Czechoslovak Journal of Physics

, Volume 56, Supplement 2, pp B837–B842 | Cite as

Application of dielectric barrier discharge for treatment of polyester fabric

  • Y. Klenko
  • J. Pćhal
  • L. Aubrecht


In this work, the effect of dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) treatment on polyester fabric was studied. In particular, the effect of the treatment time on surface wettability as well as stability of modification effect in time was investigated. Modification reactor was operated in two regimes-with and without air pumping. The modification efficiency was analyzed by the hydrophilicity test using feathering drop analysis. The usability of DBD to polyester processing is discussed.

Key words

dielectric barrier discharge hydrophilicity polyester fabric 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Klenko
    • 1
  • J. Pćhal
    • 1
  • L. Aubrecht
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of PhysicsCzech Technical UniversityPragueCzech Republic

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