Under Construction

Facilities should be adequate to enable hulls to be housed either in a workshop or within a specialist tent throughout the treatment process.

Typical work schedule for treatment of osmosis damage

1

Open up bilges, dry & install de-humidifier(s)

2

Remove gel coat using planer

3

Dress waterline & fittings with grinder

4

Slurry blast laminate

5

Steam wash laminate every other day for a period of two weeks

6

Monitor moisture readings

7

Move vessel to shed

8

Use HotVac process to dry laminate, wash laminate, infra red inaccessible areas

9

Record moisture levels, when below recommended recoating levels begin coatings

10

Erect tent around vessel for optimum environment

11

Apply first coat of penetrating resin. ( Film thickness 200 microns )

12

Screed with Epomast pro. Light weight, solvent free fairing filler

13

Fair off filler & refill pinholes

14

Fill & fair waterline

15

Apply minimal 400 microns water barrier resin

16

Allow to cure

17

Apply anti-foul primer

18

Apply two coats of recommended Anti-fouling

19

Move vessel to outside shed / launch

20

All Data is recorded during Osmosis repair & used in the application of a certificate