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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Globic 7000 is a new antifouling coating with enhanced operational flexibility for all vessel types and a speed loss of 4.5 percent, on average (according to ISO 19030).
Hempel is launching Globic 7000, a new antifouling coating with enhanced operational flexibility for all vessel types and a speed loss of 4.5 per cent, on average (according to ISO 19030).
While these photocatalytic nano-coatings are a significant step towards the production of an eco-friendly antifouling coating, potential risks to human health and environment need to be carefully studied.
Worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched a new antifouling coating - Atlantic+ - providing flexible and reliable performance.
The efficacy of an antifouling coating depends on site-specific fouling pressure where the vessel operates, which biocide(s) are used in the formulation, and the biocidal release rate from the painted surface to the ambient water.
By upgrading to HPS with Jotun's top-of-the-line SeaQuantum X200 antifouling coating, the Triple-E ships are expected to reinforce their energy efficiency advantage.
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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 1.5 per cent speed loss or a maximum 4.5 per cent increase in fuel consumption over a 60 months dry-docking interval.
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).
However, tests proved that TBT contaminated the surrounding water and it was banned worldwide as a marine antifouling coating this summer.
In tests on titanium dioxide, a common implant material, the antifouling coating stuck fast.