The 10 Breakthrough Products of 2013

The 10 Breakthrough Products of 2013

Rust-Oleum NeverWet Liquid Repellent ($20)

A spray-on coating may seem humble, but this superhydrophobic treatment is so effective that it has virtually limitless potential. NeverWet’s nanotechnology repels moisture at a high contact angle, meaning droplets won’t flatten out and saturate a surface. It’s not a permanent finish and it doesn’t dry completely clear, but spray it on wood, metal, plastic, concrete, or even circuit boards, and any water-based liquid that comes into contact beads up like mercury and rolls right off.

multi-surface liquid repelling barrier step 1 and 2 spray cans

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Posted 11/06/2013 in news