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INTERLUXACT Ablative Antifouling Paint

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    • Color
      Red
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $209.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Red, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #16837221 | Mfg #Y4490U/1

    UPC #81948001953

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Red
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Red
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $94.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Red, Quart

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    Model #16837239 | Mfg #Y4490U/QT

    UPC #81948001960

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Red
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Green
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $199.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #16837247 | Mfg #Y5590U/1

    UPC #81948001977

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Green
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Green
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $79.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Green, Quart

    In stock online.

    Only 5 in stock!

    Model #16837254 | Mfg #Y5590U/QT

    UPC #81948001984

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Green
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $199.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #16837262 | Mfg #Y6690U/1

    UPC #81948001991

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $89.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Blue, Quart

    In stock online.

    Model #16837288 | Mfg #Y6690U/QT

    UPC #81948002011

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $199.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #16837296 | Mfg #Y7790U/1

    UPC #81948002059

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      3 Gallons

    $549.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Black, 3 Gallons

    In stock online.

    Model #16837304 | Mfg #Y7790U/3

    UPC #81948002066

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 3 Gallons
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $89.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Black, Quart

    In stock online.

    Only 1 in stock!

    Model #16837312 | Mfg #Y7790U/QT

    UPC #81948002073

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: Irgarol
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Ablative
    • Color
      Brown
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $209.99

    ACT Ablative Antifouling Paint, Brown, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #16837320 | Mfg #Y8890U/1

    UPC #81948002172

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Brown
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 490 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 8-16 Hours; To Launch: 8-16 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Ablative

Specs

Product Overview

ACT constantly exposes fresh biocide for continuous antifouling protection throughout the season

ACT is formulated with Ablative Copolymer Technology to provide a full season of antifouling protection. This ablative technology enables ACT to wear away with use, which eliminates the build-up of old spent coatings and the heavy sanding needed to remove them. ACT provides effective control of shell fouling such as barnacles and zebra mussels and it contains a Slime Fighter to control soft growth such as weed, slime and algae.

ACT is a great choice for single-season protection against moderate to heavy fouling in salt-, fresh-, and brackish water. For wood, steel and fiberglass hulls. Not for use on aluminum.

Key Features

  • Provides single-season antifouling protection
  • Eliminates paint build-up and heavy sanding 
  • Compatible with most existing antifouling paints
  • Slime fighter improves performance by reducing slime
  • Use in all waters in salt, brackish and fresh water

Physical Data

  • Type: Ablative 
  • Finish: Matte 
  • Available colors: Red, Blue, Black, Green
  • Components: 1
  • Curing mechanism: Solvent release
  • Solids by Volume: 56%
  • Coverage: 430sq. ft./gal.
  • VOC: 370 grams/liter 
  • Active ingredients: Cuprous oxide
  • Additives: Biolux 

Application

  • Application Method: Brush, roller, conventional spray, airless spray
  • Number of coats recommended: 2-3 (3 on bare wood)
  • Dry Film Thickness: 2 mils
  • Wet Film Thickness: 3.6 mils wet
  • Applicator: High-quality short nap roller (maximum 3/8” nap)
  • Application temperature: Min./Max. Range: 50° F. Min/85°F. Max
  • Thinner: Special Thinner 216, Model 117598 or Brush-Ease 433, Model 203679

 Drying Times

Drying @50°F @73°F @95°F
To touch 3 hr. 1 hr. 30min.
To recoat 16 hr. 12 hr. 8 hr.
To launch 16 hr. 12 hr. 8 hr.
 

*The above dry times are minimums. May be recorded after the minimum time shown. There is no maximum dry time before launching.

Get the right amount of paint:

Boat Type Bottom Paint
10' Dinghy 1 qt.
14' Outboard 1-2 qt.
18' Runabout 2 qt.
20' Sailboat 3 qt.
24' Runabout 3-4 qt.
30' Sailboat 1.5 gal.
32' Cruiser 1.5-2 gal.
36' Auxiliary 2 gal.
40' Cruiser 2.5 gal.
45' Sailboat 3-3.5 gal
50' Sportfisher 4+ gal.
 

 Another way to determine bottom paint quantity is to estimate the approximate surface area of the hull below the waterline, using the following formula:

Length x Beam x .75 = Approximate underwater surface area in square feet.

Each paint has a “theoretical coverage” area, but most paints require at least two coats, so you can expect actual coverage to be no greater than half of the theoretical value.

More Information

For detailed application instructions, see the Interlux ACT data sheet. NOTE: Manufacturer data sheets are subject to revision. Linked data sheets are believed to be accurate at the time of publication.

 

 

 

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