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AQUATERRAS

Features Benefit
New hydrolysis antifouling technology
  • Excellent fouling protection
  • Long term and stable self-polishing
  • Flat & smooth surface and ultra low friction
  • -10% fuel-saving effect
Biocide free
  • Reduction of marine environmental burden
  • Flat & smooth film
  • Consideration of health & safety, and environmental issues
Rheological control
  • Smooth & dust-less surface
Good workability
  • Easy application using standard painting practice and equipment
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Completion of application Training ship - Yuge Maru
Product Information
Product line AQUATERRAS 1000 AQUATERRAS 2000 AQUATERRAS 6000 AQUATERRAS 8000
Colour Brown
Light brown
Brown
Light brown
Brown
Light brown
Blue
Brown
Suitable use Ocean-going ships
(High speed)
Ocean-going ships
(Mid to low speed)
Coastal ships NB during outfitting
Maximum service life 60 months 60 months 24 months -
Surface preparation 【Newbuild/Full-blasting M&R】
AQUATERRAS series shall be applied over AQUATERRAS A/C
【M&R】
AQUATERRAS series shall be directly applied over an existing A/F.
Application apparatus Normal - Applicable using standard painting practice and equipment
Predicted fuel-saving effect Approx. -10% (same or more than our A-LF-Sea)
Advanced Antifouling Technology
  • Hydrophilic & Hydrophobic micro domain structures have been derived from medical anti-thrombogenic polymers
  • Continuous hydrolysis reaction constantly exposes active micro domain structures to sea water.

  • AQUATERRAS provides long term fouling protection even with a biocide free formulation.
  • Fouling condition After 12 months
    Ferry 14.8 knots

  • Fouling condition After 12 months
    Ferry 14.8 knots

  • Fouling condition after 24 months
    GC 12 knots Japan domestic

Low Friction Effect
  • Flat & smooth surface due to biocide free (No heavy pigments)
  • Self-polishing, the smooth surface is maintained due to a unique hydrolysis reaction
  • Approx. 10% fuel-saving effect will be achieved.

  • Newbuild applied with AQUATERRAS
    at Imabari Shipbuilding