lotus effect


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lotus effect

nLotuseffekt m
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This ensures that liquid residues are drawn together to form larger drops, similar to the so-called lotus effect.
Besides traditional interior and exterior house paints which are mainly used for constructions of residential units, more and more innovative products with multiple uses, such as paints with lotus effect, are increasingly processed.
In the past few years, some research focusing on the surface wetting and transition between the high and low adhesive states, namely from rose petal effect to lotus effect, has been carried out.
Today, Soe Soe and 16 other women working in various departments at Dusit Thani are attending a weekly English class in the hotel to improve their communication skills as part of the Lotus Effect project.
The lotus effect, also known as superhydrophobicity, is a term that refers to extremely water-repellant and self-cleaning properties in leaves and plants.
In this research, lotus effect has been created on cotton fabrics by using nanotechnology.
The so-called lotus effect points toward one way to engineer manufactured surfaces so to make them shed water: increase the surface roughness.
This is the basis of the lotus effect, a dirt repellent technique inspired by the lotus plant.
The lotus effect has also inspired the development of a product called GreenShield, [TM] a fabric finish that creates water- and stain-repellency on textiles.
Mechanical micromachining could be especially beneficial for the purposes of mimicking the Lotus Effect.