Waterproof Coat

D'Antonio, Steve
June 2014
Cruising World;Jun2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p76
The article focuses on using underbody barrier coating for covering blisters in a boat. Topics include a background on fiberglass yachts in the 1970s and the osmotic blistering in the 1980s, a study by the University of Rhode Island on determining the cause of osmotic blistering for yacht underbodies, and methods by which modern barrier coats are tweaked to provide the desired protection of the users.


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