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Branch of science that investigates the changes in the rheology of a fluid, having components that undergo a chemical reaction, during the course of the reaction. It is also used to investigate the rheological behaviour of crosslinking organic coatings during the film formation process.
Science of flow and deformation of materials.
Additives that modify the film behaviour of organic coatings during production, storage and application. These additives impart shear thinning and thixotropic behaviour to wet paint.