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Peldom Elongational Viscosity

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Capillary rheology measurements are performed using using a zero L/D orifice die and a 20 L/D die. A range of flow rates is used, attempting to cover a shear rate range of 10-10,000/s. The entrance losses are obtained from these measurements. The Peldom software is used to simulate this experiment and the elongational viscosity v. elongation rate data are extracted. For details of the methodology, click here.    
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1 - kg of pellets [details]


This data is valuable to estimate elongational or extensional viscosity of polymers.