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 data regarding the fabric absorbency for various P/C blends as presented in Table 2 and illustrated by Fig.
Not only do Gelok laminates provide excellent rate of absorbency and fluid capacity, they offer greater stabilization (fluid retention under pressure), which means once the product has achieved the desired level of absorbency it is still relatively dry and easier to dispose.
Table 2 shows the effect of cations existed in swelling medium on equilibrium water absorbency of sample.
When CIE whiteness index and absorbency of the finished samples were measured, it was noticed that at 2%, 4% and 6% concentrations the whiteness index was dropped about 18%, 26% and 35% from the untreated sample.
The difference between the different irrigation treatments (figure 4) reveals that in cycling treatment the iron absorbency has been increased compared to the instance (Well irrigation).
The extra absorbency extends the shelf life of perishables and reduces costly rewraps.
Absorbency slows the rate of storm water run-off from the roof, resulting in less water in the sewer, and less overflow of untreated water into Long Island Sound and the East River.
Two new high-performance uv absorbers: Cyasorb UV-1164 hydroxytriazine with low volatility and good solubility in most polymers provides strong absorbency in both the UV-A and UV-B regions; and Cyasorb UV-3638 benzoxazinone with very strong absorbency in the UV-A and UV-B regions is extremely low in volatility and does not contribute color to the matrix.
The dressing is designed to enable easier sacral site wound monitoring while offering the absorbency necessary for fluid management.
Softness and bulk are especially important for toilet and facial tissue and handkerchiefs, while absorbency and wet strength are vital for kitchen rolls, towels and serviettes.