Wicking Properties of Linen Treated with Low Temperature Plasma

K. K. Wong, Xiaoming Tao, C. W.M. Yuen, K. W. Yeung

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The wetting and wicking behavior of linen treated with low-temperature oxygen and argon plasma is presented. Wetting and wicking abilities of plasma treated linen are investigated using contact angles and upward and downward water wicking methods. The downward wicking method is more suitable for distinguishing the effects of plasma treatment under various conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-56
Number of pages8
JournalTextile Research Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics


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