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Universal behaviour of silica suspensions gelled under shear

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Author(s)

Howard J. Hanley, Chris Muzny, J Bartlett, E. Drabarek

Abstract

The shear influenced gelation of three aqueous suspensions consisting of silica particles of nominal diameter 7, 12 and 24 nm, respectively, is reported. It is shown that the viscosity/stress of a gelling system increases with time after gel initiation, reaches a maximum, then falls to a plateau value. A very simple relation between this maximum stress and the precursor volume fraction is verified experimentally.
Citation
J. Phys.: Condensed Matter
Volume
19
Issue
41

Citation

Hanley, H. , Muzny, C. , Bartlett, J. and Drabarek, E. (2007), Universal behaviour of silica suspensions gelled under shear, J. Phys.: Condensed Matter, [online], https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/19/41/416108, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50432 (Accessed June 15, 2024)

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Created September 12, 2007, Updated October 12, 2021