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Why is a triangular cavity created during wire-cutting of an organic gel?

I conduct wire-cutting on a gel made with organic oil. When I use high cutting rates, the wire cuts the gel in half leaving two smooth cutting surfaces. In contrast, when I use a very low cutting rate,...
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Sound of ringing gels [closed]

I'm searching for an audio file of the ringing of a ringing gel - does anyone know a source? (I already searched on different video- and sound-platforms and looked up in the literature)
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Is puffing through high pressure release the only way to make puffed cereal from a starch based mix or are there food safe chemical approaches?

I'm attempting to make puffed cereal at home and I was wondering with a chemical approach if it is possible to achieve the same structure and expansion which for example a puffing gun would be needed. ...
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Does pH affect physical property of agarose and poly(acrylamide) gel?

We want to change pH in hydrogels of agarose and poly(acrylamide) by soaking into an acidic solution after gelation on pH 7.0. Then, the physical property is changed? Now, we consider the condition ...
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Way to create acidic/HCl gel? [closed]

Is there a way to turn azeotropic hydrochloric acid into a gel? I am trying to remove barnacles from the bottom of a boat and normal hydrochloric acid works, but it is tedious because in liquid form ...