gel point

gel point

[′jel ‚pȯint]
(physical chemistry)
Stage at which a liquid begins to exhibit elastic properties and increased viscosity.
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If you use a sugar thermometer the gel point is 104c if not, start testing when the bubbles start breaking more slowly.
To gel-spin PEO, a solvent was selected that induced similar behavior, including a well-defined gel point, while also maintaining a boiling point well in excess of the PEO melting temperature.
At the gel point an infinitely large cluster extends throughout the whole system, and a three-dimensional continuous network is formed [16].
He has been a pioneer in the development and commercialization of a process to produce EPDM containing high levels of vinyl norbomene without reaching the gel point.
In addition, high levels of patient satisfaction with Acanya Gel point to the potential for increased patient adherence to treatment, and thus, to improved clinical outcomes.
The small strain data indicated that the gel point occurred at lower temperatures for the 12% fat flours--about 65 C to 72 C--compared to the 28% fat flours, for which the gel point occurred at greater than 80 C.
But B20 (20% biodiesel, 80% regular diesel--more commonly available than B100) has a gel point of -15[degrees]F.
The method reported by Barminas and Osemeahon (2006) was adopted for the determination of viscosity and gel point of the UF resins.
But once o-o-p methylol attains the threshold limit, the network formation is rapid, arising out of the availability of a higher concentration of o-o and o-p methylols and their resoles, which help o-o-p methylol to form a network very quickly and reach the gel point.
It extends the gel point and allows extended foam flow, especially when used with a strong blowing catalyst.
Many researchers have shown that the crossover of G' and G" is a good indication of gel point.
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