Anti fouling for aluminum hulls?

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Deering, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. Deering
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    Deering Senior Member

    What’s the state of the art systems these days? I’ve been using ePaint but have been underwhelmed by its performance. Anything better on the market?

    (obviously copper-based paints are incompatible with aluminum...)
     
  2. Barry
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    Barry Senior Member

    Everyone probably has their favorite but we have used the Interlux primer and Micron CSC for years. It is an ablative paint, ie sloughs off over time. A quick pressure wash, a quick scuff
    with 3m Scotch pads, and you can recoat it easy. The primer is substrate specific, ie fibreglass or aluminum, and several coats of csc
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2019
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