Liquid Glass
Liquid GlassCourtesy Hustvedt
Soon almost every product you purchase will be coated with liquid glass. It repels bacteria, water and dirt, is highly flexible and breathable, and is easy to clean using only water or a simple wipe with a damp cloth.
Nanopool, who makes "Liquid Glass" says it is available in Germany now, and will be in the UK early in 2010.

Quantum force bonding

Using their secret process, NanoPool extracts silicon dioxide molecules from glass and mixes them with water or ethanol. When sprayed on various materials, a 100 nanometer coating offers protection against bacteria, graffiti, stains and is food safe and environmentally friendly.

Spray-on liquid glass is about to revolutionize almost everything PhysOrg.com

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

mdr's picture
mdr says:

I really like this idea. But when they say it's "food safe" I'm hoping they don't mean you can use it as some sort of spray-on plastic wrap. I'd have trouble with that. I suspect they mean materials treated with the product can safely come in contact with foods.

posted on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 12:04pm
ARTiFactor's picture
ARTiFactor says:

I suspect that what you fear might happen.

Certificates and expert’s reports by accredited independent institutes and labs
have documented the following properties:

* Physiological harmless
* Food safe
* Compatible with skin and mucosa
* Free of nano particles
* Environmentally friendly

posted on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 6:08pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

thats reallyinteresting


posted on Sat, 03/06/2010 - 11:43pm
AMAZING's picture

How do we know this is food safe? Agent orange was said to be safe.

posted on Sun, 03/21/2010 - 4:12pm
Concerned..... ^_^'s picture
Concerned..... ^_^ says:

What if the glass sticks to the food? Or worse gets mixed with the food? I don't think that the glass is edible anyway. I think that you guys should make glass edible, so when a situation occurs like what I described above. Then using liquid glass would be ABSOLUTLEY safe to use. Not like I don't like the idea...I think it's positively FABULOUS!!!!! Great job scientists! =]

posted on Sat, 05/15/2010 - 4:57pm
HAILEY's picture
HAILEY says:


posted on Fri, 05/21/2010 - 3:07pm
nano114's picture
nano114 says:

A West Australian company Asanti Industries(www.asantiindustries.com.au) is now supplying Nanopool products in Australia. Its being used on bus and train seats, limestone fences, paving and as a release agent between surfaces. The uses seem to be only limited by the imagination.

posted on Fri, 08/20/2010 - 9:56pm

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