N.S. Eco-Friendly Marine Coatings Being Commercialized in 2022
Two environmentally-friendly marine coatings developed in Nova Scotia that have been proven to reduce fuel consumption and lower underwater noise are expected to be on the market next year.
A recent study has found XGIT™-Fuel developed by Dartmouth-based Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT) can reduce fuel consumption by as much as 20 per cent and an accompanying product, XGIT™-URN, can reduce underwater noise by six or seven decibels.
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