Accession Number : ADD018707

Title :   Robust, Nontoxic, Antifouling Polymer

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 23 Feb 96, patented 29 Jul 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Brady, Robert F , Jr ; Pawlikowski, Gregory T

Report Date : 29 Jul 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A robust, nontoxic, antifouling coating and process for making the same are disclosed. The antifouling coating comprises a base coat formed typically from a poly and a polyiisocyanate wherein a molar excess of polyiisocyanate is typically used. A top coat is formed on the base coat by reacting the base coat with aliphatic branched or unbranched diol.

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *ANTIFOULING COATINGS, *PATENTS, ADHESION

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Polymer Chemistry
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE