Accession Number : ADD017834

Title :   Nontoxic Antifouling Systems.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Mar 94, patented 12 Sep 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Griffith, James R

Report Date : 12 Sep 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A nontoxic antifouling system is provided at arubient conditions on a substrate which has a solid release layer bonded to a solid bonding layer which in turn is bonded to said substrate. The release layer has exceUent release property and is bonded to the bonding layer. The bonding layer contains a component which is believed to react with the same or a similar component in the release layer to enhance the desired bond therebetween. The bonding layer is tougher than the release layer but its release property is inferior to that of the release layer. (AN)

Descriptors :   *ANTIFOULING COATINGS, *PATENTS, POLYMERIZATION, RUBBER COATINGS, STYRENES, POLYSTYRENE, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY), TOUGHNESS, SUBSTRATES, SILOXANES, CROSSLINKING(CHEMISTRY), MONOMERS, BONDING, PAINTS, CURING, HYDROLYSIS, SILICATES, HYDROXYL RADICALS, ALKYL RADICALS, SILICON COATINGS, ANTIFOULING, VINYL RUBBER

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE