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Ablative antifouling for marine use

GEMCOAT AB is an ablative anti-fouling. It is formulated to give extended protection against marine fouling. It has excellent coverage and can be applied in one heavy coat. Extra coats can be applied for extra life. It does not contain tin based poisons, and has a low odour user friendly and environmentally friendly solvent system. It can be applied over most anti-foulings.It is not suitable for use on aluminium vessels.

Download 4.200 GEMCOAT AB Product Sheet

Physical properties

  • Appearance: Black coating
  • Odour: low odour
  • Solids: 50%
  • Coating Type: Cuprous oxide based antifouling
  • Packaging: 4 & 10 litre pack
  • Thinner: GEMSOLV 2P for cleanup only
  • Coverage: 5 sq metres/litre @ 100 microns DFT(theoretical - depends on substrate)
  • Dry to Recoat: Typically overnight - will vary according to temperature & humidity
  • Dry hard 24 hours dry hard (can launch)

Preparation & Application

  • When re-antifouling GEMCOAT AB can be applied over itself, and most types of antifoulings.
  • All oil, grease , and other contaminants must be removed (GEMPREP 2000) is recommended.
  • If applied over an epoxy primer or epoxy finish coat) ensure that these epoxy coatings have not cured hard – check they are still soft to finger pressure.
  • If necessary re-coat the epoxy coating with a thin coat then apply GEMCOAT AB. Method of Application
  • Stir well before application. DO NOT THIN as the life of the coating is affected.
  • GEMCOAT AB is applied by spray, brush , or roller.
  • Dry to re-coat is normally overnight but will vary depending on temperature & humidity.

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
  • Do not ingest.
  • Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Protective clothing ,eye protection, and gloves should be worn.
  • Do not breathe vapor or spray.
  • Keep away from children.

The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We can not however anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products may be used. We therefore accept no responsibility for results obtained by the application of our products, or  for their safe use  and suitability. GemCo Limited sells these products without warranty and buyers  and users assume  all  responsibility and liability for loss or damage arising from the handling  and use of our products.



4 Litre Kit