Anti-Fouling Coatings

Our patented anti fouling treatments improve repellency of surfaces to repel the most aggressive fouling fluids and materials. Easy to apply technologies are designed for enhanced substrate resistance to fouling from pollutants such as oils, paraffins, and other fouling contaminants. Together we create winning anti-fouling products!

Oil Equipment with repellent surface modification coatings
Anti Fouling for Oil Boom

Repel Oil & Paraffin. Easy to apply. Long lasting performance.

Aculon® has a variety of surface modification technologies capable of functionalizing numerous substrate types to have improved anti-fouling characteristics. Aculon's® anti fouling coatings and treatments significantly reduce the ability of fouling materials to contaminate various substrates, including metal and polymeric parts.  In addition these coatings are ultra thin (nanoscale), optically clear, and quite durable. There are numerous performance advantages to having an anti fouling surface on countless applications. Want to learn more? Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!

Does your product or application need an anti fouling treatment?

Aculon anti fouling treatments can be used to address a wide variety of problems. Some examples below where an anti fouling coating will help improve the quality of your product. Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!

  • Build up of foulants prevents proper function of equipment
  • Contamination is difficult and time consuming to clean
  • Oil Contamination prevents proper function of optical sensors
  • Parts unable to be cleaned and must be scrapped due to contamination

Anti Fouling Performance

Aculon® Antifouling Treatment typically imparts inital water contact angles of around 120 degrees and oil contact angles around 90 degrees. After significant abrasion cycles, these contact angles are only slightly affected. This technology results in a stable hydrophobic and oleophobic coating that can be applied to nearly all metals.

WCA Performance Graph
OCA Performance

Anti-Fouling Application Examples

oil storage anti fouling

Oil Storage

Anti Fouling for Oil Boom

Oil Containment Booms

Why Anti Fouling Treatments from Aculon?

We are surface modification experts who have developed and produced adhesion promoting surface chemistry technologies to modify a broad variety of surfaces, such as metal, glass, and polymers for nearly 20 years.

These treatments are all thin, easy to apply, safe, and non-toxic, with green options available. We have worked on countless adhesion promotion applications, invested hundreds of thousand of hours solving adhesion surface related challenges. You are very likely reading this as you too have a challenge that can be solved by modifying your surface to have improved adhesive qualities. We will work directly with you on a customized adhesion solution tailored to the unique needs of your product. Let us help you make your product better.

Want to learn more? Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!

Aculon NanoCoating Research Laboratory

Tell us about your anti-fouling application!

Do you have a question for us, or a product that can benefit from an anti-fouling coating? Get in touch and let’s talk!

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