Facile fabrication of asymmetric wettable fabric with weft backed weave for oil/water separation

@inproceedings{Liu2016FacileFO,
  title={Facile fabrication of asymmetric wettable fabric with weft backed weave for oil/water separation},
  author={Qibao Liu and Xiaoyan Li and Zaisheng Cai},
  year={2016}
}
Inspired by the special wettability of lotus leaves with high water repellence, the preparation of superhydrophobic materials has gained much attention. Herein, we report a new method to fabricate the fabric with weft backed weave that gains asymmetric wettability by fabric structure design. The fabric is made up of three types of yarns, in which hydrophobic polyester was applied as warp yarns, and both hydrophobic cotton and hydrophilic cotton served as weft yarns. Due to its asymmetric… CONTINUE READING