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Old 22 June 2013, 06:01   #1
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NeverWet Super-Hydrophobic use with RIBs?

Not sure if anyone has heard of it but there is a new product that has just been released which is essentially a liquid repelling spray. The best way to understand it is to watch this video

I doubt anyone would be an expert on this but would you think it would be theoretically possible to spray this stuff onto the hull of a boat to reduce friction to give a slight performance increase?
I know I can think of many other uses for this such as on windscreens or seats, has anyone else got any good suggestions. I might be ordering some shortly to play around with.

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Old 22 June 2013, 06:10   #2
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The current version (to be released soon) is not suitable for transparent materials as it leaves "a frosty haze".

They intend to address this issue. The resultant product would be a very good replacement for Rain-X
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