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Marine Gelcoat Line Made to Last

Monday, February 6, 2017

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A new line of marine coatings from manufacturer Ashland (Dublin, Ohio) is designed to coat boats that are designed for aesthetics as well as performance.

Maxguard SCP
Ashland

Maxguard SCP is a line of marine gelcoats that the company says will appeal to consumers and premium boatbuilders alike.

Maxguard SCP is a line of marine gelcoats that the company says will appeal to consumers and premium boatbuilders alike. The manufacturer cites UV-, blush-, and blister-resistance as characteristics of the boat coatings, and likewise says the line features crack resistance and easy application.

Gelcoats are in-mold coatings used in fiber-reinforced plastics and cast polymers.

Aesthetics and Performance

“The exterior appearance of a boat is critical to boat owners who typically invest a lot of resources and many man-hours maintaining their vessel to keep it looking beautiful,” said Ryan Wilkins, marine gelcoat manager, North America, for Ashland. “With the SCP product line, Ashland continues to advance the aesthetic and performance capabilities of gelcoat technology.”

More information: www.ashland.com.

   

Tagged categories: Coating Materials; Gel; Marine Coatings; North America; Ships and vessels

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