Ultra Ever Dry is not a conceptual product, but rather a real hydrophobic spray that can be applied to just about anything, including bread, clothing, paper, and even mud. The two-part coating is classified as a superhydrophobic coating as it exceeds 150 degrees of contact angle when measuring the sphere of a drop of water on the surface; this means that water, upon contacting the coated surface, forms very round beads which roll off quickly, without leaving the surface moist. Product page. Continue reading for a video.

It remains superhydrophobic for 30 cycles in a Taber abrasion tester with a CS-10 abrasive wheel. The two-part coating is also oleophobic, which means that it repels refined oil and many other hydrocarbons. More information.