Tritonguard
Product Data Sheet
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
APPLICATION EQUIPMENT
TritonguardTM is a two-part marine foul-release
Spray Application (General)
coating that provides a hydrophobic surface and
This is a medium solids coating and may require
reduces adhesion of common biofouling organisms.
adjustments in spray techniques. Wet film thickness is
The coating is a unique formulation of siloxanes,
easily and quickly achieved. The following spray
silanes, and titanates that enable an ambient cure
equipment has been found suitable and is available
system. The coating is easy to apply by air spray
from manufacturers such as Binks, DeVilbiss and Graco.
equipment, or by brush and roller. The coating
produces a smooth hydrophobic surface that sheds
Conventional Spray
fresh water growth when the vessel is underway.
Pressure pot equipped with dual regulators, 3/8” I.D.
minimum material hose, 0.070” I.D. fluid tip and
The coating has a contact angle of 90-110 degrees with
appropriate air cap. Spray gun and pot pressure
good toughness and flexibility.
should be 40 P.S.I. Nozzle size of 1.8 mm is ideal.
Bonding to stainless steel, brass, and fiberglass
Airless Spray
requires the use of TritonguardTM Primer
Pump Ratio: 30-1 (min)
FEATURES
GPM Output: 3.0 (min)
Material Hose: 3/8” I.D. (min)
Reduces fuel consumption
Increases boat speed
Rolling
Good hydrophobic properties
Use foam rollers to apply the coating over the surface
Resistant to water erosion
of the substrate. Overlap each pass to ensure uniform
Multi-year service life
coverage. Apply the coating until surface begins to
Environmentally friendly
smooth out.
USES
Film Thickness: 5-8 mils wet film
Fresh water biofouling release coating
MIXING AND THINNING
Prop shaft propellers
Prop shafts
Mixing
Running gear
Pour contents of Part B into Part A and mix using a
Outboard and inboard/outboard drive units
mechanical stirring device. DO NOT MIX PARTIAL
Boat hulls
KITS. Wait 5 minutes before applying.
SUBSTRATES & SURFACE
Cure-to-touch: 2-5 hrs.
Thinning : VM&P Naphtha
PREPARATION
Service ready: 24 hrs.
Surfaces must be clean and dry. Employ adequate
Pot Life: 3 hrs. @ 75oF (Complete cure: 7 days)
methods to remove dirt, dust, oil and all other
contaminants that could interfere with adhesion of
CLEANUP AND SAFETY
the coating. TritonguardTM Primer is required to
Cleanup
achieve good adhesion to all substrates.
Use isopropyl alcohol, MEK, or naphtha. In case of
Fiberglass:
spillage, use absorbent material and dispose per local
Scuff surface with Scotch Brite pad.
regulations.
Clean surface with alcohol to remove oil and debris.
Safety
Brass/bronze:
Follow all caution statements on this product data
Clean surface with alcohol to remove oil and debris.
sheet and on the SDS for this product. Employ normal
workmanlike safety precautions. Wear appropriate
Stainless steel:
Personnel Protective Equipment.
Clean surface with alcohol to remove oil and debris.
Painted surfaces:
Caution
Scuff with Scotch Brite pad. Clean surface with
Flammable material - keep away from sparks and
open flames. All electrical equipment and installations
alcohol to remove oil and debris.
should be made and grounded in accordance with the
PACKAGING, HANDLING &
National Electric Code. In areas where explosion
hazards exist, workmen should be required to use
STORAGE
nonferrous tools and wear conductive and non-sparking
Packaged as 1 quart, 1 gallon kits, or 5 gallon pails
shoes.
Store indoors at 32oF to 100oF
US Building Innovations, Inc
391 Newry Rd.
Seneca, SC 29672
864-305-6150
usbiinc.com