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Marine / Protective Coatings

Marine coatings are applied to military or commercial ships, pleasure craft, off shore rigs but also structures which are in sea or fresh water environments.

Marine coatings need to provide the dual protection from corrosion and against marine-related damage and provide the performance demanded in the marine industry. Main chemistries used to formulate marine coatings are epoxies or polyurethanes.

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May 10, 2019 | Industry News

Selektope®’s Anti-barnacle Active Agent Selected for Use in Team Tankers’ Additional Ships

Team Tankers has committed four additional ships to using the protection of the anti-barnacle active agent Selektope® following distinguished fouling prevention performance during a 40-month trial...

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May 3, 2019 | Industry News

Researchers Discover Coatings that Shed Ice Effortlessly from Large Surfaces

A new class of coatings that sheds ice effortlessly from even large surfaces has moved researchers closer to their decades-long goal of ice-proofing cargo ships, airplanes, power lines and other...

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Apr 17, 2019 | Industry News

Evonik Selects Azelis to Distribute its DEGALAN® Thermoplastic (Meth) Acrylic Binders

Azelis will distribute Evonik’s range of DEGALAN® thermoplastic (meth) acrylic binders for coatings and ink applications. The products are mainly used in marine and container paints, metal and...

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Apr 15, 2019 | Industry News

ARES Project on Bionic Ship Coatings Wins BMBF Validation Award

The research project “Air-retaining Surfaces” (ARES) studies new types of ship coatings that permanently retain an air layer under water and, thus, help considerably reduce friction, corrosion, and...

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Apr 15, 2019 | Product News

Hempel Unveils Powerful Antifouling Coating, Atlantic+

Hempel has launched a powerful new antifouling coating - Atlantic+ - providing flexible and reliable performance. Delivering unparalleled protection, Atlantic+ is designed to protect the hull from...

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Apr 8, 2019 | Industry News

New Eco-friendly Polymer Coatings to Minimize Biofouling in Fishing Nets

Research team at Kiel University presents a new approach for prevention of biofouling at the Hannover Messe. They aim to develop a coating material which is specially adapted to the specific...

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Mar 26, 2019 | Product News

Clariant Launches Bio-based Pigment, Non-halogenated FR and more

Clariant has announced more support for coatings to make their mark in the sustainable transformation of all kinds of land, sea and air transport. It launched the bio-based version of iconic Pigment...

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Mar 20, 2019 | Industry News

Perstorp Expands Pentaerythritol Production Capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg Plant

Perstorp is increasing the annual Penta production capacity at its Bruchhausen/Arnsberg plant. The Penta polyols are widely used in resins for coatings in the building & construction and steel works...

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Mar 19, 2019 | Product News

Hexion at ECS 2019: Launches Technology for Isocyanate-free Coatings

Hexion is highlighting unique technology based on its VeoVa™ vinyl ester and silane monomers. Hexion’s technology platform enables the creation of isocyanate-free resins and can be used in marine...

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Mar 8, 2019 | Industry News

AkzoNobel Opens 12.6 Million Euro R&D Innovation Campus for Coatings

AkzoNobel opens a lab complex which can test new products in conditions that mimic the world's most extreme environment. Focus will be on marine and oil and gas industries. One of the key features...

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