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 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...

March 15, 2018

Mechanical properties are physical properties, which include qualities such as stiffness, strength, and physical stability over time. Rheometry data indicates changes in physical stru...

March 7, 2018

Even if test methods are identical in every way and operators are well-trained, the samples themselves may be the cause of data discrepancies. Two samples taken from the same batch sh...

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