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DOK-BLOK Hull Coating System General Shipyard Application Instructions,
DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER ANNAPOLIS MD SHIP MATERIALS ENGINEERING DEPT
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As a result of the evaluation of the DOK-BLOK hull coating system on the USS NASSAU LHA-4 and the USS MCILERNEY FFG-8, a shipyard procedure has been developed to install the system economically and efficiently on a naval ship. The illustrated instructions contained herein, provide a step by step procedure for proper installation which can be carried out by the average shipyard worker involved in drydocking and hull painting operations. Input and suggestions from installers are invited to upgrade and simplify installation techniques. Keywords Hull fouling, Antifouling, Anticorrosion coatings, Ablative, