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Wet strength

An indication of the strength of a sheet of material when wet. Tested by applying water pressure to an unsupported area of filter material.

FAQ
Wet strength is an indication of the strength of a sheet of material when wet. Tested by applying water pressure to an unsupported area of filter material.
Extremely strong filter papers have a high wet strength due to the addition of a small quantity of chemically stable resin. Their use in normal qualitative applications will not introduce any significant impurities into the filtrate.