Test of environmentally color for boats
|Coordinator||Båtfärg Europé AB|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 72 000|
|Project duration||May 2018 - October 2018|
Purpose and goal
The reason fore the tests was to prov two thinks. Effect on environments and growing off algiers and barnacles. The target achievement current environment was as we espect very good, no or very small effect on environmental. About growing occurred same, but remember that the test panels was still in the water for the hole trial, fore boats in regulary have same movements at least. The extreme weather this summer is also one thing to remember and probably have negative effect on growing.
Expected results and effects
Environments impact proved our statement that the product are environmentally friendly and that the heavy metals time as ingridiens are past. Fouling engines of algiers and barnacles was more than we expected, we think that the extreme weather this summer is one reason and that the test panels was still in the water fore the hole testing period, which not happend whit boats in movement.
Planned approach and implementation
All testing have bean done by Chalmers in Gothenburg. The results is reporred in the attached filés