Epoxy teflon antifoul/hull slicker......

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Roly, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. Roly
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    Roly Senior Member

    Anybody had experience with this hard antifoul/hull slicker?
    So far all I have is negatives. ie- you have to grind it off to put anything else over;And, it doesnt work that great. (As an antifoul)
    UV problem at water line?
     
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  3. Roly
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    Seems pretty good.Hope someone here has used it and can report in.
    I was also looking for the slickness of the teflon for less drag. Maybe throw some teflon in with the coppercoat? ;)
     
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    Do not add Teflon.:D http://www.coppercoat.com/testimonials.htm

    It's English, trust us!:D :D :D

    Coppercoat is increasingly used by professional racers. The hard, metallic epoxy coating can be burnished with fine 'wet and dry' paper to achieve an incredibly smooth and fast finish.

    LINK:

    Symblast
    Case study

    Sailing yacht 'Zest' Berth – Swanwick Marina, Hampshire Treated with Coppercoat – July 1993

    These pictures show ‘Zest’ as lifted in July 2005, after 12 years afloat. After the usual 15 minutes pressure wash and inspection ‘Zest’ was ready for relaunch.

    'Zest' is kept afloat 365 days a year and has not been re-anti-fouled since first treated in 1993.

    Aquarius Marine Coatings Ltd. Shears Building, Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1HD
    marine antifoul | advantages | how it works | application | gallery | tech

    Pericles
     
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  5. Roly
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    Wow!!!! Thats a decision just made.....and no experimentation. Impressive.
    Thanks Pericles!
     
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    Good on ya':D

    Pericles
     
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