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Water Resistant Electronic Gadget
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Dear Rangutan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_Resistant_mark
http://deloachwatchservice.com/other_stuff/water_resistancy.htm
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/10/4511142/battle-of-the-waterproof-phones-review
http://www.ebay.com/bhp/water-resistant-cell-phone

Technically, Electronic components viz Integrated Circuits, Transistors, Resistors, capacitors etc are susceptible to Damage
if the electronic gadgets are dipped in water. Isn't it ?.

What is the technology the electronic gadgets manufacturers are applying to manufacture water resistant electronic gadgets viz watches, mobile phones etc ?.

Are they using Special Glass coating or any other material for
waterproof ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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Waterproofing like nature does it!
Waterproofing like nat  
Howdy there,
this "nanocoating" waterproof product is a smart copy from nature. The original study looked at why water droplets ran off leaves without there being any oily substance involved.  Studying the surface at a nanolevel found that the surface was structured in a pattern of grooves thousands of times thinner than the human hair where the force of cohesion between water molecules was greater than that with the surface. You can read about it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P2i and the links shown there. Many more discoveries and inventions will evolve from "nanotechnology".
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RRG

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