absorbency


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absorbency

[əb′sȯr·bən·sē]
(chemistry)
Penetration of one substance into another.

absorbency

The property of a material that measures its capacity to soak up liquids.
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The trend toward structured tissue produced by the TAD process gives improved softness and absorbency.
The effect of monomer concentration on the water absorbency of the semi-IPN hydrogel was investigated with different concentration of AAm, from 0.
In fact, the cations on the surface and in channels of clay may enhance osmotic pressure difference between polymeric network and external solution, and then increase equilibrium water absorbency.
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Surex was developed through a proprietary manufacturing process resulting in an ultra-clean wiper with low particles, fibers, and ions without sacrificing absorbency or softness.
Hence, synthesis and investigation of specific and new superabsorbent hydrogels with high absorbency, mechanical strength and initial absorption rate, has been the goal of several research groups in the past decades.
Adult incontinence products are gaining new absorbency at greater prices, but these advances allow facilities to provide better resident care with less strain on the staff - in effect, cutting costs.