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Micron® Extra Antifouling Paint

Multi-season, self-polishing, no paint build-up Micron Extra combines the slime blocking power of Biolux™ with controlled solubility copolymer antifouling paint technology to provide long-lasting, full-spectrum defense against fouling organisms. Micron Extra incorporates Biolux™ along with cuprous oxide to achieve complete protection against shell, weed and slime fouling. The antifouling ingredients are chemically bonded into Micron Extra’s copolymer matrix, which is engineered to gradually wear away as the boat moves through the water, much like a bar of soap. This self-polishing process results in the constant, controlled delivery of biocides from freshly exposed paint film surface, and assures consistent, long-lasting performance and maximum efficiency. Micron Extra retains it’s antifouling effectiveness when hauled and can be relaunched without repainting. The longevity of Micron Extra is related to the amount of paint applied. Can be applied over tightly adhered, sound, hard, conventional antifouling paints after thorough sanding. Multi-season, self-polishing protection with no paint build-up. Two coats minimum required. Not for sale in California and in States where prohibited by law. Type: Copolymer Recommended Usage: High fouling areas, trailerables, dry-stored, fiberglass, wood, and steel hulls Biocide: 39% Cuprous Oxide Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology) Number of Coats Recommended: Two to three minimum Coverage: 110sq.ft./qt.: 440sq.ft./gal. Drying Time: To touch: 1 to 3 hrs: Overcoating: 16 hrs: to launch: 16 hrs. Thinner: 216, Model 117598

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Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon 1146273 Y5690/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Blue, Quart 1146158 Y5690/QT
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon 1146364 Y5691/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Green, Quart 1146323 Y5691/QT
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Red, Gallon 1146505 Y5692/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Red, Quart 1146448 Y5692/QT
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon 1146786 Y5693/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Black, Quart 1146562 Y5693/QT
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Shark White, Gallon 1146869 Y5694/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Shark White, Quart 1146844 Y5694/QT
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Brown, Gallon 2729408 Y5695/1
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Micron Extra Antifouling Paint, Dark Blue, Gallon 217732 Y5696/1
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Multi-season, self-polishing, no paint build-up Micron Extra combines the slime blocking power of Biolux™ with controlled solubility copolymer antifouling paint technology to provide long-lasting, full-spectrum defense against fouling organisms. Micron Extra incorporates Biolux™ along with cuprous oxide to achieve complete protection against shell, weed and slime fouling. The antifouling ingredients are chemically bonded into Micron Extra’s copolymer matrix, which is engineered to gradually wear away as the boat moves through the water, much like a bar of soap. This self-polishing process results in the constant, controlled delivery of biocides from freshly exposed paint film surface, and assures consistent, long-lasting performance and maximum efficiency. Micron Extra retains it’s antifouling effectiveness when hauled and can be relaunched without repainting. The longevity of Micron Extra is related to the amount of paint applied. Can be applied over tightly adhered, sound, hard, conventional antifouling paints after thorough sanding. Multi-season, self-polishing protection with no paint build-up. Two coats minimum required. Not for sale in California and in States where prohibited by law. Type: Copolymer Recommended Usage: High fouling areas, trailerables, dry-stored, fiberglass, wood, and steel hulls Biocide: 39% Cuprous Oxide Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology) Number of Coats Recommended: Two to three minimum Coverage: 110sq.ft./qt.: 440sq.ft./gal. Drying Time: To touch: 1 to 3 hrs: Overcoating: 16 hrs: to launch: 16 hrs. Thinner: 216, Model 117598

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InterluxMicron Extra Antifouling Paint
 
4.1

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Protects well (10)
  • Visually pleasing (10)
  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (8), Advanced (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Product - Great Service

Micron Extra was recommended by a fellow sailor.
Wet sanded bottom, and applied per instructions with a 3" roller. Paint went on easy, covered well, dried smooth, and looks great....Read complete review

Micron Extra was recommended by a fellow sailor.
Wet sanded bottom, and applied per instructions with a 3" roller. Paint went on easy, covered well, dried smooth, and looks great. Clean-up was quick and easy. Will let you know how it holds up after a season or two.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Most expensive but not the best

Its the most expensive but not the most effective bottom paint out there. I've used the West Marine PCA Gold and it out performed the Extra and the PCA was half the price!!!

