Light work for fouling control

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New technology being developed could reshape the antifoul industry.

Damen Shipyards has teamed up with AkzoNobel and Philips to develop a fouling control solution using UV-C light technology which could revolutionise the industry.

The technology integrates UV-C light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in a coating scheme which emits just enough light to provide total prevention of bio-fouling accumulation on the protected area.

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