Waterproofing

Waterproofing

Terms and Definitions

Viscosity – internal friction exhibited by a fluid

 

Composite – a material produced from the combination of two or more components with different physical and chemical properties

 

Hydrophobicity – molecular properties that make a material avoid water

 

Polymer – large molecules formed when lots of atoms bond to each other

 

Di-electricity – matter/substance that has no free electrons to carry electricity; has zero or very low electrical conductivity