Coating system combines foul release and biocide technologies

Applying Hempaguard topcoat

Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel first produced a silicone-based marine coating in 1999, based on technology patented by the company in the early 1970s. The product, Hempasil, provided a smooth non-stick surface on the hull, preventing adhesion of marine organisms and less drag in the water, resulting in lower fuel consumption ...

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