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Offline thedoc

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How can materials be engineered to stay dry?
« on: 22/11/2013 17:17:46 »
A surface has been designed which stays incredibly dry.

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Re: How can materials be engineered to stay dry?
« Reply #1 on: 22/11/2013 18:26:02 »
Is this new process better than Rust-Oleum's NeverWet? It sounds like a much more expensive process, compared to the spray-on product.
 

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Re: How can materials be engineered to stay dry?
« Reply #2 on: 24/11/2013 11:09:30 »
Hard to say Phractality, tried to see what it was on the manufacturer page but? What is it?
 

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Re: How can materials be engineered to stay dry?
« Reply #3 on: 24/11/2013 14:41:12 »
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This suggests that they could be useful for surfaces exposed to freezing rain, to prevent ice forming on them, which is particularly important for aeroplanes.

Hairyplanes?
 

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