capillary flow


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

capillary flow

The flow of moisture through a capillary pore system, as in concrete.
References in periodicals archive ?
Capillary flow as the cause of ring stains from dried liquid drops.
The fluorescein solution was pumped with a peristaltic pump through a capillary flow cell [5].
We were able to optimize the number of parts in process to fully absorb long capillary flow times, part transport times and extended product heating times.
Smoking narrows blood vessels, decreasing capillary flow to the area.
Content, such as bioheat transfer, thermoregulation, freezing, global warming, capillary flow and dispersion are some of the topics not typically included iii the undergraduate-level teaching of transport phenomena.
This process thins the film around the particles and alters the interface between the particles and the polymer matrix, creating portals that allow the capillary flow of gases between the particle and the film and thus increasing the overall permeability of the film.
Nagel, and their coworkers at the James Franck Institute of the University of Chicago have now discovered that the widespread effect is due to a particular type of capillary flow.
n] term for closed Couette flow is analogous to the Rabinowitsch correction factor for capillary flow.
Also available are custom-designed tooling and a complete line of interchangeable dies and screws for capillary flow, blown film, wire coating, sheet, and profiles.
The onset of spontaneous capillary flow in open microfluidic systems
The UltiMetal Plus flexible metal ferrule, which features a novel design that enables leak-free column unions to capillary flow technology devices.
8) in the pressure-controlled capillary flow of talc-polypropylene compounds.

Full browser ?