Solid-Liquid Work of Adhesion

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Centrifugal Adhesion Balance (CAB) is used for measuring directly solid-liquid work of adhesion by inducing an ever-increasing normal force which pulls on the droplet while keeping zero lateral force until the liquid-solid contact area starts to shrink spontaneously. Upon detachment of the liquid from the surface, the work of adhesion is then calculated based on Tate’s law. This method mimics a pendant drop that is subjected to a gravitational force that is gradually increasing. After describing the method, we will describe how the work of adhesion varies for different systems

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Advanced Materials: TechConnect Briefs 2018
Published: May 13, 2018
Pages: 255 - 258
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topic: Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes
ISBN: 978-0-9975117-8-9