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Old 05-11-2012, 08:29   #1
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LiquiGlide - anti-foul possibility?

I wonder if this coating has any possibilities for anti-fouling?

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Five MIT students and their professor Kripa Varanasi have come up with a way to make a surface that anything will slide off—from ketchup out of bottles to ice off airplane wings. The plant-based product adds a microscopic slippery coating to almost any material—glass, ceramic, metal or plastic.
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:34   #2
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Re: LiquiGlide -- anti-foul possibility?

Damn interesting. When will a boat magazine test this?
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Re: LiquiGlide -- anti-foul possibility?

If anything will slide off of it, how will a boat bottom stay attached to it?
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Re: LiquiGlide -- anti-foul possibility?

Probably the same way that the adhesive on cellophane tape stays stuck on one side, but not the other side.
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