antifouling paint


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Noun1.antifouling paint - a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
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The recent ban on antifouling paint toxins has rendered them ineffective against marine growth and increased boaters' costs of maintenance, increased fuel consumption, and reduced range.
Leading marine coatings manufacturer, Hempel, announces that since 1998 it has reached the extraordinary milestone of having sold 100 million litres of its unique micro-fibre based antifouling paint.
The ban of environmentally harmful TBT-based paint products was the cause for a major change in the antifouling paint industry.
Biocide products are chemical products used to fight organisms that are damaging to human and animal health, or which damage both natural and manufactured materials (insect repellents, disinfectants, industrial chemical products, such as antifouling paint for ships, and other products for protecting materials).
An increasing rating means an increased fouled area and a decreased efficiency of the antifouling paint.
New areas covered include Prevention of Pollution from Ships, Shore Protection Act, National Coastal Zone Monitoring Act, Estuary Restoration Act, Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act, and international environmental and quality standards (ISO).
The hulls of many large boats are given a coat of antifouling paint to prevent organisms from attaching and slowing boats down.
The latest survey report on the global antifouling paint market, published by Markets and Markets, projects the market to grow from U.
The Expected Outcome of the Phase II project will be a formulation of the BMX-11 that is ready to be sold to antifouling paint manufactures.
It aims to develop a next-generation antifouling paint that will reduce vessel resistance (and so CO2 emissions through using less fuel) through less fouling, and also not leach into the water any material that is not bio-degradable.