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Design of a parallel plate shearing device for visualization of concentrated suspensions. / Shakeel, Ahmad; van Kan, Paul J.M.; Chassagne, Claire.

In: Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, Vol. 145, 2019, p. 391-399.

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Shakeel, A, van Kan, PJM & Chassagne, C 2019, 'Design of a parallel plate shearing device for visualization of concentrated suspensions' Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, vol. 145, pp. 391-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2019.05.101

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Shakeel, A., van Kan, P. J. M., & Chassagne, C. (2019). Design of a parallel plate shearing device for visualization of concentrated suspensions. Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 145, 391-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2019.05.101

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Shakeel, Ahmad ; van Kan, Paul J.M. ; Chassagne, Claire. / Design of a parallel plate shearing device for visualization of concentrated suspensions. In: Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 2019 ; Vol. 145. pp. 391-399.

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title = "Design of a parallel plate shearing device for visualization of concentrated suspensions",
abstract = "A modified version of the commercially available RheOptiCAD{\circledR} was developed to visualize the microscopic structural changes occurring in concentrated suspensions, such as the break-up of flocs in clay suspensions, under shearing action. This is made possible by replacing the inverted microscope used in the traditional RheOptiCAD{\circledR} set-up by an upright modular microscope equipped with a CMOS camera and epi-illumination. Our device retains the following features of the previous version of RheOptiCAD{\circledR}: [i] uniaxial translational motion of two parallel plates, [ii] three modes of shear straining, [iii] controlled thermal environment, and [iv] vacuum joining of microscopy glass slides. The validation of the new design was done using a model system of un-flocculated and flocculated kaolin suspensions and concentrated natural mud suspension. The results showed that the constructed device is a promising tool for studying, from fundamental and industrial perspectives, the microstructural behaviour of complex suspended systems under controlled thermal and mechanical conditions.",
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