Figure 7. Hydrophobic effect of sodium stearate. Left: banknote glued with sodium stearate, right: non-glued banknote, both soaked in water

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Paper Chemistry: Past to Present – Process Engineering for Advanced Chemistry Lessons

Laura Bögge, Marco Reinmold, Arnim Lühken

World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(2), 84-89 doi:10.12691/wjce-7-2-7