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Would this prevent fogging on glass? So many practical uses thumb.gif

Yes but look at their website and see how much it costs to try it with glasses thumb.gif
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Would this prevent fogging on glass? So many practical uses thumb.gif

I think yes as the moisture would not stick to the surface.
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well this would obviously be great for coating your Roof with. that would save home owners so much money over the years.

I think the idea of a light coating around a car is excellent as well, never lose that glossy finish, unlike my cars hood... Peeling all over the place eww..

Boots and Shoes, Winter jacked / wind breakers. wouldnt want on my socks or clothing as you still want it to be able to breath.

I dont know about its thermal capabilities, but if possible could keep moisture out of your phones, or at least the battery.
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post #44 of 97
Depending on how you coated your socks I bet it would work fine. I don't think you would Encase your sock, but rather each thread would absorb the chemical. I don't know how that would affect the flexibility of the sock, but the sock itself would repel water while your foot and shoe would not. So maybe, your foot could still breath.

But I don't see that being very comfortable. Seems more practical for more solid type objects.
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post #45 of 97
This is already on sale by the way guys, and it's about $55 per quart.

http://www.ultraeverdrystore.com/
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post #46 of 97
You could coat planes with this to prevent ice build up. Less drag with water vapor. You could take out the little sonic device that breaks up the ice already and reduce the weight of the plane.
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post #47 of 97
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This is already on sale by the way guys, and it's about $55 per quart.

http://www.ultraeverdrystore.com/

It is actually $150 a quart as you have to buy the top and bottom coat for it to work.
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pricey squirt bottles too, these guys are a rip off in a can
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post #49 of 97
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Depending on how you coated your socks I bet it would work fine. I don't think you would Encase your sock, but rather each thread would absorb the chemical. I don't know how that would affect the flexibility of the sock, but the sock itself would repel water while your foot and shoe would not. So maybe, your foot could still breath.

But I don't see that being very comfortable. Seems more practical for more solid type objects.

Also your foot would get pretty nasty because the sock couldnt absorb any sweat that is produced throughout the day. And how would you wash a sock that completely repels water? Sure it would take the sock a lot longer to get "dirty" because it isnt absorbing the sweat and oils from your foot, but it would still start to smell bad after a while.
Edited by EniGma1987 - 2/13/13 at 6:47pm
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post #50 of 97
All of you need to calm down with those millions of uses and so forth, this stuff won't be out for a while. This type of stuff was invented decades ago. You would think that if it was successful or at least somewhat successful it would have been more popular nowadays.

Edit: Besides, there's always those idiots that would try eating this stuff.
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