MIDDLEBORO, MA – Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, a manufacturer of viscometers and rheometers, is offering two hands-on courses designed to help users comprehend the functionality of their instrument and solve the mysteries of fluid behavior while creating a successful and repeatable method. The courses are offered at the company’s headquarters in Middleboro, MA, and in major cities across the United States. On-demand courses are conducted at the customers’ facilities or at Brookfield’s headquarters.

The “Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements” is a one-day course designed to help participants get the most out of their Brookfield viscometer and rheometer measurements by providing information, activities and techniques that can be easily understood and used. Discussion topics include how to pick a spindle/speed combination as well as calibration and verification checks. The course is designed for beginner to intermediate users.

“Lab Day/Advanced Viscosity Test Methods” is a one-day, advanced course that focuses on the customer’s interests, formulations and processing problems. Attendees are encouraged to bring samples, which will be reviewed to determine best-practice methodology for making measurements that include: yield stress, shear rate ramps, viscosity versus temperature profiles, creep, and viscoelastic behavior. This course is offered at Brookfield’s headquarters in Middleboro or at customers’ location. It is designed for the intermediate to advanced users.

Visit www.brookfieldengineering.com/services/educational-programs for course information and registration.