Loading...

The high-tech coating that makes ketchup, toothpaste and glue glide out of the container

9,393 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Jan 19, 2018

Getting ketchup out of the bottle wasn't always so smooth or easy. But a coating material called LiquiGlide, originally invented to solve a problem in the oil industry, cuts the natural friction and tension between liquids and solids, allowing you to get out every last drop of toothpaste, cream cheese or paint. The NewsHour’s Nsikan Akpan reports.

Creators:
Nsikan Akpan
Matt Ehrichs

Video Editor:
Matt Ehrichs

Producers:
Jenny Marder
Richard Coolidge
Patti Parson
Sara Just
Nick Massella

Graphics:
Adam Sarraf

Special Thanks:
Priscilla Shanks
Deep See Films LLC


Music (via Free Music Archive):

LiquiGlide:
“Ingenuity” by Lee Rosevere
“Electric Car” by Podington Bear
“Whiz Bang” by Podington Bear
“Humble Pie” by Podington Bear
“We’re Almost There” by Lee Rosevere

Comments are disabled for this video.
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...