Rheology Lab Information

Chalmers University of Technology
Kádár Group, Division of Engineering Materials, Department of Industrial and Materials Science
Rotational Rheometry
    (1) Anton Paar MCR702 TwinDrive
    (2) Anton Paar MRC702 MultiDrive-ready
Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis
    (3) Rheometrics RSA-II
Capillary rheometry
    (4) Göttfert Rheotester 2000 capillary rheometer
In-line instruments
    (5) Brabender 19/25D single screw extruder (custom inline setup)
(1) and/or (2)
  • Single and Twins drive (stress and strain controlled configurations
  • various plate-plate / cone-plate geometries, min 8 mm, max 50 mm diameters
  • 2x universal fixtures for custom geometries
  • Convection oven, max. 450C)
  • Evaporation unit (LN2), min -120C
  • Rectangular and circular DMA
  • Custom Rheology-SIPLI (shear induced polarized light imaging) setup)
  • Rheology-dielectric spectroscopy setup
  • Rheology-SAXS (small-angle x-ray scattering) setup and accessories
  • Interfacial rheology cell (bi-cone)
  • Extensional viscosity fixture (TwinDrive)
  • Double-gap bob-cub geometry
  • Custom independently rotating concentric cylinders flow visualization cell
  • High pressure cell (concentric cylinders cell), max. 300 bar
  • Extension, compression, 3-point bending, double cantilever fixtures
  • convection oven, Max. 350C
  • liquid nitrogen cooling, Min. 100C
  • circular dies min 0.5 mm, max. 2 mm (complete set for Bagley correction)
  • Pressure transducers: 50 bar, 500 bar, 2000 bar
  • hyperbolic contraction dies for extensional viscosity determinations
  • custom 2-channel mechanical pressure system
  • custom slit die for inline viscometry and normal stress differences (N1-N2)
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Program for the NRC 2020
The Nordic Rheology Conference will start on the afternoon August 25 and continue all day August 26. A tentative scientific program is now available on the NRC web page. Registration is open and you can register until June 15 for the reduced fee of SEK 750 (about 75 Euro).