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Measuring Viscosity Of Pastes

Source: AMETEK Brookfield
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Rotational viscometers have been used for many years for measuring fluid viscosity. Standard disk spindles are the most commonly used spindle geometry and require large, 600-mL sample containers. Other measurement geometries, such as coaxial cylinder or cone-and-plate geometry, provide options for measuring viscosity with limited sample volumes. Nevertheless, there are samples that present problems even with these techniques. Submitted by Brookfield Engineering