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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabric_softener

A fabric softener is a chemical compound that is typically applied to laundry during the rinse ... New silicone-based compounds, such as polydimethylsiloxane, work by ... Anionic softeners can combine with anionic surfactants directly.

home.howstuffworks.com/dryer-sheets.htm

Check out this article and learn all about dryer sheets and how they work. ... But fabric softeners -- dryer sheets, in particular -- can help prevent this.

sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/dryer-sheets

He says static builds up when fabrics rub together and exchange electrons. ... The static electricity that's generated can be as much as 12,000 volts. And this ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/02/how-anti-static-dryer-sheets-work

Feb 18, 2011 ... Today I found out how anti-static dryer sheets work. ... Because fabric softeners are typically naturally positively charged and provide a ... Examples of materials where the triboelectric effect can be readily observed are: amber ...

www.school-for-champions.com/science/static_cling.htm

Jun 25, 2013 ... Explanation of the physics of controlling static cling. ... How do you overcome cling when wearing clothes? ... One common method to reduce or eliminate static cling on clothes is to use fabric softener in the ... Try some natural methods to reduce static cling in the wash and dry process to verify they work.

www.scientificamerican.com/article/greener-laundry

Is one method better than the other or do both fabric softener and dryer sheets damage the environment?

wonderopolis.org/wonder/how-do-dryer-sheets-prevent-static-cling

Others use dryer sheets to clean dead bugs off their car bumper, since the fabric softener in the dryer sheet can assist in cleaning. The fragrances in dryer sheets  ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Does+Fabric+Softener+Work+Physics%3F&v=GA0pQz0yCBY
Jul 25, 2017 ... The household don't get slimed skip the fabric softener do you really need softener? Choice. May 2016 but in wash fabric softeners and heat ...

www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2011/11/dont-get-slimed-skip-fabric-softener

Nov 1, 2011 ... How do fabric softeners work? Manufacturers market liquid or dry crystal fabric softeners for washing machine rinse cycles and dryer sheets for ...