Accession Number : ADD013296

Title :   Underwater Applicable Antifoulant Paint Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 21 Jul 81, patented 18 Oct 83,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Supcoe, Robert F ; Radakovich, Thomas ; Rodgers, Stephen D

Report Date : 18 Oct 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention provides an underwater antifoulant coating that is of a paint-like viscosity and is applied to an underwater surface by brush and comprises a mixture of multiple chlorinated and/or fluorinated waxes, and antifoulant biocide, and a fumed silica utilized as a thickener and produces a viscosity of about 26.75 poises at 25 deg C., and a density of about 1.28.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ANTIFOULING COATINGS, PAINTS, BIOCIDES, ADHESION, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, WAXES, ALIPHATIC COMPOUNDS, SILICON DIOXIDE, THICKENERS(MATERIALS), HYDROGEN BONDS, UNDERWATER, SHIP HULLS, VISCOSITY, BRUSHES

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE