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post #11 of 97
Amazing. You can completely stop corrosion. If it does last for a few years thumb.gif
With roads coated with this, I see lots of $$$ saved up on repairs.
post #12 of 97
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Originally Posted by Rognin View Post

Could you coat this on flesh?

Could easily replace condoms... redface.gif

I think I already have this stuff naturally on me, women instantly get repelled from me when I'm near. frown.gif
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Originally Posted by RussianHak View Post

Amazing. You can completely stop corrosion. If it does last for a few years thumb.gif
With roads coated with this, I see lots of $$$ saved up on repairs.

It would never go on roads, too much friction from people driving would almost instantly wear it off. However the underside of cars would be a great place for it if they can get it temperature resistant enough.
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I want this on my car. No more car washes, less worry about random paint, tree sap, oil, mud, CORROSIVE SALT!!! (maybe)

you can already get similar stuff for your windscreen. No need to use wipers thumb.gif
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cheap roofing comes to mind..
 
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post #16 of 97
I have tried contacting the company to see if I can purchase a sample and I have yet to hear back from them.
post #17 of 97
Would be great for all sorts of things. The paint examples really stood out to me. No need to clean up the paint tray. No wasted paint coating the inside of a paint can. The concrete sliding down the simulated concrete chute was a nice touch too. When I was a young man working road construction that seemed like a endless headache to me, cleaning up the cement truck, the forms, the tools.

Would be awesome for my work truck. The thing gets freaking filthy after a single job. I'm forever cleaning my side windows and mirrors as well due to the dirt that gets splashed up on them.

But I'm not holding my breath for this product since we've seen this sort of thing before. Dudes should bring their crap to market instead of posting videos about how awesome it is.
post #18 of 97
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you can already get similar stuff for your windscreen. No need to use wipers thumb.gif

I have that coating on my S60; it's just okay... I still prefer to use the wipers.
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This would have some interesting military applications as well. If you could coat a ship or submarines hull with this wouldn't it reduce drag?
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Would this stuff allow you to coat your PC components and submerge them into water? Without frying the components?

*reading the pdf*

Pressure:
• Remains dry under 1 foot of water for months
• Remains dry under 90 feet of water for 6 days

So, assuming this prevents components from frying(not sure if it does), would this hamper cooling by any great margin?
Edited by Alanim - 2/11/13 at 11:48am
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