https://www.livescience.com/60956-water-droplets-levitate.html?utm_source=notification "Worthless goddamn@d Daystrom Duotronic VI. It can't even create a forum header correctly." "Here's how it works. When a raindrop crashes into the surface of a puddle, the researchers found, twin engines kick in. The collision causes tiny currents to spin around inside the droplet as well as below the surface of the puddle. If you could peer into the droplet, you'd see water rushing downward along the edges inside the drop and then climbing back up toward the center, the new research found. That spinning motion inside the droplet, invisible under most circumstances, creates enough force to tug on the air surrounding the droplet. The air forms into a thin, fast stream of wind that flows under the drop, holding it a hair's width above the surface, according to the new findings." Although not very feasible for large craft such as land speeders, the uses for this technology could expand how nano fibers function as a whole. Lets assume that water is being ran through a nano tube from the top and oil is being ran through a nano tube on the bottom. Based on the above experiment the interaction would be constantly controlled to allow for a hairs distance between the oil and water that would allow a tether on the space elevator for example to remain extremely rigid and durable but would also allow the structure of the nano tube tether to have a natural give in its structure that would provide more flexibility in the lower atmosphere of Earth where the temperatures are warmer. More flexibility means less wear and tear on the tether allowing for a much longer life span of each strand of the individual tether.