Clean hulls without poisons: Devising and testing nontoxic marine coatings

  title={Clean hulls without poisons: Devising and testing nontoxic marine coatings},
  author={R. F. Brady},
  journal={Journal of Coatings Technology},
  • R. F. Brady
  • Published 2000
  • Materials Science
  • Journal of Coatings Technology
  • Because this paper marks 50 years since the first Mattiello Memorial Lecture, it begins with a remembrance of the man in whose honor we meet and an appreciation of his character and his contributions to the coatings industry. The body of the paper is concerned with the coating used on a hull of a ship to prevent the accumulation of barnacles and other fouling. The most effective antifouling paint now being used contains toxins and will be forbidden by international regulations within eight… CONTINUE READING
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