pseudoplastic


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pseudoplastic

[¦sü·dō′plas·tik]
(biology)
Referring to an organism which lacks the capacity for major modification or for evolutionary differentiation.
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In modelling, such a complicated structure is derived as a pseudoplastic fluid [42] or as a viscous compressible fluid [43,44].
Coapur[TM] is a wide and compatible range of polyurethane thickeners from Newtonian to pseudoplastic profiles.
In reality, the injection molding process involves applying immense amounts of pressure to force a pseudoplastic, non-Newtonian fluid into a closed system at very high temperatures and velocities.
The red pigments also show impressive results for viscosity and flow behavior: coating systems formulated with the new Bayferrox red pigments usually display only slightly pseudoplastic behavior, even at high pigment concentrations.
3a it is easily observed that organoclay incorporation increases melt viscosities at low frequencies and intensifies the pseudoplastic behavior of all nanocomposites compared to the ternary blend.
As shown in figure 2, the viscosities of all ice cream mixes studies were decreasing as the shear rate was increased, indicating a pseudoplastic or shear-thinning behavior.
The viscosity of feedstocks containing only paraffin wax and only beeswax, as well as that formulated with paraffin wax and stearic acid, decreases with shear rate, which corresponds to the pseudoplastic behavior generally required for LPIM feedstock (Figures 4(a), 4(b), and 4(c)).
Applications: Jungbunzlauer offers a smooth flow xanthan gum, which can heighten viscosity in foundation applications, but also provide a pseudoplastic rheology profile when poured, pumped, or sprayed.
Koerner summarized work being done to improve spray paint application by modifying the shear rheology of paint to be somewhat pseudoplastic and thixotropic.
Study of the rheological properties revealed coatings to be pseudoplastic in nature for all different concentrations of chitosan (Abdou et al.
Because with soy milk substitution in ice cream, the amount of pseudoplastic (or shear thinning) increases; due to the presence of high amounts of fiber composition.