ARES Rheometer

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ARES Rheometer

The ARES rheometer is a true strain controlled unit having the measuring transducer separated from the drive motor. This unit is versatile and can be operated in steady or dynamic modes.  The CMSC has fixtures for cone and plate, parallel plate, rectangular torsion for solids, and extensional viscosity fixture for polymeric films.  The unit is fitted with liquid nitrogen cooling giving an effective test temperature of -150 to 600oC.  Click here for the manufacturer's performance specifications.  The rheometer can be used for the study of polymeric melts, flow characteristcs, gel time, and much more. 

Location: 
4138 Engineering Building