interesting new durable water repellent?

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interesting new durable water repellent?

by Kai » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:26 pm

I wonder how long it will be before this stuff makes its way into dwr coatings for outdoor equipment and clothes.

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Re: interesting new durable water repellent?

by Autoxfil » Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:05 pm

Hey, that looks awesome! If it maintains the same sort of breathability as a modern DWR-treated softshell, with greatly increased water repellency - goodbye membranes.

Here's a video I found.

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Re: interesting new durable water repellent?

by brrrdog » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:52 pm

I thought I would dig up this post since this stuff is officially at home depot: ... |Rustoleum

Also a new video out:

So what can we use it on? Anti icing/balling for crampons and other metal tools? Spray for boots? Bottom of tents? No breathability studies yet so I may need to experiment as far as clothes go. Backpack maybe?

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