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    Thread: Ultra Ever Dry - Imagining the automotive potential here...

    1. Member Volkscience's Avatar
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      02-07-2013 04:13 PM #1
      Have you guys seen this? It's pretty amazing... sorry if it's a repeat.

      http://youtu.be/IfUaKXasdD4

      I'm thinking about all those products out there that claim "Once a year waxing" or "rust proof undercoating" and we all know the truth behind most of these kinds of products I think.

      I imagine that with more development a product like this could seriously revolutionize the automotive world. Rust would really not be a problem regardless if you lived in the rust-belt or not. Who needs windshield wipers too? Certainly would be something dealers could offer as a add-on or could be applied at the assembly line.

      Imagine finding car parts in junk yards on cars that are more or less perfectly preserved otherwise.

      Well far as I can tell this stuff is not cheap to apply but I was pretty blown away. I'd imagine over time it will become more affordable.
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      02-07-2013 04:16 PM #2
      I saw this on reddit. It comes off with regular soap, plus it is translucent so wouldn't exactly work well with nice paint jobs.

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      02-07-2013 04:18 PM #3
      Wow.

      I'm impressed.

      Aside from the obvious "am I giving myself cancer?" thoughts, I REALLY want to invest in this.

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      02-07-2013 04:23 PM #4
      Their tests are impresive enough that I would like to know more about it.
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      02-07-2013 05:18 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      I saw this on reddit. It comes off with regular soap, plus it is translucent so wouldn't exactly work well with nice paint jobs.
      True and I'm definitely far from a scientific mind here but I imagine some kind of blend with a regular wax could be created so it's some kind of super cancer causing wax that gets into the ground water and kills thousands... wait... no I meant...

      I would imagine being it's some kind of nano-science they could (in time), engineer it to blend with paints, waxes, whatever... pretty damn cool.
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      02-07-2013 05:35 PM #6
      That is amazing!!

      I want that on my car, stat!
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      02-07-2013 05:35 PM #7
      That's pretty cool!

      I would love to get my hands on some for my work boots, gloves, and tools.
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      02-07-2013 05:35 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Volkscience View Post
      Have you guys seen this? It's pretty amazing... sorry if it's a repeat.


      I'm thinking about all those products out there that claim "Once a year waxing" and we all know the truth behind most of these kinds of products I think.
      No you're wrong, Nano ceramics and even a good coat or two of Collinite 845 will last over a year.

    9. 02-08-2013 10:02 AM #9
      that's awesome!
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      02-08-2013 11:16 AM #10
      Saw this yesterday via facebook, then I emailed the company to check availability and pricing but haven't heard back yet. I really just want it to play around with. Wonder it it's toxic. If not I'd totally coat myself in it and then dive in a pool just to see what it feels like.
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      02-08-2013 11:19 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Shmi View Post
      Saw this yesterday via facebook, then I emailed the company to check availability and pricing but haven't heard back yet. I really just want it to play around with. Wonder it it's toxic. If not I'd totally coat myself in it and then dive in a pool just to see what it feels like.
      $140 a Qt is what the price is This has been on the Jeep forums, guys are coating their seats etc for mudding.

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      02-08-2013 11:21 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by horsty69 View Post
      $140 a Qt is what the price is This has been on the Jeep forums, guys are coating their seats etc for mudding.
      That price is about what I expected. Pricey but definitely interesting and would be fun to run experiments with.
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      02-08-2013 11:30 AM #13
      I would love to coat my house in that stuff :O

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      02-08-2013 11:32 AM #14
      This needs to be financially viable.

      This kind of idea popped into my head a couple years ago, the fact that water is polar so why can't there be a product that magnetically repels it. Then I remembered Rain-X and wax and realized that it's already been thought of. Didn't realize it could get so much more efficient.

      Would love to have a car with a permanent coating of this as long as the color looks fine.

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      02-08-2013 11:36 AM #15
      Very cool stuff. Can't wait to see more coatings like this making their way onto products from the factory.

      $57/qt here ...

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    16. 02-08-2013 11:47 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by bherman13 View Post
      This needs to be financially viable.

      This kind of idea popped into my head a couple years ago, the fact that water is polar so why can't there be a product that magnetically repels it. Then I remembered Rain-X and wax and realized that it's already been thought of. Didn't realize it could get so much more efficient.

      Would love to have a car with a permanent coating of this as long as the color looks fine.
      Not quite as repellent as the video above... but you should look into OptiCoat 2.0, it's a permanent sealant that you can apply yourself.
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      02-08-2013 11:48 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by curvedinfinity View Post
      Very cool stuff. Can't wait to see more coatings like this making their way onto products from the factory.

      $57/qt here ...

      http://www.globalindustrial.com/prod...Fc2j4AodpwUAxw
      It's two parts though, a bottom coat and top coat. The top coat on that same site is $100. You had my hopes up!
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      02-08-2013 11:49 AM #18
      That glass with the green water square Sucks it's not available for use on high gloss painted finishes yet. I think I will buy some anyway. I can think of about 20 little things around my house this would be great for. Great find OP 1,000,000 internet points for you.
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      02-08-2013 11:54 AM #19
      too bad it isn't clear and more durable. as a windshield coating this would be amazing.
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      02-08-2013 12:10 PM #20
      There is already something out there like this for windshields, it was offered to us when we got the TL for $500 or some such. Looked pretty neat as they throw things like muddy water and the like at it, just falls right off.

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      02-08-2013 12:43 PM #21
      There is already something out there like this for windshields, it was offered to us when we got the TL for $500 or some such. Looked pretty neat as they throw things like muddy water and the like at it, just falls right off.

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      02-08-2013 12:56 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by Prail11 View Post
      There is already something out there like this for windshields, it was offered to us when we got the TL for $500 or some such. Looked pretty neat as they throw things like muddy water and the like at it, just falls right off.
      Rain-X??

    23. 02-08-2013 01:39 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by saron81 View Post
      Rain-X??
      For $500 I hope it is a little more permanent than rain-x...

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      02-08-2013 01:42 PM #24
      There must be more to it, if it was this black and white the military would have picked it up years ago. I'm assuming the durability just isn't there.
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      02-08-2013 01:46 PM #25
      something that won't give you cancer


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      02-08-2013 01:56 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by ABATurbo View Post
      For $500 I hope it is a little more permanent than rain-x...
      They said it was good for 10 years. Warrantied for that long anyway.

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      02-08-2013 02:00 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by takenotes View Post
      something that won't give you cancer

      What is that?

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      What is that?

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      Similar to Cilajet I believe.
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      Quote Originally Posted by j. Kush View Post
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      Similar to Cilajet I believe.


      Found the vid from this thread.

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      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      What is that?

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      02-08-2013 02:58 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by horsty69 View Post
      $140 a Qt is what the price is This has been on the Jeep forums, guys are coating their seats etc for mudding.
      Does the driver just slide off of the seat?

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      02-08-2013 03:06 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by dubsport87 View Post
      Does the driver just slide off of the seat?
      I would imagine that applied to a vinyl seat it would become more slick...most of these guys are running fabric seats...also makes a nice application for the soft top as it prevents mud etc from staining and becoming incrusted in the heavy fabric...I have no idea of what the longevity is and don’t feel my cars warrant the expense but my next ride will get this whole exterior treatment if it is proven to hold up for at least a few years, or becomes reasonably cheap enough to be applied every year.

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