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Quattro XO

Maintaining its position as an industry leader, the world-wide coatings manufacturer Hempel has today launched HEMPADUR QUATTRO XO - a high performance range of pure epoxy PSPC compliant coatings for marine new-buildings.

Although specifically developed for ballast water tanks in new vessels, the new coating can also be used as a uni-primer for most vessel areas - above and below the waterline - providing high quality performance and peace of mind for customers.

IMO requires the use of a PSPC certified coating for water ballast tanks and the launch, today, of a new range of pure epoxy coatings represents the latest state-of-the-art in pure epoxy technology which delivers optimised performance based on customer requirements.


  • State of the art high quality pure epoxy technology
  • High efficiency for yards due to fast drying and year around applications from -10C to +40C
  • Option to upgrade with aluminium pigmentation & proprietary fibre reinforcement technology to enhance anti-corrosion properties and long-term durability with reduced maintenance expectations.

Developed specifically with customer requirements in mind, HEMPADUR QUATTRO XO consists of a range of high quality pure epoxy coatings to suit the different yard working methods and VOC requirements. Longer re-coat intervals are required in Korea and Europe whereas shorter intervals have been adopted in China and the Americas. Similarly, Korea and the US prefer 80% volume solids whilst China mainly works with 60-70%.

For the shipowner, charterer or shipmanagement company, the high quality and robustness of QUATTRO XO gives peace of mind and reduced maintenance costs.


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