Interlux Trilux 33
Trilux 33 is a new tin-free antifouling formulated to provide safe, effective protection for aluminum boats, outdrives & outboards, or where a bright color or bright white is required. It is based on the latest Biolux Technology, for improved control of slime and algae growth. It replaces Trilux and Micron 33.Trilux 33 is for use below the waterline on underwater boat hulls and parts in fresh, salt and brackish water and can be brush or roller applied. Spray application is recommended only for Professional Applicators that have all of the proper safety equipment including a full-face shield. Specially formulated to be the safest & most effective product for use on aluminum boats, outdrives and outboards. It can also be applied to fiberglass, wood and other underwater metals. Highly effective antifouling protection from a new, improved version of Biolux technology. Slow polishing system makes it suitable for fast, active craft as polish-through at high speeds is avoided.
- Ideal for use on all subtrates,including aluminum
- Biolux blocks slime
- Slow polishing,avoids seasonal paint build-up
- Available in various bright, clean colors
- Finish: Low sheen
- Number of Coats: 2
- Coverage (Approx): Brush/roller - 399 ft²/gal | Spray - 266 ft²/gal
***WILL SHIP GROUND ONLY TO THE CONTIGUOUS 48 STATES ONLY***
How To Apply
APPLICATION DATA METHOD: Brush, roller, airless or conventional spray.
NUMBER OF COATS: 2 minimum
DRY FILM THICKNESS PER COAT: 2 mils (3.6 wet mils)
COVERAGE: 443.7 sq. ft/gal.
APPLICATION TEMP: 41° F. Min. / 95°F. Max.
THINNER: Speical Thinner 216
|Temp||To Touch||To Recoat||To Launch|
|95°F||2 HR||5 HR||10 HR|
|73°F||3 HR||6 HR||12 HR|
|50°F||6 HR||20 HR||30 HR|
PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES: Painted with Trilux 33 or Trilux with Biolux - Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper.
OTHER ANTIFOULINGS: Sand surface, wipe clean. Prime with Primocon. Remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E.
BARE ALUMINUM: Sand with medium grade (grit) emery cloth to a bright metal finish. Wipe clean. Apply one very thin coat of a self-etching primer. Prime with Interprotect 2000E/2001E. On sandblasted aluminum the self-etching primer can be omitted if priming with Interprotect the same day as blasting.
BARE WOOD: Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Clean with Special Thinner 216. Apply first coat reduced 10% with Special Thinner 216. Fill seams, if necessary, with Seam Compound Brown 30.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only. Surface must be dry and clean, and free from grease, detaching paint etc. Do not apply Trilux 33* directly to aluminum. All metal surfaces must be primed with Interprotect 2000E/2001E or Primocon. Do not apply to tin-based paint such as Micron® 33, 44 or Tri-Lux® IIT. Cleaner Bare Fiberglass - Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202. Bare Wood - Special Thinner 216. Airless Spray Pressure: 170-204 bar/2500-3000 psi. Tip Size: 0.53 mm/21 thou. Conventional Spray Pressure Pot: Pressure: 3.44-4.47 bar/50-65 psi (gun pressure); 10-15 psi (pot pressure). Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou. Other Spraying of antifouling paints is prohibited in Canada. To prevent premature failure, ensure correct amount of paint is applied using the coverage as a guide. Product temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 29°C/85°F. Ambient temperature should be minimum 10° C/50°F and maximum 35°C/95°F. Substrate temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 29°C/85°F.
Great paint, but price has skyrocked!
Posted by Franz on Apr 25th 2016
Have been using Trilux 33 for many seasons on Puget Sound on both aluminum boats and on others where aluminum outboards don't lift entirely out of the water. No corrosion at all and great antifouling properties. Unfortunately, the price is climbing out of sight.
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