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Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint

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    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $179.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #3745288 | Mfg #1184006

    UPC #725469019799

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 12-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative
    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $179.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #5436878 | Mfg #1124006

    UPC #725469019737

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 12-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative
    • Color
      Red
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $179.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Red, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #5436886 | Mfg #1164006

    UPC #725469019775

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Red
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 24-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative
    • Color
      Blue
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $89.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Blue, Quart

    In stock online.

    Model #6077556 | Mfg #1124008

    UPC #725469019744

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Blue
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 12-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative
    • Color
      Green
    • Capacity
      1 Gallon

    $179.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Green, Gallon

    In stock online.

    Model #10630093 | Mfg #1134006

    UPC #725469019751

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Green
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 430 Square Feet/Gallon
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 24-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Gallon
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative
    • Color
      Black
    • Capacity
      1 Quart

    $89.99

    Hydrocoat Antifouling Paint, Black, Quart

    In stock online.

    Model #13736517 | Mfg #1184008

    UPC #725469019805

    • Aluminum Safe: Not Aluminum Safe
    • Anti-Slime Additive: None
    • Biocide: Cuprous Oxide
    • Color: Black
    • Copper Free: Not Copper Free
    • Coverage: 107 Square Feet/Quart
    • Cure Time: To Overcoat: 1 1/2-6 Hours; To Launch: 12-48 Hours
    • Capacity: 1 Quart
    • Type: Water Based Multi-Season Ablative

Hydrocoat’s environmentally-friendly, water-based formula offers exceptional protection against all types of marine fouling organisms.

Lacking the noxious solvents found in most bottom paints, Hydrocoat easier to apply and clean up, with no heavy solvent smell. It is also easy on the environment—and easy on the person who applies it. The water-based formula exceeds even the most stringent air pollution standards for VOCs.

Hydrocoat’s ablative surface wears away with use, exposing fresh biocides while minimizing paint build-up and the need for sanding when the time comes to repaint.

Hydrocoat withstands frequent trailering, beaching, and launching. And with a formula that allows unlimited dry time to launch, you can paint in the fall and splash in the spring.

Key Features

  • Offers outstanding protection against all types of marine fouling
  • Contains drag reducing PTFE 
  • Finish can be burnished to reduce drag
  • Allows unlimited dry time to launch
  • Reduces the need for sanding at haulout
  • Cleans up easily with soap and water
  • Easy on the environment and the person who applies it

Physical Data

  • Vehicle type: Water-based Emulsion 
  • Finish: Flat
  • Available colors: Blue, Green, Red, Black
  • Components: 1
  • Curing mechanism: Solvent release
  • Solids by weight: (Theoretical): 73 +/- 2%
  • Solids by Volume: (Theoretical): 40 +/- 2%
  • Coverage: 430sq.ft. /gal.
  • VOC: 150 grams/liter (Max) 
  • Active ingredients: 40.43% Cuprous oxide
  • Flash point: None

Application   

  • Application Method: Brush, roller, airless, or conventional spray
  • Number of coats recommended: 2 Minimum with additional coats at waterline recommended. 
  • Dry Film Thickness: 1.5 mils (3.75 wet mils)
  • Applicator: High-quality short nap roller (maximum 3/16” nap)
  • Application temperature: Min. /Max. Range: 50° F. Min/90°F. Max
  • Thinner: Water

Drying Times*

Drying @50°F @70°F @90°F
To touch 1 hr. 1/2 hr. 1/4 hr.
To recoat 6 hr. 3 hr. 1 1/2 hr.
To launch 48 hr. 16 hr. 12 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.

To view available colors and for detailed application instructions, see the Hydrocoat Data Sheet. NOTE: For various reasons, antifouling paint formulas can change over time. The linked data sheet is believed to be accurate at the time of publication.

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