Case Study

Biofoul for Inlet Screens



Huge savings with over 4 years’ service and virtually no marine growth.

  Client Marine industry, Japan.   Scope of Work  Marine growth on sea water intakes causing significant reduction in intake flow. Requirement to cut costs of regular maintenance.   Products  Biofoul.   Coating System • New substrate grit blasted to ISO 8501-1 cleanliness standard SA 21/2with a minimum surface profile of 50µ. • Whole sample treated with corrosion barrier coating, Polyglass VEF by airless spray application to achieve a minimum dft of 900 microns. • Topcoat of Biofoul applied by airless spray application to achieve a minimum dft of 250 microns.   Coating Credentials  As an anti-foul, Biofoul provides an excellent alternative to toxic anti-fouling materials, including electrolytic processes, that produce unwanted levels of chlorine which can also cause serious corrosion problems. Biofoul has been tested in an independent laboratory for both effectiveness and non-toxicity.  

Biofoul for inlet screens

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