Hempel's Antifouling Sonic 79970


Hempel's Antifouling Sonic 79970 is a premium high solids chemically hydrolysing silyl acrylate antifouling. It provides superior hull protection against fouling showing very low friction and predictable polishing with minimal activation time for best-in-class performance. Engineered for superior long-term fouling protection, Hempel's Antifouling Sonic 79970 contains a boosted concentration of high-grade biocides to prevent fouling under aggressive trading conditions. Hempel's Antifouling Sonic 79970 ensures minimal speed loss over time and offers great potential for fuel savings and reduced carbon emissions. Hempel's Antifouling Sonic 79970 comes with Hempel's Smartfiber technology which gives an unmatched mechanical strength to avoid cracking and peelings. This product does not contain organotin compounds acting as biocides and complies with the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Antifouling Systems on Ships as adopted by IMO October 2001 (IMO documents AFS/CONF/26).
  • Features

    Premium biocide with very broad spectrum against hard and soft fouling. Suitable for trading at different speeds and outperforms other SPC products in all conditions. Excellent low friction and self-smoothing properties. High volume solids for fast paint application and less time in dock. High resistance to whitening and high color retention. Easy overcoating. Easy and flexible application, including warm and cold environments (below 0°C [32°F]).
  • Recommended use

    For both new buildings and maintenance of underwater hull and boottop for up to 90 months drydocking interval. It can be used in all global sailing patterns, coastal and freshwater or seawater exposure in outfitting conditions.
  • Markets and application

    Marine/Marine dry dock
    Marine/Marine new build

New REACH restriction on diisocyanates

A new EU Regulation 2020/1149 will come into force the 24 August 2023. Read more about the new REACH regulation on diiscocyanates here.