Marine structures which are designed to be submerged in an aqueous environment containing fouling organism are protected from fouling by the use of an organotin containing polymer wherein the tin is chemically bonded to the polymer. The polymer inhibits fouling of the exposed surface of the structure while minimizing the adverse effects on the surrounding environment due to reduced leaching of the organotin compound from the polymer. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Availability: This Government-owned invention available for U.S. licensing and, possibly, for foreign licensing. Copy of patent available Commissioner of Patents, Washington, DC 20231 $0.50.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of the Navy

    The Pentagon
    Washington, DC  United States  20350
  • Authors:
    • Dyckman, E J
    • Andersen, D M
    • Fischer, E C
  • Publication Date: 1976-6-24

Media Info

  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00185616
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PAT-APPL-699 744, PATENT-4 075 319
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM