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Ultra with Biolux

In the most troublesome fouling situations, where waters are warmer, land runoff is greater and slime-causing algae are rampant, Ultra rises to the challenge.

Interlux has combined a very high load of cuprous oxide to combat shell fouling with Biolux™ technology to fight weed and slime growth. Biolux™ keeps the bottom clean from weed and algae fouling and the copper then works better at keeping shell fouling such as barnacles and zebra mussels from attaching to the bottom.

Teflon® is also added to Ultra to enhance durability and ease of cleaning.

 

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Price

ilxL3779G

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ilxL3669G

$

ilxL3449G

$

ilxL3559G

$

 

APPLICATION AND USE
Preparation PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES: In Good Condition: Remove loose paint by sanding with 80 grade (grit) paper, wipe with Special Thinner 216. In Poor Condition: Remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E.
BARE FIBERGLASS: Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water and allow to dry. Wipe a small area with a clean rag that has been wetted with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. While the surface is still wet, wipe with a clean, dry rag. Continue this process until the entire surface has been cleaned. Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue. Wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. If primer is needed, sand and apply Primocon YPA984.
BARE WOOD: Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Clean with Special Thinner 216. Apply first coat reduced 10% with Special Thinner 216. Fill seams, if necessary, with Seam Compound Brown 30.
STEEL: Contact Interlux® for further details.


Method At least 2 coats should be applied.


Hints Thinner Bare Wood - Special Thinner 216. Spray - Special Thinner 216.
Cleaner Painted Surfaces - Special Thinner 216. Bare Fiberglass - Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. Bare Wood - Special Thinner 216.
Airless Spray Pressure: 170-204 bar/2500-3000 psi. Tip Size: 0.53 mm/21 thou.
Conventional Spray Pressure Pot: Pressure: 4.08-4.76 bar/60-70 psi (gun pressure); 10-15 psi (pot pressure). Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou.
Other Spraying of antifouling paints is prohibited in Canada. For application of Ultra with Biolux to underwater metals such as stainless steel, cast iron, lead and bronze, see Interprotect® bulletin. Color will change on immersion, this will not affect antifouling performance.


Some Important Points Colors may fade or change color at the waterline. Product temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 29°C/85°F. Ambient temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 35°C/95°F. Substrate temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 35°C/95°F.


Compatibility/Substrates Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only. Ultra with Biolux can be applied to most popular antifouling paints as long as the old coating has been aged, is tightly adhered and is in sound condition. Do not apply over tin-based copolymer antifouling paints. Do not apply Ultra with Biolux over aluminum.


Number of Coats 2 Bare Wood: 3 coats (first thinned)


Coverage (Theoretical) - 475 (ft²/Gal) by brush


Recommended DFT 2.0 mils dry
Recommended WFT 3.5 mils wet


Application Methods Brush, Roller, Airless Spray, Conventional Spray (Pressure Pot)

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