Hair Research pp 623-628 | Cite as

Contributions to the Elastic Behaviour of Hair Fibres and Hair Strands

  • P. Busch
  • K. Thiele
Conference paper

Abstract

The ‘shape’-elastic behaviour of the hair correlates with the dimensional properties, the intrinsic character of the substance and fibre-interactions. The bending of hair formed into an arch-shape yields information concerning the properties of set- and softened- hair, which can largely be derived from the nature of their interactions.

Keywords

Compressibility Wolfram 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Busch
    • 1
  • K. Thiele
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratories of the Henkel KGaADüsseldorfWest-Germany

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