Hydrophobic


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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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There has been increased research and commercial activity in hydrophobic, superhydrophobic, oleophobic and omniphobic coatings that demonstrate the ability to shed fluids quickly off of surfaces.
"The fumed silica market is likely to see the highest growth in the sales of hydrophobic fumed silica in the coming years.
Cremaschi, L., Harges, E., Adanur, B., and Strong, A., 2018, Frost nucleation and frost growth on hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces for heat exchangers fin structures, Proceedings of the 17th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (USA), July 9-12, Paper No.
"Rheinfelden is the parent plant for our hydrophobic fumed silicas.
At high temperature, more 1-Bromododecane connects with guar gum chain and more hydrophobic modified guar gum was obtained.
This problem was not overcome until the appearance of polymerizable surface-active monomers, which provided a new route for preparation of polymers with hydrophobic micro block structures.
(3,4,5,6,7) Classifying the currently used foldable IOLs as hydrophobic and hydrophilic according to material properties revealed that hydrophilic IOLs have better uveal biocompatibility compared to hydrophobic ones.
A super hydrophobic coating is a nanoscopic surface layer that repels water.
Hydrophobic coatings can be easily applied over any substrate such as glass, metal, wood, and plastic irrespective of its composition and can also be applied to complex geometries.
Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has revealed that Samsung just acquired an exclusive license for a special type of technology that can be used to make the display panels of its smartphones hydrophobic.
United States-based Aphios has received a subcontract for the nanoformulation of a super hydrophobic anticancer drug administered through the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research in Frederick, Maryland, it was reported yesterday.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 14, 2016-Subcontract for nanoformulation of super hydrophobic anticancer drug granted to Aphios