antifouling coating

antifouling coating

[‚an·tē′fau̇l·iŋ ‚kōd·iŋ]
(materials)
A special paint containing copper used on ships' bottoms to prevent marine organisms from attaching themselves.
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The Castor, a Damen Stan Tug 1907, was treated with a conventional antifouling coating.
The most commonly used approach to mitigate barnacle fouling on ship hulls has been to coat them with a conventional antifouling coating.
Thus, titanium-oxide-based photocatalyst is expected to contribute to environmental purification using natural energy, for such applications as antifogging window glass and antifouling coating for external walls.
JOTUN'S Hull Performance Solutions offers shipowners and managers who purchase Jotun's silyl methacrylate SeaQuantum X200 a money back guarantee if the antifouling coating fails to deliver less than 1.
Japan has moved to rigorously enforce its implementation, with more than 205 lines of antifouling coating now banned from use in the country, according to the Japan Paint Manufacturer's Association (JPMA).
In tests on titanium dioxide, a common implant material, the antifouling coating stuck fast.
Ober says that the challenge of an antifouling coating that works through physical--rather than chemical--processes is to be able to address the arsenal of adhesives that marine bacteria, animals, and plants use for sticking to surfaces.
Abstract In this article, a waterborne antifouling coating was prepared using novel synthesized silicone-acrylate emulsion and 2,3-epoxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone.
The epoxy--polysiloxane coating makes it possible to apply fouling release on top of an existing antifouling coating without fully blasting the hull, and it requires only one coat to link the old antifouling system to the Hempasil X3 topcoat -- compared to two coats in today's industry-standard upgrade solution.
Hempel has devised a coating, Nexus X-Seal--an epoxy-polysiloxane tie-coat, which makes it possible to apply one coat of biocide-free fouling release on top of an aged antifouling coating, without the need for full blasting.
Stucky speculates that a synthetic material based on the worm's teeth might one day serve as an antifouling coating for ships' hulls.
Modernization hull and waterline through the supply and application din a painting system with antifouling coating free from any foul biocide technology - Ship release of Vesuvius.