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rmahmoodian30
10-31-2007, 03:27 AM
Dear all,

I am planning to run unconfined compression tests for characterizing mechanical properties of tissue. I know that hydrophobic grease should be used for reducing friction between the indenter tip and the tissue; however, I am not sure what sort of grease precisely should be purchased for this specific application. Should it be some form of silicone grease, or can it be a material as simple as petroleum jelly (like Vaseline)? I was wondering if any body has any information in this regard.
Thanks for your time.

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Roza Mahmoodian
PhD Research Assistant
Biomechanics Lab.
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215.895.0283
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