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Surface preparation


Preparation can vary depending on the surface to be coated, so follow our painting specification for specific details of preparation.  

 

GRP

 

  • Degrease with thinner.

  • Sand the surface using 80- 180 grit paper.

  • Remove all dust with fresh water and allow to dry completely.

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

 

Aluminium

 

  • Degrease with thinner.

  • Sand the surface using 100 grit paper suitable for aluminium.

  • Clean thoroughly to remove all residue and allow to dry.

  • Immediately apply the first coat of Seajet primer.

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

 

Wood

 

  • Degrease with thinner.

  • Abrade in the direction of the grain with 180 grit paper, followed by 280 grit paper.

  • Remove all dust and clean thoroughly. Let the surface dry.

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

Stainless steel/Bronze

 

  • Degrease with thinner.

  • Sand the surface with 60-80 grit paper.

  • Clean the surface thoroughly and allow it to dry completely.

  • Immediately apply the first coat of Seajet primer.

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

 

Steel

 

  • Degrease with thinner.

  • Grit blast to Sa 2.5 or abrade mechanical by grinder.

  • Remove all contamination and allow to dry.

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

 

Existing antifoul system

 

  • High pressure wash to remove all contamination.

  • Closely examine the hull for damage and hard fouling attachment.

  • After scraping off barnacles and shell growth, remove any remains with wet sanding until they are no longer visible.

  • Wash with fresh water and let dry.  

  • Follow the paint specifications on the website.

SEAJET's mobile App.

 

Seajet’s mobile App is a product manual and paint guide in one. A simple tool that tells you which products are suitable for your boat and where in the world you can buy your SEAJET paint. The app also provides a paint calculator to calculate how much paint you need for the desired final result.


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  • Paint calculator
  • Data sheets
  • Paint guide
  • Store locator
  • Product guide
  • Tutorials