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US20120031173 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING VISCOSITY  
A method of determining viscosity of structurally viscous fluids or beverages containing small pieces, fibers, pulps, fruit cells, cereals, particles or the like, for processing in filling, fruit...
US20090293593 Slurry Transport And Storage System  
An embodiment of the present invention is a transport and storage system for a slurry comprising: a main container; and a test container, the main container and the test container being exposed to...
US20120260723 LOW FRICTION RHEOMETER  
An improved rheometer and rotatable sensing shaft sub-assembly therefor with flexural pivot support at two ends of the shaft, and means for allowing limited axial movement of the shaft while...
US20110083501 VIBRATING WIRE VISCOMETERS  
Vibrating wire viscometers are disclosed. An example apparatus to determine the viscosity of a downhole fluid is described, the apparatus including a wire to be immersed in a downhole fluid, to...
US20120192625 EXPERT-SYSTEM-BASED RHEOLOGY  
A rheometer is disclosed that includes rheometry logic that is responsive to a material selection control, to an objective selection control, to material property storage, and to process parameter...
US20110282597 METHOD FOR DETERMINING A VISCOSITY PARAMETER OF A MOTOR OIL AS WELL AS A CONTROL DEVICE FOR AN ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL  
A method for determining a viscosity parameter of a motor oil in an internal combustion engine, wherein a plurality of operating parameters characterizing an operating state of the internal...
US20130160528 FALLING-PISTON VISCOMETER AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF  
Described herein is a falling piston viscometer which includes a measuring bushing and a piston configured to be slidably receivable inside the measuring bushing. The circumferential edge of a...
US20090133477 RHEOMETER ALLOWING DIRECT VISUALIZATION OF CONTINUOUS SIMPLE SHEAR IN NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID  
The present invention is directed to an improved rheometer which provides direct visualization, and to a rheometer that can be used in conjunction with shearing devices, such as rotational,...
US20110203351 Citrus Fruit Peeling Process  
An efficient process for enzymatically peeling citrus fruit applies a vacuum to perforated fruit and, while maintaining that vacuum, introduces an enzyme solution to the perforated fruit. The...
US20120084024 IN-LINE VISCOMETER WITH NO MOVING PARTS AND METHODS AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR MAINTAINING A DESIRED VISCOSITY  
The present invention relates to in-line viscometers with no moving parts for monitoring the viscosity of fluids. One embodiment of the invention is a viscometer including a first tube, a second...
US20120111097 RHEOMETER OR VISCOMETER  
A rheometer or viscometer has a first measuring part and a second measuring part, between which a sample space for receiving a material sample is formed. By means of a drive device, at least the...
US20140208826 Reservoir Sampling Tools and Methods  
Techniques for sampling a subsurface reservoir include lowering a downhole logging tool comprising one or more samplers, a cleaner system, and a sample probe bit into a borehole until at least one...
US20140053637 DEVICE FOR MEASURING AND CONTROLLING ON-LINE VISCOSITY AT HIGH PRESSURE  
Device that can be used in an enhanced oil recovery method by injection of a solution of water soluble polymer and brine having a viscosity below 1000 cps that includes a mixer, and preferably a...
US20100077842 METHOD FOR PREDICTING A PROPERTY OF A BASE OIL  
A method for predicting a property of a base oil, and a blend chart, are provided. The method for predicting a property of a base oil includes selecting two base stocks, and preparing a chart...
US20120234080 Viscosity measuring method  
A method for measuring the average viscosity of a test fluid uses calibrated magnetic nanoparticles, with certain chosen hydrodynamic diameters and actual lateral dimensions (e.g. diameters), that...
US20110219856 METHOD FOR ESTIMATING PROPPANT TRANSPORT AND SUSPENDABILITY OF VISCOELASTIC LIQUIDS  
A method of determining one or more minimum rheological properties of a particle laden fluid is disclosed. The method includes determining one or more rheological properties of the fluid at a...
