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Micron 77 is a further development of Micron 66 technology and uses a co-biocide based on copper rather than zinc. It has been on the market in Europe since 2008 and has established a sound record as it has in New Zealand where it has been available for approximately 4 years.

It is a SPC (Self Polishing Copolymer) antifouling which delivers outstanding protection even in the harshest fouling conditions, in both salt and fresh water environments, which means a more consistent performance in marinas and areas such as river mouths where fresh water may be present.

Specifications of Micron 77:

  • This first-rate product delivers excellent protection to the vessel even in the most severe weather conditions.
  • Benefit from the multi-season performance as a single application lasts for two seasons or more.
  • Enhances flexibility in the maintenance schedules.
  • Lessens application along with maintenance time and costs.
  • Saves fuel costs.
  • Third party accreditation
  • Protects even when stationary, constant surface polishing delivers a low friction & smooth finish with partial paint build-up.
  • Improves fuel efficiency and speed.
  • 24/7 biocide release guarantees protection in diverse conditions.
  • Minimises drag.
  • IMO Systems Convention – Lloyd’s Register Certificate No. MNDE/2009/3064; Legislation compliant.
  • Verified SPC technology has been fruitfully used on 5,000+ commercial vessels.
  • Increases yard throughput.
  • Available in Blue, Navy, Black and Red.
  • Long lasting stability is assured and is available in four rich colours in a matt finish.

Technical Specifications:

  • Area: Below the waterline
  • Pack sizes: 5 lt, 20 lt
  • Finish/Sheen:Matt
  • Substrates: Lead, Cast Iron, Steel, Carbon Fibre, Wood & GRP/FRP.

This product is not suitable for high speed craft. It is wonderfully apt for high fouling areas.

The recommended Number of Coats for application with an Airless Spray is 2 – 3; thinner is YTA085 while the Practical Coverage (m²/Lt) is 4.0. Apply 2 – 4 Coats, Thinner is YTA085 if you are using a Brush and the Practical Coverage (m²/Lt) is 9.0. The suggested Number of Coats for application with a Roller is 2 – 4, thinner is YTA085 and the Practical Coverage (m²/Lt) is 9.0.     

The product data is intended only as a general overview to assist in product selection and signifies the typical values. Kindly refer to the product datasheet for detailed application guidance.

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Charter and commercial fishing vessels prefer to opt for Micron 77 for its exceptional fuel saving properties. It is a high-strength, premium motor vessel and yacht antifoul, is well-suited with a majority of conventional antifoul and guarantees a super clean hull even with infrequent use.

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