Its the most expensive but not the most effective bottom paint out there. I've used the West Marine PCA Gold and it out performed the Extra and the PCA was half the price!!!

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5.0

Long-lasting and Effective

By Dana captain

from sleepy Hollow, NY

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Keeps barnacles at bay
  • Protects Well
  • Visually Pleasing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor

    Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

    When I purchased my sailboat, new, in 2002 I had three coats applied--red, blue, then red. With just touchups in the spring where the blue "signal coat" showed through, the paint lasted 12 seasons in the brackish waters of the Hudson River. I would have gotten more seasons out of this paint except the yard crew aggressively powerwashed my boat when I wasn't present. I usually wash the bottom very gently. As usual, no barnacles, zebra mussels or other hard stuff sticks to the bottom.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Paint

    By Summer Suire

    from Clayton, NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Protects Well
    • Visually Pleasing
    • Weather Proof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor

      Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

      Covered quickly and easily. Made an unpleasant job much easier.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great boat bottom paint

      By Scotty

      from Michigan

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well
      • Visually Pleasing
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

      • Thick heavy application.

      Best Uses

        Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

        one coat coverage and dries quick

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Interlux Micron

        By Brez

        from St. Clair Shores MI

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Protects Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

            Easy to use and does the job.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best by Far

            By Dave

            from Monroe, MI

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Long lasting
            • Protects Well
            • Visually Pleasing

            Cons

            • Price

            Best Uses

            • Painting Below Water Line

            Comments about Interlux Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

            This is the best bottom paint I've used. It is easy to apply. Unless you go crazy with the paint roller, splatter will be very little. I used 1 gallon on my 28 foot with a 10 foot beam. I had enough for two coats with enough extra to hit the high wear areas again. It holds up very well to pressure washing. It lasted 4 years in fresh water. I used a cheaper paint after it wore off enough to have openings in the paint. The cheaper paint barely lasted a season if that. I'll never use any other bottom paint as long as I own a boat.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            nice things aren't cheep

            By Capt. Don

            from Bordentown, New Jersey .

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Protects Well
            • Visually Pleasing

            Cons

            • Best Over Gel Coat

            Best Uses

              Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

              Applied Interlux gray barrier coat & top coated with Micron Extra Black Three years ago on my 25' Donzi. Boat is in water from April till late October. Beach it two times each year for a sand bar party and to check the bottom and drive. Two or three areas starting to show gray barrier coat so it's time to put on two more top coats plus one additional on leading edges. Also Inertlux Ultra on my 30' sail boat lasted well for four years before barrier coat started to show. Once again recoat and good to go for many more years. I've had friends use less expensive ablative bottom paints some worked some didn't.I've used both Hard & Ablative over 50 plus years of boating. Over the long haul ablative is less work, less expensive and the boat power or sail will perform better!

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works Great

              By bill

              from cape may nj

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

                Boat

                Service and delivery comments:

                NO ISSUES

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Bottom Paint

                By Michael Carlson

                from Dyer, In.

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Visually Pleasing

                Cons

                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor

                Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

                A very heavy bottom paint that appears very nice. Have not had a chance to evaluate the life of the paint. Very pricey.

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Product - Great Service

                By Papa Joe

                from Clearfield, PA.

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Visually Pleasing

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

                    Micron Extra was recommended by a fellow sailor.
                    Wet sanded bottom, and applied per instructions with a 3" roller. Paint went on easy, covered well, dried smooth, and looks great. Clean-up was quick and easy. Will let you know how it holds up after a season or two.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Ordered On-line. Arrived as promised, in good condition. Couldn't be happier.

                    (5 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    "Too much whiz and not enough bang"

                    By Ken

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor

                        Comments about Micron Extra Antifouling Paint:

                        Original application, exactly as instructed. Paint chips off when power washing at end of season. Next year you sand down bad spots and reapply. Following year more chipping off.
                        More extensive sanding and reaapilcation.Followed by more chipping next year. Now your paint is getting heavy on boat and you have a mix of thick and thin spots. Thick spots tend to chip more with power washing. Every year more work

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