Magic paint makes sparks

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by messabout, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. messabout
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    messabout Senior Member

    A most interesting item found here. These Rice University researchers have developed a paint that can be used as a battery. The paint film battery produces 2.5 volts and can be wired in series to produce more voltage.

    At the present state of developement the stuff would be prohibitively expensive. As developement continues it is sure to be brought into the realm of the possible for all sorts of applications including our beloved boats.
  2. Telein
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    Telein Junior Member

    The future of battery technology will be bright indeed. I look forward to the advancement of these technologies and corresponding applications.
  3. Village_Idiot
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    Village_Idiot Senior Member

    Prolly don't want to paint your gas tank with it :D
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