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Rheology - The Basics and Beyond

12/4/12 to 12/4/12
United States

 • Explore the basics of rheology defined as a tradeoff of two properties: Elasticity vs flow (in the wet state) or adhesion vs cohesion (In the dry polymer state)
• Understand how rheology is involved in the proper design of adhesives and the proper application using application equipment
• Learn about altering rheology as a tradeoff in properties and formulating to alter rheology
• Explore the measurement of rheological properties and the various methods and equipment used
• Gain an understanding of rheological curves to demonstrate the principle of time /temperature and pressure
• Discuss conformance to specifications or requirements as viewed from a rheological viewpoint



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