another antifoul method using anodized metals

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  1. sdowney717
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    sdowney717 Senior Member

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/scientists-developing-teflon-for-bacteria/

    If you prevent that bacterial slime, then you dont attract barnacles.

    Interesting idea, can anodized metals be on a steel ship?
    Maybe corrosion could also be eliminated? Or maybe reduced.

    Seems unlikely as this says here
    http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-anodized-steel.htm
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    I would think they mean an anodized aluminum hull.
     
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