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Chemco International to showcase its latest range of revolutionary marine coatings at Marine Maintenance World Expo in Antwerp

Mon, 17 August 2015

Chemco International, a world leader in innovative coating solutions in the protective and marine coatings industry, will use this year's Marine Maintenance World Expo in Antwerp to showcase its very latest solvent-free, wet and rust-tolerant coating system. Over the past 10 years this unique system has revolutionized the marine coatings industry and is being used by major shipping companies all over the world.

Approved by NSF (potable water), FDA (food contact and potable water), ABS, Lloyd's and IMO, this unique coating system comprises two coatings:

  • Epo-chem RS 500P: solvent-free, wet and rust-tolerant epoxy primer
  • Epo-chem RA 500M: solvent-free, wet-tolerant glassflake epoxy topcoat



This system offers substantial time and cost savings through the following benefits:

  • Solvent-free (odourless)
  • Surface preparation flexibility (any method can be utilised: abrasive blasting, water jetting or mechanical preparation)
  • No requirements for dehumidification or ventilation
  • No overcoating limitations
  • Application in any environmental conditions (applying in incremental weather conditions has no adverse affect on the performance of the coating)
  • Reduced H&S and fire precautions
  • No disruption to other ongoing work within the vicinity (including hot work)
  • Compatible with almost all existing ballast tank coatings, including coal-tar epoxies
  • Compatible with all shop primers
  • Zero VOC

For more information please visit our booth 4085 at Marine Maintenance World Expo in Antwerp (29 September - 1 October 2015).

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