viscoelasticity

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viscoelasticity

[¦vis·kȯ‚i‚las′tis·əd·ē]
(mechanics)
Property of a material which is viscous but which also exhibits certain elastic properties such as the ability to store energy of deformation, and in which the application of a stress gives rise to a strain that approaches its equilibrium value slowly.
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HONG KONG, Oct 7, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Sinomax Group Limited ("Sinomax," together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (stock code: 1418), a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of quality visco-elastic ("memory foam") pillows, mattress toppers and mattresses in the United States (the "U.
However, eliminating the visco-elastic gluten protein represents a technological challenge.
Non-homogeneous visco-elastic tapered plates are mainly used for two-fold requirements of safety and economy due to their high strength, high temperature resistance characteristics, low cost and high durability.
Increasing spinning distance results in reduction of electric force and an increase in polymer solution concentration results in higher visco-elastic forces which restrict stretching of polymer solution jets leading to the formation of thicker fibers.
The company made its first venture into foam products, with presentations in polyurethane, visco-elastic and a new hybrid foam, exclusive to Hollander; called Energex, This foam has the density of polyurethane foam but mimics the feel of memory foam--and, like memory foam, it conforms to the body's shape and has instant recovery.
Among them are discussions of characteristics of laser-generated visco-elastic Rayleigh waves, selective optical gas sensors using butterfly wing scales nanostructures, fabricating a monolithic integrated bimaterial resonant uncooled infrared sensor, different kinds of carbon-based material for resistive gas sensing, direct surface relief formation in polymer films, using a microwave sensor as an online indicator of neurological impairment during surgical procedures, improving amorphous selenium photodetector performance using an organic semiconductor, and evaluating the polarization state of integrated piezoelectric sensors and actuators using the thermal wave method.
Using the latest in visco-elastic technology, Zen Bedrooms has designed a memory foam mattress that is ideal for those who suffer from aches and pains.
The focus of the DMA method is on the visco-elastic properties of polymers.
Memory Foam, also known as visco-elastic foam, is heat and pressure sensitive and it moulds quickly to the shape of the body.
Included are endurance tests, aged sample surface analysis, squeeze-push prototype, and visco-elastic response.