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Super-absorbing textiles

Super-absorbing textile is a term used on a type of textile fabrics with the ability to absorb, for example, moist and problems associated with the discomfort experienced by using impermeable materials near the skin. The problem solution is minimised by primarily prolonging a vapour atmosphere or microclimate between the surface and the fabric.

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Superhydrophobic surface

The superhydrophobic surface is a term used to describe a surface whereof the material is capable of creating a self-cleaning surface. Surface energy alone can hardly achieve enough hydrophobicity to create a self-cleaning surface where liquid droplets roll off from the surface as the result of extreme hydrophobicity.