The rheological behavior of ceramic suspensions affects significantly wet ceramic processing. On the base of knowledge of rheological parameters the technological parameters of various processes (mixing, batching, spray drying, slip casting, of rheological parameters the selection of proper geometry and sensors must be done. From the data measured the flow curves must be designed and parameters of appropriate rheological models must be calculated. The power-law is the simplest model mostly used for description of rheological behavior of non-Newtonian fluids. Using this model, the dependence of shear stress on shear rate can be expressed. The aim of this paper is to show how the flow curves necessary for parameters of rheological model evaluation can be obtained from primary experimental data received from measurements on rotational viscometer. The two arrangements of rotational viscometer method were used in rheological measurements. The procedure of experimental data to obtain parameters K (coefficient of consistency) and n (flow behavior index) is presented.
Rheology and Rotational Rheometry of Concentrated Clay Based Ceramic Suspensions: Steps From Measured to Relevant Data
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Andertova´, J, & Rieger, F. "Rheology and Rotational Rheometry of Concentrated Clay Based Ceramic Suspensions: Steps From Measured to Relevant Data." Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Volume 7: Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Thermal Systems, Parts A and B. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 12–18, 2010. pp. 557-560. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2010-38487
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