interfacial surface tension


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Synonyms for interfacial surface tension

surface tension at the surface separating two non-miscible liquids

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The cleaner and more oxide-free the surface of the pad/terminal is, the lower the interfacial surface tension will be; the sooner initial wetting will occur; the stronger the wetting force will be; and ultimately, the sooner wetting will be completed.
Scientists are investigating relationships between reduced interfacial surface tension and the percent of monoacylglycerol included in the oil phase in order to determine optimum levels of monoacylglycerol required for each type of formulation.
A PetroLuxus[TM] MMMF treatment in a down hole application eliminates the interfacial surface tension between oil and all matter it contacts including sand, clay, rock, shale, etc.
A reduction in the interfacial surface tension of the polymers caused by the addition of supercritical carbon dioxide may also contribute to a finer dispersion of the minor component.
A PetroLuxus[TM] MMMF treatment in a downhole application eliminates the interfacial surface tension between oil and all matter it contacts including sand, clay, rock, shale, etc.