Self Polishing Copolymers
Self-Polishing Copolymer (SPC) antifoulings release biocides by a hydrolysis or ion exchange reaction of an acrylic polymer with seawater.
This gives greatly increased control over biocide release.
SEM image of the SPC layer
Laser profilometry showing the SPC surface
Our Self Polishing Copolymer coatings technology is Intersmooth® SPC.