Self made Copper-Epoxy-mix as Antifouling? - And the 'same' ready made products?

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Angélique, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Mike the process is pretty straight forward, except for the etch or substrate bond, which needs to be electrically conductive and they're just not talking. I'm pretty sure I know how it's done on the hard plastics and polyester would fall into this range, so yes a chrome hull would be cool as sin. Though you should strongly consider this option, as you'll spend months with a boogie board, trying to get it fair enough for chrome.
     

  2. Roly
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    G'day Herman, somewhat old thread but;

    How did that water based epoxy work out? Blind alley, or?
    Was it any superior to using a suitably thinned regular epoxy?
    West suggested years ago thinned 105 was substancially more
    water permeable.
     
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