Astra Sea Speed Tin-Free SPC
High Sophisticated, Biocidal Antifouling Range:
Next generation of Astra Sea Speed tin-free SPC Premium with reinforced Biocide package
Enhanced by Silver, Copper or Zinc Ions
Astra Sea Speed tin-free SPC Premium Plus is a low friction, self-Polishing Hybrid Silyl SPC high performance antifouling, with insoluble acrylate polymer, Copper Co2-SiR3 (Pyrithion) Antifouling Coating. Next generation A/F technology is designed as a Premium solution which provides improved hull performance. Wide Range of Speed and activity. Focus on long term hull performance and fuel savings. Best in class mechanical strength to avoid cracking and peeling. Tin Free high-performance A/F is certified to comply with DNV-GL Approval for Anti-fouling Systems on ships. A/F ranges Astra Sea Speed tin-free SPC Premium Plus are applied on Tankers-Chemical-Navy-Coastal-Cruiser-Deep Sea-Ocean Vessels, where longer static conditions arise. Expected service life up to 90 months, providing returns with enough dividends to the operators. Displays very good compatibility with various well known producers.
Product designed to be used on vessels operating on worldwide routes with dry docking intervals up to 90 months. It can be used at new building or maintenance. Suitable protection on hull under severe fouling conditions. Suited for vessels operating in global service, including fresh water exposure during newbuilding outfitting. Recommended for slow streaming deep sea trade.
Colors: Light Red, Oxide Red, Black, Blue
Solids: 58 ± 2
Coverage: 5.80 m2/Lit at 100 microns dry
Thickness: 75-175 microns dry
Density: 1.75 kg/Lit
Flash Point: 28 ± 2 °C
VOC: 366.00 g/Lit (material as into the container)
Mixing Ratio: Single-pack product which should be stirred thoroughly by a stirring machine before it's application.
Thinner: Not recommended. The material is ready for use, under special conditions use Thinner PH 400, max 5% by volume.
Painting Method: Airless spraying is recommended. Tip range between 0.46mm-0.66mm and 0.66-0.79. Blowing pressure shouldn’t be less than 141kg/cm2 (2000psi). May be required to add thinner. Use of proper equipment and compliance with safety precautions in accordance with the selected method and work environment. Emergency contact numbers are available worldwide upon request.
Cleaning: Power tool cleaning with Thinner PH 400.
Drying and Over-Coating Conditions
Astra Sea Speed Tin-Free SPC Premium Plus should always be applied under our recommended coating system. In order to ensure strong adhesion and quality A/F performance, the surface should be dry and free from contamination by any existing layers of PhilaDur, Phila VIN/CL, link coat/sealers or various antifoulings. Application must comply with the specific recommendations and provisions of the PhilaCoatings Technical Department. Any liability is limited to the quantity and value of the A/F provided, assuming prior approval in writing by Philadelphia Coatings LLC.
All surfaces should be clean, dry and free from contamination. A high pressure freshwater wash should be applied prior to the application of the coating. For other surface treatments, please consult with Philadelphia Coatings LLC.
Less than 24 months at 20°C, stored at dry, shaded and ventilated condition. The container/paint, must be kept sealed and away from heat and ignition.
Standard packing of 5,3 Gal. (20 Lit) pail. If other packing specifications are needed, please consult with Philadelphia Coatings LLC.
Health and Safety
Prior to use, obtain, consult and follow the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product concerning health and safety information. Read carefully and conform to precautions on MSDS and packing vessels. To avoid eye and skin contact, tools such as gloves, goggles and face mask etc. should be used during work with product (proper safety measures should be taken according to construction methods and circumstances). All work with the product must be carried out according to all relevant national health, safety and environment standards and codes. This product is for professional use only.
Limitation of liability
All information is given for guidance only and is subject to regional variation depending upon local climate and environmental condition. An excessive film thickness delays the final curing and creates sagging. Over coating interval will increase with the number of paint layers and the thickness of the paint film. For recommended paints at special circumstances, please consult with our Philadelphia Coatings LLC. Apply in good weather. The relative humidity must not exceed 80% temperature of the surface to be coated must be at least 3°C above the dew point. All data from the tests is obtained under lab conditions, so Philadelphia Coatings LLC won’t bear any liabilities from the condition whether the data could reflect the objective status of the actual application circumstance or not.
The information in the product manual is based on our experiences from tests and practice. For the application without our knowledge, we could only make sure that our products themselves are warranted. We may modify the data in this product manual according to our continuous development and experience accumulation without advanced notice.