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[VIDEO] Topic Tuesday: Thixotropy - the recovery after shear

Posted by Mats Hjørnevik on 2. January 2018

This weeks topic is a follow-up from our last Topic Tuesday. Then we talked about the shear thinning properties of cellulose fibrils. Now, we show you the recovery effect and properties - the thixotropy - of the cellulose fibrils back to its original viscosity. With practical examples! 

Today's topic: the recovery of viscosity - thixotropy

The technical application manager from the Cellulose Fibrils division in Borregaard, Otto Soidinsalo, just continue providing you with some insight on the cellulose fibrils. Just as in episode #3 - Shear thinning properties, he brought some examples to demonstrate his thoughts. 


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Mats Hjørnevik

Mats Hjørnevik

Mats Hjørnevik has eight years’ experience working on microfibrillated cellulose. As the marketing manager of the Exilva products from Borregaard, he works closely on introducing the concept of microfibrillated cellulose to the market. Mats has a M.Sc. in international marketing and experience from international locations.

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