nonwetting

nonwetting

[′nän‚wed·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Of a metal or alloy, when it is molten, not adhering to or wetting the surface of a diamond which is to be set.
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The ladle is manufactured out of OxyTron material that is nonwetting to aluminum, eliminating the need to coat ladles during production.
There have been many reports of super-hydrophobic coatings based on the natural, nonwetting properties associated with the lotus leaf.
Drug delivery using "Particle Replication in Nonwetting Templates" 211
The researchers used the "particle replication in nonwetting templates" (PRINT[R]) technique developed in their laboratory to make the red-blood-cell mimics.
Destructive failure analysis confirms the intermittent open failures are classic HOP: nonwetting between solder balls and solder paste.
In this process, mercury, which is normally nonwetting, is forced into the pores of the sample under pressure.
The team achieved very high surface energy and a nonwetting surface with a Dylyn coating, while making the coating electrically conductive.
In addition, the coatings have a high aspect ratio and nonwetting properties on top of their broadband antireflection capabilities.
The decrease in tensile strength at higher filler loading was due to the nonwetting of filler particles with the matrix and the random distribution of flyash particles in the cured epoxy network.
Coating ladles with boron nitride enhances the erosion resistance and the nonwetting characteristics of the ladle, increasing service life.
Nonwetting agents in the refractory will help resist penetration.