology profile of the fluid products, for example paints, medicines, and consumer products.
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Steve Shaw, RAPRA Executive Director, commented: "We are extremely pleased to be working with Gammadot Rheology, experts in this area where scientific testing and measurement of 'real' materials are merged with highly specialised software modelling tools."
The webinars will run throughout the year and are expected to be especially useful for anyone new to rheology, or looking to effectively apply rheological analysis to the optimization of suspension/dispersion products.
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In addition to his seminal work on elastomer rheology and processing, his interest expanded further into studies related to experimental and theoretical rheology of filled thermoplastics.
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Thermo Electron is hosting a two-day seminar on rheology on June 15th and 16th at its Newington, NH facility.
Tokyo, Japan, Dec 8, 2005 - (JCN) - Rohm and Haas Japan has launched ACULYN 38, the company's proprietary rheology modifier for cosmetics and personal care products.