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An extensional vibrorheometer for viscofluid polymers

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An extensional vibrorheometer and a system for its automatic control have been developed. The instrument which has been created makes it possible to investigate liquid polymers under conditions of extensional deformation under a regime where\(\mathop \varepsilon \limits^.\)=const. Such investigations may be carried out over a wide range of rates and deformations with the simultaneous superimposition on the extensional flow of periodic deformations covering a range of frequencies exceeding three decimal orders.

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Institute of Polymer Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Latvian SSR, Riga. Translated from Mekhanika Polimerov, No. 2, pp. 336–343, March–April, 1976.

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Leitland, V.V., Briedis, I.P., Adavich, P.N. et al. An extensional vibrorheometer for viscofluid polymers. Polymer Mechanics 12, 291–298 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00856468

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  • Polymer
  • Automatic Control
  • Extensional Flow
  • Liquid Polymer
  • Extensional Deformation