Wettability

< 5 min

How surface roughness and wettability affects biocompatibility

The effect of Surface roughness and wettability on biocompatibility of biomaterials and Medical devices.

~ 4 min

Laser texturing for improved material properties

Laser texturing has gained a lot of interest s due to its superior texturing accuracy, good controllability, and suitability for various materials.

< 3 min

Urinary catheters – hydrophilic coatings for better lubricity

The good lubricity is needed as the poorly lubricated catheters can cause trauma as a result of high frictional forces between the biomaterial and tissue.

< 4 min

Cassie – Baxter equation – Extreme wettability on surfaces

To better describe the real surfaces, different wetting states have been proposed. The most discussed are Wenzel state and Cassie-Baxter state.

> 5 min

Wettability measurements to evaluate biocompatibility

Interactions at the material surface is influenced by the wettability of the material. Wettability measurements are done to evaluate biocompatibility.

~ 4 min

Biocompatibility: Biomaterial interaction with the biological surrounding

Cell-biomaterial interactions are affected by the surface properties of the material such as surface chemistry, wettability and surface roughness.

> 3 min

Evaluate the influence of surface roughness on wettability

While contact angle goniometry has been around for many years, we have recently developed a way to account for the underlying surface’s micro-scale roughness.

~ 4 min

Wettability analysis for Inkjet Printing

Surface tension of inkjet inks and the wettability of the printing substrate are important factors influencing the final printing quality.

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