Boat Ultrasonic Antifouling
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Ultrasonic antifouling can be described in boating terms as a system using sound waves to prevent unwanted marine growth. This includes mussel and barnacle attachments.
This method has been in use for several years an is an effective method that avoids pollution or damage to the environment. It works by emitting ultrasonic sound waves in multiple frequencies, creating a oscillations of positive and negative pressure.
Ultrasonic antifouling is available for fiberglass and metal hulls of all shapes and sizes, but does not apply to wooden structures.
Antifouling is a very important issue to prevent damages to the hull and underwater machinery. Check with a reputable vendor to determine the right system for your boat.
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10/31/2022- Page initiated by Team BoatWiki.