RHEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MIXTURES OF SEMIDILUTED AND CONCENTRATED SOLUTIONS OF POLYVINYL ALCOHOL AND CARBOXYMETHYL CELLULOSEL. M. Trufakina and E. G. Kudeshova UDC 541.64:532.74:620.184.4:532.1.135 A study has been made of the rheological properties of semidiluted and concentrated aqueous solutions of polyvinyl alcohol and carboxymethyl cellulose and their mixtures with different ratios of the components at temperatures of 0 to 80oC. Institute of Petroleum Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Tomsk, Russia. Translated from Inzhenerno-Fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 76, No. 3, pp. 55-58, May-June, 2003. Original article submitted December 17, 2002.