Miracle Fabric “Never Gets Wet”

Miracle Fabric “Never Gets Wet”
Dan Gould
  • 24 november 2008

Swiss chemists have developed a fabric with extreme water resistant properties – in fact, they claim it “never gets wet”. The polyester material is coated with millions of nanofiliments which trap water as spherical balls on top of the material. Tilting the fabric a mere 2 degrees horizontal will cause the suspended water to slide off like marbles. Unfortunately this miracle material didn’t hold up to a run through a washing machine, but nonetheless an interesting innovation.

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