In my first weblog submit I informed you a couple of new smart-coating
know-how that causes liquids, together with pee, to bounce off
surfaces. Within the case of pee, it bounces again onto the
perpetrator, so it’s used to discourage folks (males) from
peeing on partitions in public locations. The instance I used was from
the social gathering district in Hamburg, Germany.
I simply got here throughout an announcement that the transportation
authority in Philadelphia is wanting into making use of the
hydrophobic (which means water hating, or repelling) coating in
their subways to attain the identical consequence. Included on this
announcement was a hyperlink to a Ted Discuss explaining how this
coating works, together with a number of demonstrations. The
link is here.
The draw back of the coating is that it’s costly. In accordance
to the article, the coating from UltraTech prices $550 to cowl
65 sq. toes. That’s a floor 6 half of toes by 10 toes. Not
Nonetheless the Ted Discuss is enjoyable.
— Bob Flexner