One of the most commonly asked questions we receive from our clients is centered around the topic of shear rates and what to expect when dealing with various applications. Now most of you have a general idea on what shear rate means, but we want to take it one step further and illustrate several key components when dealing with shear rates.
Starting this month, we're excited to announce the production of a new series of videos on our fully automatic, high throughput viscometer: VROC® Initium. In the first half of the series, our specialists and Initium production engineers explain step-by-step on how to correctly and safely set up and configure your instrument. Each instructional video will range anywhere from 3 minutes to 10 minutes. Each video includes tips or other helpful information to ensure optimal functionality and capabilities of your VROC® Initium. We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have, as well as creating additional media content topics suggested from you, our clients.
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A couple weeks ago, our technical specialists Rick Paulino and Gordon Stack measured different brands and types of olive oil. Our two technical specialists were specifically testing to see if there was a difference in viscosity between 100% pure olive oil compared to olive oil that has been blended with 10% canola oils. Their study concluded there was a ~10 cP difference between the oils, with olive oil boasting a higher viscous characteristic.
In the next coming weeks, we have been ramping up our webinars and increasing production of various informational videos for you. We are happy to take suggestions and any questions that you have regarding viscosity measurements. We hope to address all inquiries and release videos as frequently as possible for your benefit. So feel free to comment below or message us directly if you have any inquiries or questions that you want answered!
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Measuring your samples is only part of the scientific process. Once you have all of your measurements is when the tough task of analyzing all your data begins. Data analysis can be a long and pain staking process, as you work to consolidate all your data, analyze it and then transform your analysis into some sort of digestible presentation.
We are excited to announce the release of Clariti: The official VROC® Initium software for data organization and analysis. Clariti is the first software in the market to fully analyze sample injectability as well as calculating and suggesting recommended injection rates based upon your sample data.
This software enables users to replace traditional data analysis such as Excel/Word documents toward a smoother, easier, and accessible user interface that generate an array of comprehensive graphs as well as providing a thorough detailed analysis. Clariti brings all of your data together into one database, which allows you to easily set filters & criteria and create plots to help illustrate your data. The data analysis function produces easily digestible reports and allows you to tailor your parameters to project recommendations or visual presentations when generating your reports.
Clariti is also fully equipped with various functions that are easily modifiable that are incorporated with interchangeable parameters to accommodate per user preference. For instance, graph scaling abilities are added so you can compare reference points for various measurements and analysis!
One of the most exciting features of Clariti is the software's ability to provide quick and accurate measurement analysis, including intrinsic viscosity.
You really have to see for yourself; the finalized product that our software developers have been working tirelessly to ensure user versatility and smooth interface for optimal accessibility and advanced functionality.
"With RheoSense Clariti, we’ve managed to simplify and redefine the process of data selection and analysis to the service of the user. We don’t know how we could make things any more essential or simpler than Clariti" - Rama Varma, Senior Software Engineer
Want to see Clariti in action? Download our webinar to see just what Clariti can do!
We hope everyone is doing well as we reach the half-mark of 2018! It is no wonder that May and June tend to be extremely busy, as many of you are preparing for vacation or travel. Make sure to wear sunblock and other preventative measures to keep you from excessive heat & direct exposure from UV rays!