Author Archives: Steve Carrington

Published 19 Nov 2015

Polymer solution rheology to protein aggregation

Polymer solution rheology to protein aggregation – Following Sir G.I. Taylor In a very fortuitous way indeed, from my academic research at Bristol University through to my work here at Malvern, I have managed to maintain a connection with the brilliant…READ MORE >

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Published 4 Jun 2013

Rheology of suspensions

Suspension Rheology Understanding rheological properties of suspensions and how particle characteristics are controlling factors Given the complementary range of materials characterization techniques we have here at Malvern, the measurement of dispersed systems – from suspensions, emulsions and foams, to pastes and…READ MORE >

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Published 7 Feb 2013

Kinexus rheometer capabilities are really something to chew on

Thinking back to those early design meetings that the development team here at Malvern Panalytical undertook at the inception of the Kinexus rheometer project, one of our key aims was to deliver a new rheometer platform that enabled total flexibility…READ MORE >

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Published 30 Oct 2012

Is ‘The Blob’ a rheology fright night movie?

If you take a listen to the theme tune for the 1958 B-movie classic ‘The Blob’, you’ll hear a song that sounds bizarrely cheerful and frivolously upbeat, for a film that has probably been the cause of recurring night terrors…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Sep 2012

Understanding rheological properties – did they do it better in the Sixties??

Prior to coming to Malvern, I spent my time at Bristol University as a researcher looking at rheological properties of non-Newtonian fluids in microfluidic channels. Part of my role was also to give an introductory lecture course on Rheology to…READ MORE >

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Published 10 Jul 2012

Rheology and Theology make a biblical connection

If you’ve ever used a spell checker to review an article which includes the word ‘rheology’, then you might have come across a ‘theology’ connection, as that’s what you’re usually prompted to change the word to! But rheology really does…READ MORE >

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Published 19 Jun 2012

Hydrogels – a focus for visionary new biomaterials

Characterizing hydrogels is an area that we are seeing a rapid increase of interest, primarily due to their use in the development of novel biomaterials and in various biomedical applications. Hydrogels are a class of gels – materials with a…READ MORE >

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Published 29 May 2012

Dispersion rheology helps keep Euro 2012 in play!

In anticipation of the start of Euro 2012, thoughts probably turn more to the upcoming festival of football (or soccer depending on your whereabouts) – and maybe the odd beer to celebrate or commiserate match results – as opposed to…READ MORE >

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Published 25 Apr 2012

Unravelling the secrets of the web with rheology

Customer contact is always something that is maintained here at Malvern – with our Customer Support and Technical and Application teams available to ensure our users are able to get the most out of their instruments. Since many of our…READ MORE >

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