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Like the human body, Balloxy HB Light provides a tough, flexible, impenetrable barrier - dirt just washes off leaving what is underneath as good as new.

In the ballast tank photo shown below, there is only dirt to be seen.

After one year in service the Balloxy HB Light underneath is in excellent condition - no flaking, no blistering, no delamination and no corrosion. » . ffe^ •• - - jriMr... w y*"- (Above) Sacrificial anodes give added protection to ballast tanks.

Coatings combined with cathodic protection is recognised to be the most effective method of ballast lank protection.

Balloxy HB Light, specially designed for ballast tank protection, has proved its success in the protection of more than ' ,000 vessels worldwide. _| more than meets the IMO guidelines for ballast tank protection _J provides exceptional wetting, penetration and adhesion properties • can be applied direct to blast cleaned or power tool prepared surfaces

J can be applied in single coats up to BOO microns without sagging (two 200 micron coats are recommended) _| is available in light beige and light green colours which help painting conditions, make inspections simpler and stripe coatings easier to apply

Ask your local Jotun office for further information


Jotun Paints, Inc. and PRS 9203 Highway 23, RO. Box 159. Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Tel: I 800 638 7756 / I 800 229 3538 / 504 394 3538 Fax: 504 394 3726

Jotun Powder Coatings, Inc. 15344 East Vantage Parkway, Suite 100. Houston, TX 77032

Tel: 281 219 3747 Fax: 281 219 3543 2 Circle 218 on Reader Service Card


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