contact angle


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contact angle

[′kän‚takt ‚aŋ·gəl]
(fluid mechanics)
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The contact angle data for the Parylene C coated samples, as well as comparisons to alumina and native oxide on silicon, are shown in TABLE 4 (online).
For the contact angle measurements, a water droplet was placed on the surface of the panels and the angle formed by the droplet and surface was measured both in static and dynamic conditions.
The sample was tested on a video static contact angle measuring instrument (JY-82, Hebei Chengde Machine Co.
Contact angle measurements were performed to provide information regarding the contact angle of water on the surface of LDPE and LDPE-g-SA.
The results summarized in Table 1 show that the contact angle reached a plateau at 15 minutes.
The high charge ELP/ELP-PA blend surface had a statistically significant lower water contact angle than the low charge ELP/ELP-PA blend surface.
When the contact angle of water is less than 30[degrees], the surface is defined as hydrophilic, while surfaces with contact angles greater than 90[degrees] are defined as hydrophobic (Trechsel 1994; Zhu et al.
Drop contact angle was measured by depositing 2 [micro]l of TBS on horizontally positioned slides.
2] coating fabricated by dip-coating method was highly hydrophobic with a water contact angle of 145.
SEM and contact angle measurements were carried out and the results are shown in Figures 1 to 3.