Interlux VC Offshore Antifouling Boat Bottom Paint
Sold in Gallons
VC Offshore for racing, sailing and performance power boats is formulated with Fluoro microadditive for a hard, smooth low friction surface that can be burnished to a very low profile. When polished, VC Offshore yields a very hard finish for maximum durability and reduced friction for increased performance. VC Offshore is suitable for use in fresh and salt water.
- For racing, sailing and power boats
- Suitable for fresh and salt water
- Hard, Smooth finsh
- Low friction finish
- Finish: Matte
- Number of Coats: 3-4
Available in 3 colors:
- Black (ILX-V118)
- Blue (ILX-V116)
- Red (ILX-V117)
Interlux Special Thinner: For thinning and clean-up
How to Apply
APPLICATION DATA METHOD: Brush, Conventional Spray, Roller(Pressure Pot)
NUMBER OF COATS: 3
DRY FILM THICKNESS PER COAT: 2 mils (5.1 wet mils)
COVERAGE: 300 sq. ft/gal.
APPLICATION TEMP: 50° F. Min. / 95°F. Max.
THINNER: Viny-Lux® Solvent 355 or Special Thinner 216
|Temp||To Touch||To Recoat||To Launch|
|95°F||1 HR||4 HR||8 HR|
|73°F||2 HR||6 HR||12 HR|
|50°F||3 HR||12 HR||16 HR|
PREVIOUSLY PAINTED SURFACES: Remove, unless it is vinyl based. Scrape and sand old vinyl coatings which are not adhering, clean and dry surface. Remove antifouling paint in poor condition with Interstrip Semi-Paste 299E.
BARE FIBERGLASS: Begin by scrubbing well using soap and water and a stiff brush. Rinse with fresh water. Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Remove sanding residue. Wipe with Fiberglass Solvent Wash 202.
BARE WOOD: Sand with 80 grade (grit) paper. Clean with Special Thinner 216. Apply 1st coat thinned 10% with VinyLux® Solvent 355.
BARE METAL: Sandblast and apply 4-5 coats of Interprotect® 2000E/2001E. If blasting is not possible (or if more than 2 hours has passed since blasting) sand or grind with coarse emery cloth and apply a self-etching primer prior to Interprotect 2000E/2001E or Interprotect 3000/3001.
DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT ON ALUMINUM HULLS AND OUTDRIVES.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Apply 3 coats of VC Offshore*. BURNISHING: After the final coat of VC Offshore* has cured, wet sand with 400 grade (grit) paper, removing any imperfections in the coat. Burnish with fine bronze wool until a shiny, super smooth finish is obtained. Apply an extra coat if wet sanding or burnishing. Conventional Spray Pressure Pot: Pressure: 3.44-4.08 bar/50-60 psi (gun pressure), pot pressure 10-15 psi. Tip Size: 1.8-2.2 mm/70-85 thou. Spraying of antifouling paints is prohibited in Canada. Other Do not apply thin coats. Do not apply VC Offshore* in thin coats as this will lead to a rougher surface and additional sanding. It may also lead to premature fouling. 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 29°C/85°F. Substrate temperature should be minimum 10°C/50°F and maximum 29°C/85°F. Apply to clean, dry, properly prepared surfaces only. Bare surfaces must be sanded. Do not apply VC Offshore* over non-vinyl antifouling paints. Do not apply VC Offshore* over aluminum. Do not use on aluminum boats, outdrives or outboards without proper barrier coats.
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