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thixotropic

That property of certain gels of becoming liquid when shaken or stirred.
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It provides very fast thixotropic recovery without fading or hysteresis, even under repeated or prolonged shear.
To evaluate whether torque registration can also be used to obtain information on the reaction kinetics, torque profiles were fitted with a kinetic formula derived from the model we developed previously [2, 40], Since the reaction mixture without homopolymer separation can be regarded as a basis for a product (thickening agent--viscosifier), the profiles of the apparent viscosity over time are also relevant for product properties like the occurrence of thixotropic behavior.
During this process, the thixotropic behaviour was not manifested strongly.
The sweet spot of modern, low-viscosity solder pastes with more stable thixotropic properties is much bigger than the sweet spot of earlier generation high-viscosity, more thixotropic solder pastes.
The material's thixotropic properties enable it to dispense easily, avoid slumping on vertical surfaces during assembly, and--after curing--maintain its vertical stability, even after long use, the company adds.
It is non-toxic and thixotropic with adhesion suitable for metals, rubbers, GRP, wood, glass, ABS, PVC, PC and PMMA.
Armacell says new thixotropic (gel-like) adhesives such as the new Armaflex RS850 are drip-resistant and guarantee neat application which has advantages for awkward installations where spillages would be hard to contain.
The thixotropic behavior of AFFINIS delivers excellent stability and does not drip from the tooth.
It will also offer a 'shrinkage compensated thixotropic mortar for cortical restoration of concrete'.
The second offering is shrinkage compensated thixotropic mortar for cortical restoration of concrete.
In combination, Huntsman says the system's good thixotropic and low exothermic properties lead to improved process efficiencies, characterised by easy handling and mixing, a long pot life of 240 minutes at 23[degrees]C, fast strength build-up and reduced curing cycle capabilities.
There have been a number of reported studies on using a feedstock material with a thixotropic characteristic (globular microstructure) to weld by employing different methods such as laser welding and friction stir welding, but problems arise with these methods including porosities, loss of alloying elements, bad geometry, and softening of the heat-affected zone resulting in a nonhomogenous microstructure in the heat-affected zone caused by the remelting temperature [1-3].