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      Porosity; moisture absorption; diffusion; silanol groups; volume resistivity; surface resistivity

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      High silica fabric with a silica content >98% can be prepared by removing the non-siliceous ions from the E-glass fabric using HCl as the leachant. The presence of Si-OH groups makes the material hydrophilic. The extent of moisture absorption depends on the extent of leaching. The moisture present in the leached fabric decreases the volume and surface resistivity values.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      B E Rama Chandran1 N Balasubramanian1 G V Subba Rao1 2 G Aravamudan1 2

      1. Materials Science Division, National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore - 560 017, India
      2. Materials Science Research Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - 600 036, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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