Self-cleaning dishes make washing dishes a thing of the past

Self-cleaning dishes.

You would think that living in the 21st century would mean that we would no longer have to deal with mundane tasks like washing dishes. Even the best dishwashers have trouble getting the dirt off sometimes. But, the Swedish design studio, Tomorrow Machine, has a brilliant solution: dishes that clean themselves.

 

 

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MIT researchers develop self-cleaning glass

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A team of researchers at MIT claim to have developed a new and improved glass that is both anti-fogging and glare-free. The near-invisible glass is also said to be self-cleaning, and it could have dozens of practical applications.

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NeverWet – revolutionary new product that repels liquids

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NeverWet™ coatings are a featured product at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase 2011

NeverWet™ coatings are Superhydrophobic and Oleophobic. Water on NeverWet™ surfaces sits as an almost perfect sphere. Water beads “glide” over the surfaces like a skate gliding over ice, with almost no surface friction. Superhydrophobic surfaces such as the leaves of the lotus plant have surfaces that are highly hydrophobic, i.e., extremely difficult to wet.  “Oleophobic” (from the Greek (oleo) “oil”) refers to the physical property of a molecule that is repelled from oil.

 

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