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Evaluation of Anti-Fouling Paints

 

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ITRC Report No.

R 00-004

 
 

Length

10 pages

 
 

Sponsor

California Energy Commission

 
 

Full Reference

Irrigation Training & Research Center.  2000.  Evaluation of Anti-Fouling Paints.  ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

 

 

 

Summary

 

Algae and other growth on Replogle flumes, often used as flow measurement devices in irrigation canals, can effect the accuracy of measurements in those canals. Research was conducted to find a product that would prevent buildup on the flumes. Hard anti-fouling paint, designed to be applied to concrete rather than fiberglass, wood, steel or iron, was the type of paint used in this study.

 


 

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