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Hydrophilic

Describing any substance that absorbs or attracts water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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Hermes, C.,J.,L., Sommers, A.,D., Gebhart, C.,W., and Nascimento, V.,S., 2018, A semi-empirical model for predicting the frost accretion on hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, Int.
For all the hydrophilic compositions (Exp-III, IV and V) the catalyst paste was identical.18
Less inflammatory cell deposition occurs on hydrophilic IOLs compared to hydrophobic ones.
As discussed in the previous section, a part of the hydrophilic coating washes off with the moisture that condenses over the evaporator core from the air-stream.
Results reflect available evidence supporting better performance and safety when using hydrophilic-coated catheters in intermittent catheterization and that catheters are reimbursed at the same level, irrespective of having a hydrophilic or non-existing coating.
Increasing applicability of hydrophilic coatings for varied end users, technological advancements, and growing demand for hydrophilic coatings in the regions such as Asia-Pacific are the factors expected to drive the growth of the global hydrophilic coating market during the forecast period.
These evaporators were analyzed to determine the effectiveness of the hydrophilic coating as a function of time or vehicle age.
[sup][10] Until date, there are mainly four types of IOL materials: Hydrophobic acrylic, hydrophilic acrylic, silicone, and PMMA.
Hydrophobic sphere (such as the sphere coated with soot) typically forms cavities, whereas hydrophilic sphere (such as an already wetted sphere) does not.
2002 found that hydrophilic treatment of fin surfaces caused up to 20% degradation in the heat transfer performance.
Various medical devices (such as catheters and guide wires) need hydrophilic coatings to reduce friction for maneuvering through blood vessels.
The inverted cup test is appropriate for monolithic hydrophilic films or PTFE films and is designed to measure the amount of water or perspiration that is absorbed, because hydrophilic nonporous films "breathe" by absorbing water or perspiration.