Daily Quiz (21)


In a Summer 2020 PaintSquare Press article, Majestic Fast Ferry reported that this type of coating provided energy savings and allowed for improved speeds at sea.


What is the standard active substance approval time for newly formulated antifouling coatings?


True or false: A three-year study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation found that copper-based antifouling coatings were the most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels.


Ion exchange pigments would most likely be found in what type of coating?


True or false: A three-year research study found that foul-release coatings were the most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels.


True or false: Ion exchange pigments provide antifouling properties to coatings.


True or false: Non-toxic, foul-release coatings for ships hulls are often based on silicone elastomers.


True or false: Studies have shown that foul-release coatings are the most effective types in combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels.


True or false: Ammonium polyphosphate is typically found in antifouling coatings.


True or false: The use of copper in antifouling coatings has been approved in Europe through 2026.


True or false: The technology used today for the majority of non-toxic, foul-release systems on ships is based on silicone elastomers, according to a JPCL article on the subject.


What organization is presenting a paper describing a template for a biofouling management plan at an upcoming IMO committee meeting?


True or false: Foul-release antifouling coating types include those based on silicones, fluoropolymers, and glass-flake-filled vinyl ester resins.


Which of the following has been banned as an ingredient in antifouling coatings on ocean-going vessels?


Among the various types of anti-foulings for ships, what are foul-release coatings?


The IMO ban on use of tributyltin in antifouling systems for ships was adopted in 2001. In what year did the ban go into force in the United States?


What organization recently published “Efficacy Evaluation of Antifouling Products?”


Adopted in 2001 by the International Maritime Organization, the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships prohibits the use of tributyltin (TBT) antifouling coatings. When did the Convention go into effect in the United States?


Among the various types of anti-foulings for ships, what are foul-release coatings?


True or false: Tributyltin is the main biocide used in formulating antifouling coatings.


Which of the following has been banned as an ingredient in antifouling coatings on ocean-going vessels?


 
 
   

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