Ross Nanotechnology Corp. has developed a superhydrophobic coating called NeverWet, which makes pretty much any treated surface into a liquid repellent. Talking about it though doesn’t do justice to this amazing product.
Woah, the chocolate just rolls of like water beads. A shame the shoe might get really hot on the inside. Wonder how long it lasts though once applied?
the water shoots-off, hunh? What happens when a person sprays it on himself and jumps into a swimming pool? he shoots-off? :D
Maybe explodes off :P
LOL. That'd be the coolest thing ever. Jumps into a pool and then the water just explodes into the air HAHA.
Someone has to try this!!!
Falls right to the bottom of the pool like there was no water, breaks his leg! Would make ultra-fast racing swim suits though... Damn I should still be a competitive swimmer!
Ok but what about the breathabillty? This may be ALOT better than GORETex in terms of proofness but GORE Tex has incredible breathabillty.
Gortex is absolute crap when outside in conditions for more than 5 minutes.
Whut..? I have been using and selling Goretex for 7 years now. I have customers from when I first started selling Goretex that still have their original Goretex jacket or boots in perfect working order.
Yeah, working order as in lucky its not deteriorating. Spend 5 mins in a downpour your gortex becomes a nice big sponge. Source; last summer, unwanted experience while guarding town from polar bears. True Story.
I see this more useful in coats and umbrellas and the like. Stuff that doesn't need breathability. Or an electronics coating. I bet they'll come up with some ingenious applications for it. Can't wait!
Coats need breathabillty lol
Oh my bad, meant 'rain' coats. :P Caught me there.
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