US20100039109 METHODS FOR DETERMINING IN SITU THE VISCOSITY OF HEAVY OIL USING NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE RELAXATION TIME MEASUREMENTS  
The viscosity η (in centipoise) of a heavy oil sample is determined according to an equation of the form ln ηηg=-C1*(T-c′246)c″47.10+(T-c′246), where T is the temperature of the heavy oil,...
US20140208833 FLOW SENSOR  
Proposed is a flow sensor (10), in particular for single use, having at least three measurement chambers (11, 15, 19), which are arranged one behind the other and are interconnected in each case...
US20110056271 METHOD FOR MEASUREMENT OF CRUDE OIL AND BITUMEN DEAD OIL VISCOSITY AND DENSITY  
A process is described for measuring a property of oil extracted from a sample, for example, the viscosity or density. The oil is extracted from the sample using a volatile polar first solvent. A...
US20100122571 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ESTIMATING ENGINE OIL LIFE BASED ON VISCOSITY  
A method and control module for indicating engine oil life includes a viscosity determination module determining a viscosity of the engine oil based on an engine oil pressure and engine oil...
US20090217740 OIL-DEGRADATION DETERMINATION APPARATUS  
A method and apparatus for determining oil degradation measures a first electric-current value of a driving current used to operate an electric oil pump at a predetermined consistent revolution,...
US20060010963 Measurement of viscosity using magnetostrictive particle sensors  
A system for making dynamic measurement of viscosity or density of a fluid using magnetostrictive particles. Magnetostrictive particles are placed in contact or proximity with a fluid where they...
US20120234081 CONTROLLED STRESS EXTENSIONAL RHEOMETER  
An apparatus or rheometer for determining the extensional properties of a material having first and second ends includes first and second rollers gripping the first end of the material. Third and...
US20100261648 USE OF BLOOD FLOW PARAMETERS TO MONITOR OR CONTROL THE DOSING OF ERYTHROPOIESIS-STIMULATING AGENTS  
A method that includes a measurement of hemoglobin or hematocrit with a measurement of hemodynamic parameters to monitor and/or control a modality of treatment of a patient suffering from anemia.
US20080250848 Changing and Measuring Consistency  
A measuring device comprising at least one mixer structure to receive a fibre suspension sample from at least one process part. Each mixer structure is provided with a measuring unit, a feeding...
US20130332089 Methods for Predicting Dynamic Sag Using Viscometer/Rheometer Data  
A method for quantitatively determining dynamic barite sag in drilling fluids includes measuring rheological properties with viscometers and/or rheometers, and introducing the parameters into an...
US20110277542 METHOD AND CONTROL DEVICE FOR DETERMINING A CHARACTERISTIC VISCOSITY VARIABLE OF AN ENGINE OIL  
A method for determining a characteristic viscosity variable of an engine oil in an internal combustion engine with hydraulic control of the gas exchange valves where a provision is made for an...
US20140000344 MEMS-Microviscometer  
Micro-electromechanical device for measuring the viscosity of a fluid, comprises a measuring chamber with a micromechanical actuator, arranged as a cantilever above a metallically conductive...
US20140283584 Apparatuses and methods for the measurement of liquid properties and particularly frying oil quality  
Apparatuses and methods for determining viscosity, surface tension and/or surface tension/viscosity ratio are presented. The methods use the measurement of liquid penetration rate in a test medium...
US20120240665 RHOMETER CONTROL SYSTEM  
A rotary rheometer is disclosed that includes improved control logic. This logic can provide continuously sampled force control logic, compliance control logic, adaptive control logic, anti-windup...
US20090255601 FLUIDIC CONDUIT WITH REPEATED DISTURBANCE OF LAMINAR FLOW  
A fluidic device, the fluidic device comprising a planar fluidic conduit for conducting a fluid, wherein the fluidic conduit has a plurality of fluidic disturbance features located along at least...
US20130125627 RHEOMETRY APPARATUS  
Rheometry apparatus comprises a block of substantially rigid material having an external surface and at least a first internal flow channel, the first internal flow channel being arranged inside...
