Murray Rheology Blog

June 7, 2018

Instead of timing it yourself, let the rheometer software automate the temperature equilibration step in the test program. Either set a specific time or allow for the test to begin af...

May 31, 2018

While common measuring systems such as plates, cones, and cylinders are readily available in various dimensions and materials, there are times when a custom measuring system is best....

May 18, 2018

Magma is a colloid consisting of various rock particulates in many shapes and crystal sizes, with the concentration depending on the geological features of the underground mantle. (1,...

May 11, 2018

For an initial rheometry test, a constant shear rate over time is a great way to establish if the foam structure is stable under a low shear. Shear stress values should remain at cons...

May 4, 2018

Foams have experimental limitations due to the transient changes in cell size, stability, and physical properties over the course of the measurement. Structural instabilities often ar...

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