Interactive Resource icon  Wettability of a Surface

 
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Description: The phenomenon of wetting (hydrophilic) or non-wetting (hydrophobic) of a solid by a liquid is better understood by studying what is known as the contact angle. This interactive animation shows how wettability of the surface changes with varying contact angle.
Keywords: wetting • contact angle • tangent plane • water droplet
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Surface treatments
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Optical
Created by: MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Iris De Graeve, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Herman Terryn, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Contributions: Marc Ryckeboer, Sapa
Christophe Sigli, Alcan Centre de Recherches de Voreppe
Hugh Shercliff, University of Cambridge
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 30 July 2004
Date added: 21 December 2009
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Resource ID: 2607