- Ablative Technology Reduces Coating Build-up
- Launched and Relaunched without Repainting
- Economically Priced for Multi-season Protection
- Excellent for Trailered Boats
Horizons Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint offers excellent protection from fouling along with all of the benefits of ablative antifouling. Economically priced, Horizons performs well in all conditions including severe fouling waters. This product is the standard ablative antifouling for many boatyards. Use Thinner 120.
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Horizons Affordable Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint offers excellent protection from fouling along with all of the benefits of ablative antifouling. Economically priced, Horizons is heavily loaded with cuprous oxide and performs well in all conditions including severe fouling waters. This product is the standard Ablative Antifouling for many boatyards because of its many attributes and favorable pricing.
Horizons is heavily loaded with cuprous oxide. As a result of this loading there is a tendency for settling to occur, especially if the paint has been on the shelf for several months. It is necessary to thoroughly mix the paint before using. If possible, shake the can of paint on a mechanical paint shaker. Before using, check the sides and bottom of the can to make sure all the pigment has been mixed in. If mixing is going to be done with a wooden paddle or an electric drill mixer, pour off half of the liquid from the top of the can into another can and then properly mix in any settled pigment; then remix the two parts together thoroughly.
Adhere to all application instructions, precautions, conditions, and limitations to obtain optimum performance. Refer to individual labels and tech sheets for detailed instructions when using associated products, etc. Do not thin Horizons more than 10% (12 ounces per gallon) or inadequate paint film thickness will occur and premature erosion of the finish will be likely. Do not apply Horizons in thick films or in more than four coats as poor adhesion may result. When applying by roller use a short nap (3/16 inch maximum) roller cover.
Coating performance, in general, is proportional to the degree of surface preparation. Follow recommendations carefully, avoiding shortcuts. Inadequate preparation of surfaces will virtually assure inadequate coating performance.
No antifouling paint can be effective under all conditions of exposure. Man made pollution and natural occurrences can adversely affect antifouling paint performance. Extreme hot and cold water temperatures, silt, dirt, oil, brackish water and even electrolysis can ruin an antifouling paint. Therefore, we strongly suggest that the bottom of the boat be checked regularly to make sure it is clean and that no growth is occurring. Lightly scrub the bottom with a soft brush to remove anything from the antifouling paint surface. Scrubbing is particularly important with boats that are idle for extended periods of time. The selfcleaning nature of the coating is most effective when the boat is used periodically.
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