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What is required for good adhesion?

Good adhesion is generally required whenever a coating is applied to a surface. A clean surface and good wettability are needed for good adhesion.

~ 2 min

Nanoparticle coating techniques: Comparison of spin coating and Langmuir-Blodgett deposition

Spin coating is one of the most used thin-film coating technique and for this reason, any new technique is typically compared to it.

~ 3 min

What is adhesion?

Adhesion is the attraction between two dissimilar phases. It is commonly divided into mechanical interlocking and physical and chemical bonding.

> 3 min

Enhanced oil recovery - Smart water flooding

Using so-called smart water flooding has increased interest in both sandstone and carbonate reservoirs due to its low cost and minimum impact on the environment.

~ 2 min

Evaluation of functional coatings

More and more research interest is being put on functional coatings. New measurement techniques are required to evaluate them.

> 3 min

Wettability determines the adhesion of coatings

Coatings are typically evaluated by methods such as laboratory drawdown. Contact angle measurement can provide a more quantitative approach.

~ 2 min

Optimize the level of additives in coating formulation with surface tension measurements

A basic requirement of any coating is that it should form a uniform, defect-free surface. Surface and interfacial tensions play a key role in that.

< 3 min

How to measure contact angle hysteresis and roll-off angle by tilting method?

Contact angle hysteresis is often measured with so-called tilting cradle or plate method. The measurement can be done either manually or automatically.

< 6 min

Enhanced oil recovery: How to measure the wettability of carbonate reservoir core?

Most commonly used methods to study reservoir wettability are Amott-Harvey, USBM, and sessile drop contact angle.

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