Corn Oil

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Use 
Corn oil is used for cooking, also as a salad oil and in the manufacturing of margarine. 


METHOD 1 
Test Equipment 
Instrument: Viscometer or Rheometer 
Torque Range: LV 
Spindle: YULA-15E 
Accessories: Enhanced UL Adapter, 
TC-550AP Programmable Bath 
Speed: 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 RPM 

Test Method 
The Enhanced UL Adapter™ may be used with various Brookfield Viscometers or Rheometers. In our example, we used a Brookfield DV3TLV Rheometer with Rheocalc™ software for automated instrument control and data acquisition. Our test temperature of 25°C was maintained by direct immersion of the Enhanced UL Adapter sample chamber into a TC- 550AP Programmable Refrigerated Bath. Representative data from the analyses in Figure 1 show a relatively constant viscosity at 25°C (55 cP to 52 cP) over the speed range tested. 

Corn Oil Figure 1
Figure 1: Viscosity vs. Rotational Speed


METHOD 2 
Test Equipment 
Instrument: Viscometer or Rheometer 
Torque Range: LV 
Spindle: LV-1 
Accessories: TC-550AP Programmable Bath 
Speed: 25, 50, 75 and 100 RPM 


Test Method 
We used a Brookfield DV3TLV Rheometer with LV guard leg and Rheocalc™ software for automated instrument control and data acquisition. The sample, tested in a 600 mL low form Griffin Beaker, was immersed in a TC-502P Programmable Refrigerated Bath and equilibrated at 25°C. Representative data from the analyses in Figure 2 show a relatively constant viscosity at 25°C of approximately 52 cP over the speed range tested. 

Corn Oil Figure 2
Figure 2: Viscosity vs. Rotational Speed






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