Visualization and data analysis in RheoCube

9 March 2021

Consumer demand is constantly evolving and changing rapidly. As a result, companies in FMCG industries, polymers, coatings, and more are working hard to keep up. For them, innovation is key in staying relevant. They can make sure they do so and continue to innovate by fine-tuning R&D programs with automation. With automation, a company’s researcher team saves resources, gets faster results and better understands materials used in the R&D cycle. Therefore, R&D scientists working in these capacities need tools that will help them to:

  • Make their work more efficient by saving time on trial-and-error
  • Get better results with visualization and data analysis
  • Get unique insights not readily available in the lab

Visualize better, learn better

Digital simulation provides a platform that empowers people to visualize the results of experiments. It becomes possible to see interactions and micro-phenomena onscreen. This not only offers deeper insights into the materials that go into a product, it also reveals findings that you simply won’t get in lab experimentation.

This capacity to visualize and learn more is a key feature of RheoCube. The latest version has interesting new developments in the area of visualization and data analysis.

EAL Scientific Consultant Team Lead Merit van der Lee points out the impact of having strong data analysis and visualization, “You can learn more about your system because you can actually see what’s happening. Where traditional R&D in the lab can lack in optimal insights due to the absence of detailed tooling, RheoCube offers sustainable processing to dig deeper into your projects. The beauty too is that you can filter out things. If you have objects suspended in the fluid you can filter out the fluid and just look at the particles.”

RheoCube’s visualization and data analysis updates

  • Plot material property. Plotting a material property versus a parameter is now supported for state parameters. For example, relative volume fraction. As a result, you can easily plot your viscosity versus volume fraction for your suspension.
  • Improved vector visualization. Vectors in the 3D interactive visualization can now be visualized as either thin lines or tetrahedrons. Therefore, the number of vectors that can be visualized are significantly increased. You can also plot the velocity of each individual particle under sheer, and visualize it with a vector. Additionally, you can visualize different forces with your ingredients zeroing in on each part of your sample or simulation and what happens when you put force onto it.
  • Performance increase line profile. The computation time for a line profile is now reduced. Effectively, this will save you time in your R&D process lines.

Save time and materials while growing efficiency

The strength of visualization and data analysis in RheoCube is rooted in it’s capacity to reveal findings that can be difficult with physical lab experimentation. Ultimately, the utilization of RheoCube’s digital platform gives researchers an opportunity to tinker with their visualization and data analysis with less time in the lab and less physical materials used.

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