Dispatches from District 48
Super-hydrophobic and aleophobic paint on a car, repelling water and dirt.
How long before someone pranks their 4-wheeling friend by painting their truck with this paint before they go mudding?
I solve this problem by not buying white cars.
A clear coat would be a good idea for the solar arrays on Mars rovers. Also on other hard to reach dusty places like exchangers on heat pumps.
Nice Neal Stephenson plug there... 🙂
It wears off after a year. It might be better to make it a topical wax or polish that can be applied every year.