Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lyophilic

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7084

\lī-ә-fi-lik\ adj (1911) Describing a substance that easily forms colloidal suspensions. Such ability when the suspending medium is water is called hydrophilic. A PVC plastisol is an example of a lyophilic suspension.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA