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JugglingMonkeys
09-28-2007, 07:38
Is there such a thing as a no fog mask?

or even a low fog mask?

Apart from using the drops.

Thanks!

charlesml3
09-28-2007, 08:17
I've never seen one. It takes a LOT of cleaning to get a new mask to the point where it won't fog.

Here's a thread on it:

http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/fins-masks-snorkels/200520-keep-mask-fogging.html

monarch11180
10-02-2007, 13:23
yea i have never seen one yet!

Clanggedin
10-02-2007, 14:16
Yes... It's called a well used mask.

scubasavvy
10-02-2007, 14:42
Sea Gold and then Sea Drops...there's a no fog mask.

Flatliner
10-02-2007, 15:07
I have a sea dive with an anti-fog treatment in it. It isn't no fog, I still use the antifog, but it does do better than the other masks I have used.

dludwig
10-02-2007, 16:03
never heard of one w/out using at least, good old fashioned spit :smiley5:

ScubaToys Larry
10-02-2007, 17:06
Sure... We've got one:

http://scubatoys.com/store/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=NeptuneIIFullFace

As new dry air comes in, it goes across the face plate, and your exhaled air is kept away from the front lens and goes out the bottom valve.

You didn't say you had a price constraint did you??

JugglingMonkeys
10-02-2007, 20:08
None at all!
especially after the 95% special discount!
:smiley20:

JugglingMonkeys
10-02-2007, 20:33
I have a sea dive with an anti-fog treatment in it. It isn't no fog, I still use the antifog, but it does do better than the other masks I have used.

where do you get this from?

Flatliner
10-02-2007, 20:43
I got it from my LDS. However it is manufactured by the peoples republic of Aqualung. I am sure ST has something similar.

Larry,

Is there an FFM with coms that allows you to use your own reg?

sudnit5
10-02-2007, 20:59
I have found that a toothpaste treatment then some anti-fog works very well.

cshel
10-02-2007, 21:21
I use 500 PSI and very seldom have it fog up.

BuzzGA
10-02-2007, 21:34
A no fog mask (other than the full face one Larry) would be just about an instant buy in my house.

lmorin
10-03-2007, 11:36
No fog masks are on their way. A professor at MIT has developed a method to produce glass that will not fog (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/nanofocus/top/83/8338sci1a.html) . It's a matter of time before the technology spreads. Note the date of the article is September, 2005.

RonFrank
10-03-2007, 11:47
No fog masks are on their way. A professor at MIT has developed a method to produce glass that will not fog (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/nanofocus/top/83/8338sci1a.html) . It's a matter of time before the technology spreads. Note the date of the article is September, 2005.

I read about this in 2005, and then... nothing. One has to wonder since the coating is applied using a water based application, how sensitive it is to water, and also how easy it is to scratch? Since the auto industry has expressed interest, seems like we would be seeing this soon, but so far... nada! :smiley13:

rtrski
10-07-2007, 16:42
The HydroOptix claims to have an anti-fog coating on the interior, nanofog or something like that. I can't really tell if it works to reduce fogging as I'll use some sort of soap solution anyway, but I do know it gets kind of 'soft' and waterlogged after many repeat dives without much drying time in between, so to my way of thinking it contributes to fogging (or perhaps 'blurring' is a better description) at that point.

RoadRacer1978
10-07-2007, 19:27
My new mask fogged like crazy after being cleaned with toothpaste. Cleaned it again with tothpaste, still fogged. Cleaned it again, this time really scrubbed both lenses for some time and then scrubbed the inside of the plastic case I store it in with toothpaste as well. And something worked because on my last 2 dives, no fog :) I also use some anti fog drops.

Boris42
10-08-2007, 07:39
After reading about the toothpaste cleaning method here on the forum I've had no problems with fogging. I still use 500psi before each dive as well. It's been great. But it would be nice to have a mask that was fog-free right out of the box.

JugglingMonkeys
10-08-2007, 08:37
500PSI is a shampoo right? Does it work well for mask defogging?

Boris42
10-08-2007, 10:08
500PSI is a shampoo right? Does it work well for mask defogging?

It came with my mask case. It is anti fog goo.