Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Water Repellent

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12714

adj (1896) A term applied to fabrics that can shed water but are permeable to air and comfortable to wear. These fabrics are produced by treating the material with a resin, wax, or plastic finish that is not completely permanent.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA