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In the Blink of an Eye - Viscosity of Eye Drops

Posted by Joseph Chun

Jan 23, 2018 10:32:36 AM

Wow, it's already more than halfway through January within the new year. Time really does fly, huh? We hope that 2018 has been good and already have been a learning experience so far.

Formulate your eye drops properly

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Topics: Application Focus, m-VROC, General Information, Proteins, Viscometer, Small Sample Viscometer

LAPONITE - Use to Enhance Cell Growth & Drug Delivery

Posted by Grace

Sep 13, 2017 9:19:53 PM

Laponite is an additive which is by definition, "a unique specialty additive; a layered silicate manufactured from naturally occurring inorganic mineral sources." The main purpose in which Laponite serves can be separated into two major uses:

1) Rheology Modifier — Laponite is added to various consumer products to improve stability; many products have been shear sensitive or thixotropic behavior. Laponite is often used as a thickener in cosmetics.

2) Film Former  Laponite produces film to create electrically conductive coatings

Aside from these two major uses, Laponite has been used in the healthcare industry as a bioink additive to hydrogels, enabling a habitable environment for stem cells and also playing a role in creating a biodegradable containment for drug delivery.

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Topics: Application Focus, Applications, Automatic Viscometer, Inks Viscosity

Lu's Corner: Let's Talk About Viscosity

Posted by LuLu

Jul 11, 2017 10:13:00 AM

*Lu's Corner is a new concept hosted by our Technical Specialist, Lu Lu. Lu has been a Technical Specialist with RheoSense for over 2 years. Through meticulous customer relationship development and continuous exploration of new applications, Lu has been able to provide a level of outstanding customer service and support.

 What do we talk about when we talk about viscosity? A series stories of viscosity in life.

Story One - Cosmos and Cosmetics

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Topics: Applications, Fun with Viscosity, General Information, RheoSense, Inc., Viscosity Measurements, viscosity, Injectability, Application Focus

Calibration/General Maintenance for your viscometer

Posted by Dave Fox

Jun 27, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Did you know that even a deadweight machine that is capable of applying 4,448,222 Newtons or 1 million pounds of force? 

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Topics: Application Focus, Fun with Viscosity, General Information, FYI

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