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Absorbency of paper towels
« on: 11/06/2007 13:50:49 »
What is the science behind it?  ???


 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/06/2007 15:52:01 »
Capillary action
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capillary_action
(also see related site on "surface tension"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface_tension)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 11/06/2007 16:51:13 »
Oooh, thank you  :)
 

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