Problem Solving Forum
December 12 - December 16, 2022
What type of antifouling or foul-release coating will provide the greatest protection in warm tropical waters, and for how long?
Kaunteya Deshpande of COATEAM Solutions on
December 12, 2022:
An SPC modelled suitably for the water temperature ...read more An SPC modelled suitably for the water temperature, average speed, max idle period & trading pattern shall do the job. Actually the paint cos sell these anti-fouling products as rigid formulae which, in fact they can be tailor made per vessel. Given the amount of liters (thousands) the paint flows for each dry docking, the paint company can easily give a perfect tailor made solution to the ship owner based on the parameters mentioned above.
Suresh Setty of Alpha High-Tech Polyurtehanes on
December 21, 2022:
COVAL Covalent bond coating is recommendable for A ...read more COVAL Covalent bond coating is recommendable for Antifouling properties. .
Dean Wall of InspectorCoat on
December 14, 2022:
silyl methacrylate antifouling eg SeaQuantum Ultr ...read more silyl methacrylate antifouling eg SeaQuantum Ultra 111 Micrazone ?? or Mega Yacht Imperial ???
Per Gabrielsson of Free Lance Consultations and Inspections on
December 22, 2022:
Toxins are still present in most Antifoulings and ...read more Toxins are still present in most Antifoulings and foul releases, even if they have been hidden in different ways.There is now on the market a Japanese manufacture which is totally toxin-free and has shown excellent result both in normal conditions and after vessels have been in static conditions for more than 1 year during the Covid period.