Phase change materials and the perception of wetness.


UNLABELLED Phase change materials (PCMs) are increasingly incorporated in textiles in order to serve as a thermal buffer when humans change from a hot to a cold environment and the reverse. Due to the absence of wetness sensors in the skin, cooling of the skin may be perceived as a sensation of wetness instead of cold. In order to investigate if this… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2011.645886

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