Leading Energy Company, UK.
Refurbishment of two jetty intake screens which had been in service for approximately 12 years and had suffered mechanical damage. The client had also welded on new lifting points which required protection and coating repair. They had previously needed to take out the screens and manually remove the marine growth which restricted the water flow in to the cooling system, reducing the efficiency of the condenser, which could impact the power generated from the station.
Biofoul: Non toxic.
Biofoul: A three pack, cold-cured polyester containing metallic (inorganic) copper flakes. Selected due to its long terms fouling resistance and will resist velocities of up to 25m/s. The coating contains metallic copper and no fillers which are classified as toxic, such as TBT and some copper salt materials.
It has been tested and found to be non-toxic in salt and fresh water and is certified as TBT free by Lloyds Register.