Spray-on liquid glass - hull protection?


PhysOrg.com) – Spray-on liquid glass is transparent, non-toxic, and can protect virtually any surface against almost any damage from hazards such as water, UV radiation, dirt, heat, and bacterial infections. The coating is also flexible and breathable, which makes it suitable for use on an enormous array of products.”

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2010-02-spray-on-liquid-glass-revolutionize.html#jCp

I wonder how this would perform on canoe and kayak hulls?

a bit apprehensive here
I hope this new material has been thoroughly researched for kitchen use. Other than that it sounds neat. Maybe it’s something that could be applied occasionally to a kayak.

I question whether any clear coating
could provide permanent UV protection to a hull. The 303 folks say that all clear UV screen chemicals are sacrificial, that is, the UV gradually destroys the screening chemical.