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Wicking rate

The rate of movement of a liquid, usually water, laterally through a sheet of filter material. The rate can be expressed as the time taken for liquid to move a certain distance or the distance moved in a certain time. The orientation of the material must be specified and can be either vertical or horizontal.

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The rate of movement of a liquid, usually water, laterally through a sheet of filter material. The rate can be expressed as the time taken for liquid to move a certain distance or the distance moved in a certain time. The orientation of the material must be either horizontal or vertical and specified.
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.