Advantages and Disadvantages of Paint? Describe 5 Paint With Application On Board Ship.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Paint? Describe 5 Paint With Application On Board Ship.


Advantage:
Corrosion resistance.
Prevent Marine Growth.
Anti fouling paint prevent marine growth.
Thermal Protection.
Easy Marking.
Improve appearance.
Increase Service life.


Disadvantage:
Toxic and Flammable.
Harmful for Environment.
Useless if Thinner or Hardener is not mixed properly.


Paint Scheme on Ship
EPOXY for cargo holds and water ballast tanks. NO PRIMER is to be used for this epoxy paint.
ALKYD – all over the ship except cargo hold and water ballast tanks. Primer to be used as touch-up
only. However, please indicate the primer color as LIGHT GREY while ordering.
ALKYD paint can be used on existing coating – does not matter whether this is ALKYD or EPOXY.


Example of paint name: EPOXY (LIGHT GREY), ALKYD WHITE, ALKYD SIGNAL RED.

Describe of 5 Paint:
Primer: Corrosion Resistance. Thermal Protection.
Epoxy: Corrosion Resistance. Chemical Resistance. Water Resistance. Expensive. Good surface
preparation is required.
Alkyd: For Superstructure and all over ship, not for Under Water. Finishing Paint.
Bitumin: Applicable to High degrees of wetness. Chain Locker.
Phenolic: Corrosion Resistance. Water Resistance. Chemical Tanker.

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