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Gadgets have a habit of getting wet, whether that be the rain or receiving a text message when in the bath - not to be recommended.
Now imperceptibly thin nanotechnology is hoping to lengthen the lifespan of wet gadgets as Richard Taylor explains.
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Chemical Composition: HzO Proprietary Blend (Trade-Secret)
HzO’s WaterBlock™ chemical composition is expressly the sole ownership and claimed intellectual property of HzO, Inc. (USA)
Humidity Resistivity: MIL spec STD-810
Salt Restively: MIL spec STD-810
Thermal Conductivity: 0.084 (W/(m·K))
Thermal Stability: Tested stable from -50°C to 120°C
Toxicity: Non-Toxicity Certificate of Compliance
Vapor Transmission Rate: ASTM E96; 0.25 g.mil for water vapor/0.31 g.mil for water
Vibration: MIL spec STD-833 method 2007.3 condition A
Originally posted by Infi8nity
The last phone he dunked in the water looks fake.edit on 20-1-2013 by Infi8nity because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Mamatus
The first company to market with Nano-tech super hydrophobic coatings is called Neverwet. I have already seen an advertisement online to send a phone to one of their partners and for $60.00 US they will coat it and return it.
Neat stuff, Really cool to think about no more ruined electronics, watches, etc etc.
Link to Neverwetedit on 21-1-2013 by Mamatus because: (no reason given)
HZO has said that their technology is so expensive that it is pitching its product to manufacturers. The company says that they would have to charge so much to waterproof individual devices that it isn’t practical. Instead the company wants device manufacturers to have their products treated and then sell them. HZO’s treatment would be an added feature and because the treatment would be used on large quantities of devices, the cost per device would be negligible.
On the other hand Liquipel will waterproof your device in one to three days depending on how much you want to spend. If you need your phone back immediately, you can pay $69 and they will treat your phone within one to two hours of receiving it and ship it back to you. Fifty-nine dollars will have your phone treated within one to two days of receiving it and then it will be shipped back. Seventy-nine dollars will get you treatment within one to three days of receipt and Gadget Protective Film that will scratch proof your device similar to Zagg’s InvisibleSHIELD. So far, there is a limited list of devices they will treat.