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Table 3 Comparison of quality between commercial and developed pad samples

From: Development of biopolymer-based menstrual pad and quality analysis against commercial merchandise

Sample no. Sample name Total absorptive capacity (gm) Retention after centrifugation (gm) Rewet Acquisition time (s) Wicking height
cm
First (gm) Second (gm)
01 Commercial Sample-01 63.6 18.07 0.00 0.02 3 9.01
02 Commercial Sample-02 58.5 9.60 0.76 2.3 5 4.80
03 Commercial Sample-03 56.01 9.67 0.79 2.01 6 5.78
04 100% Cotton 53.95 9.67 0.77 2.2 6 4.70
05 50% Cotton + 50% Viscose 61.01 9.25 0.85 2.36 4 5.10
06 33.3% Cotton + 33.3% Viscose + 33.3% Tissue Paper 57.55 9.79 0.94 2.48 5 5.00
07 50% Cotton + 50% Viscose, 1 gm Sodium Alginate is added 62.22 13.20 0.52 0.04 4 8.51
08 50% Cotton + 50% Viscose, 1 gm CMC is added 62.01 14.67 0.6 0.05 4 8.72
09 50% Cotton + 50% Viscose, 1 gm CMC and 1gm Sodium Alginate is added 63.20 16.30 0.20 0.03 3 8.85