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Hempel's coatings for wave and tidal energy plants

As a leading supplier of both marine and industrial coatings, we are uniquely placed to help the wave and tidal energy industry become a major energy player.

A specialist supplier to the renewable energy sector, we currently supply coatings to more than 40 per cent of the wave and tidal energy research projects going on around the world. Our coatings not only protect the plants from corrosion, but also help improve performance by maintaining the required hydrodynamics.

Advanced anti-corrosive and anti-fouling performance
Our advanced anti-corrosive coatings have been proven to provide long-term protection against corrosion in the toughest environments, helping prolong service life and reduce maintenance costs. We can supply an anti-corrosive coating system for every need and any environment, including high performance coatings such as Avantguard.

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Leading anti-fouling performance for better hydrodynamics
We are the world’s leading supplier of anti-fouling coating solutions. These specialist coatings stop the build up of barnacles, algae and other fouling organisms to ensure submerged steel surfaces remain smooth and so retain their hydrodynamics. We provide a full range of proven anti-fouling products, including award-winning silicone coatings that keep undersea structures free from fouling without releasing any biocides into the marine environment.

We also provide specialist maintenance solutions to keep your wave or tidal energy installation running smoothly, 24/7.

Advanced solutions tailored to your needs
All our products are tailored to suit local needs, conditions and standards, and we work closely with you to design a coating solution that meets your exact needs. We also have a team of more than 600 FROSIO/NACE- certified coatings advisors with experience in both protective and marine coatings, who helps ensure your coatings are applied correctly and efficiently.

A commitment to a better world
We believe that we have a responsibility that stretches beyond business. Since 1948, our owner the Hempel Foundation has worked to support cultural, social, humanitarian and scientific causes around the globe. Today, the Foundation concentrates its efforts on two main areas: promoting research into sustainable technologies and supporting education of children in need. Most of the Foundation’s work focuses on education of children in need. Currently, it actively supports more than 20 educational projects around the world, helping more than 40,000 underprivileged children get a better education, so they can build a better future for themselves, their families and society.

> You can read more about this work at hempelfoundation.com


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