Depending on the end use of a nonwoven fabric, it may be advantageous or detrimental for the fabric to be able to absorb water. There are two terms used to describe a fiber or fabric’s pro-pensity to absorb or repel water. Those terms are hydrophilic and hydrophobic. “Hydro” is a Greek word meaning water. “Philic” means loving and “phobic” means hating. Thus hydrophilic means water-loving and hydrophobic means water-hating.
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