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Interlux Antifouling Paint Systems for Various Substrates



BARE FIBERGLASS


see article Interlux Bare Fiberglass Bottom Paint Guide


BARE WOOD


1. Sand surface with 80-grit sandpaper.

2. Remove sanding residue by wiping with a rag dampened with Special Thinner 216.

3. Repair imperfections with Watertite or Interfill Epoxy Filler. Sand and wipe clean. Apply the first coat of antifouling thinned 10% with Special Thinner 216 or Brush-Ease 433.

4. Fill seams with Interlux Seam Compound 30 (if necessary).

Apply two more coats of antifouling unthinned, allowing the appropriate dry times.
BARE STEEL - LONG LIFE SYSTEM


1. Degrease the surface with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202 or Special Thinner 216.

2. Bring metal to a uniform bright finish by sandblasting with non-ferrous blast media such as clean silica sand or grind using coarse to medium emery cloth. Remove blast or sanding residue with a broom and clear air hose.

3. Apply one thin coat of Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 thinned 25% with Viny-Lux Solvent 355 and allow to dry a minimum of one hour but no more then 24 hours. Apply four coats of Interprotect 2000E/2001E following dry times on label (If fairing is necessary, fair between first and second coats of Interprotect).

4. Apply 2-3 coats of Interlux Antifouling paint.


BARE STEEL


1. Degrease the surface with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202 or Special Thinner 216.

2. Bring metal to a uniform bright finish by sandblasting with non-ferrous blast media or grind using coarse emery cloth. Remove residue with a broom and clear air hose.

3. Apply one thin coat of Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 thinned 25% with Viny-Lux Solvent 355 and allow to dry a minimum of one hour but no more then 24 hours. For a long life system - Apply four coats of Interprotect 2000E/2001E following dry times on label (If fairing is necessary, fair between first and second coats of Interprotect). For a standard system - Apply four - five coats of YPA984 following dry times on label. Apply an extra coat on rivets and weld seams.

4. Apply 2-3 coats of Interlux Antifouling paint.




HIGH PERFORMANCE TEFLON ANTIFOULING
VC 17M EXTRA



BARE FIBERGLASS

1. Clean surface as described on page 28. Sand with 220-320-grit sandpaper. Remove sanding residue.

2.Apply 2-3 coats of VC 17m Extra.

BARE FIBERGLASS WITH BLISTER PROTECTION

1. Clean surface as described on page 36. Sand with 80-120-grit sandpaper. Remove sanding residue.

2. Apply 4-5 coats of VC Tar2.

3. Apply 2-3 coats of VC 17m.

APPLICATION OF VC 17M EXTRA TO UNDERWATER METALS (except aluminum)

1. Degrease with Interlux Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.

2. Bring metal to a uniform bright finish by sandblasting with non-ferrous blast media such as clean silica sand or grind using coarse to medium emery cloth. Remove blast or sanding residue with a broom and clear air hose.

3. Apply one thin coat of Viny-Lux Primewash 353/354 thinned 25% with Viny-Lux Solvent 355 and allow to dry a minimum of one hour but no more then 24 hours.

4. Apply 4-5 coats of VC Tar2.

5. Apply 2-3 coats of VC 17m Extra.

If fairing is necessary apply 1 coat of Interprotect 2000E/2001E after blasting or sanding, wait 4 hours and apply Interfill or Watertite Epoxy Fairing Compound, then apply 4-5 coat of VC Tar2.


INFLATABLE SYSTEM


1. CLEANING - Clean entire underwater hull area (fiberglass and Hypalon areas) using Fiberglass Surface Prep YMA601 and a 3M Scotch-Brite maroon pad. Rinse per instructions, and allow to dry.

2. STANDARD SYSTEM - Fiberglass bottom area- Clean as aboe. Prime with No-Sand Primer YPA200 and overcoat per our instructions with any approved Interlux antifouling paint. Hypalon area - Clean as above. Prime with one coat of Primocon® YPA984. Allow to dry overnight and over-coat with two coats of Interlux antifouling paint.

3. WATER-BASED SYSTEM - Apply one coat of Water Based No Sand Primer YPA142. Allow to dry overnight. Apply two coats of Fiberglass Bottomkote® Aqua.



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