US20100186485 Rheometer with modular environmental control system  
A rheometer uses a removable integrated environmental control cartridge that includes at least one environmental control unit, at least one supply port operative to interact with the supply port...
US20140150534 SCANNING NON-CONTACT SURFACE MICRORHEOMETER  
The disclosure provides non-contact microrheological methods that can measure the fluctuation of a particle in a monolayer, where the particle is hydrodynamically coupled to the monolayer. The...
US20130139572 METHODS TO CHARACTERIZE SAG IN FLUIDS  
Systems and methods for direct and indirect measurement of the density of a fluid which exhibits sag characteristics is disclosed. The sag measurement system includes a test container for holding...
US20100101308 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MULTIFORCE HIGH THROUGHPUT SCREENING  
Methods and systems for multiforce high throughput screening are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter includes a high throughput screening system that includes a multiforce plate...
US20100229625 TRIBOLOGY DEVICE FOR ASSESSING MOUTHFEEL ATTRIBUTES OF FOODS  
This invention relates to a tribology device for assessing mouthfeel-related tribological properties of a food sample, comprising a measuring surface composed of a thermoplastic polymer as an...
US20130269423 Passive Micro-vessel and Sensor  
An electrically passive device and method for in-situ acoustic emission, and/or releasing, sampling and/or measuring of a fluid or various material(s) is provided. The device may provide a robust...
US20120144900 Method to separate and process particles by compartmentalized field flow fractionation  
A method is described for separating and processing liquid-borne particles within an aliquot thereof following injection into a field flow fractionator. Said fractionation method may be employed...
US20100086933 SENSOR FOR DETECTING AN ANALYTE  
The present invention relates to a sensor for detecting an analyte, to a sensor array, and to a method of detecting an analyte using the sensor of the invention.
US20130029318 Microchips and Methods for Testing a Fluid Sample  
Systems and methods for medical diagnosis or risk assessment for a patient are provided. A fluid-testing microchip is described which includes a filter compartment configured to receive a fluid...
US20130019662 MICRO VISCOMETER  
Disclosed is a micro viscometer comprising a substrate having a first chamber and a second chamber that are positioned at intervals; a thin film disposed on the substrate to cover the first...
US20140260558 SEALLESS RHEOMETER DIE ASSEMBLY  
A sealless die assembly with a backing element is disclosed. A first die assembly cooperates with a second die assembly to form a sample-holding chamber. At least one of the die assemblies...
US20100089132 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING HEAVY OIL SAMPLES FROM A RESERVOIR SAMPLE  
The invention relates to an apparatus and method to obtain a bitumen or heavy oil sample from an oil reservoir sample, such as a core sample, to enable measurement of physical properties such as...
US20080289400 PETROLEUM VISCOSITY MEASUREMENT AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The disclosure presents an apparatus and method for measuring viscosity of a lubricating oil. The apparatus has a piezo-resistive cantilever sensor for sensing a first oil viscosity parameter. The...
US20120042715 Advanced micro flow sensor  
Multiple flow sensors in an array are provided to achieve wide dynamic range, low detection limit, and potentially low cost. Each flow sensor can measure the flow rate of surrounding fluid, among...
US20110283772 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING A FLOW  
A method is described for measuring a flow of gas passing a flow meter device. The device causes a pressure drop when a gas flows through it. The pressure drop across the device is a measure of...
US20100300181 Metering Station and Process for Metering Highly Viscous Liquids  
The present invention relates to a metering station (10) which allows liquids with elevated viscosity to be metered, especially liquids with a viscosity which is more than one hundred times the...
US20090038379 Method And Installation For Determining Rheological Characteristics Of A Fluid, And Corresponding Identifying Method  
The method comprises: causing a reference fluid (F2) having known rheological characteristics, and an unknown fluid (F1) to flow in parallel in a microchannel (126);identifying at least one data...
US20100313631 Fluid Discrimination Method and Fluid Discrimination Apparatus  
A fluid discrimination apparatus and a fluid discrimination method are provided for carrying out with accuracy a fluid discrimination such as a fluid type discrimination, a concentration...

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