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Research & Development in Material Science

A Short Review of Antifouling Paint Performance in Tropical Seawater of Indonesia

Submission: October 24, 2018;Published: October 31, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RDMS.2018.08.000695

ISSN : 2576-8840
Volume8 Issue4


Antifouling paint was used on a broad range of the seawater static and dynamic structures in order to minimize it from the growth of destructive fouling organisms. In Indonesia, most scientific investigations elucidated that there is no attached fouling took place on the surface of antifouling coated steel, whereas uncoated steel were covered by dense fouling organisms during application.

Keywords: Antifouling paint; Biofouling; Corrosion; Seawater; Biocide

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