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28 April 2020

Viscosity is the resistance to movement of a fluid for flow with or without turbulence. The higher the resistance, the greater the force required to cause this movement, the thicker the substance.

The Brookfield™ type viscometer could be used to measure this resistance. The principle of a viscometer is to rotate a needle in a fluid. This viscosity, measured by imposing a speed of rotation, is a dynamic viscosity that is expressed in mPa.s or cPoise

This analysis can be used to: control the quality of any fluid; monitor polymerization reactions; control the viscosity of paints. It is applicable in the chemical and petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical industries.