The Biocides USA 2018 conference will be held on November 6th and 7th 2018 in San Francisco, California. Our very own, Mr. Neal Blossom, American Chemet Corporation's Director of Quality Assurance and Global Regulatory Affairs, will be speaking on the topic of copper used in anti-fouling.
"Effective antifouling coatings are recognized as the most significant factor in the prevention of biofouling on marina vessel hulls and the prevention of invasive species introduction via biofouling. Invasive species are one of the primary causes of threatened and endangered species population decline. Cuprous oxide is by far the most common active ingredient in marine antifouling coatings for commercial, recreational and military vessels because of its effectiveness..."