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How will hydrophobic materials help in oil removal from water?

  1. Nov 18, 2011 #1
    Hello, I thought hydrophobic materials are materials which repel water? How will they help in removing oil from water?

    Thank you
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 18, 2011 #2


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    You just don't ask. You try, you tell us what you did, we push you in the right direction.
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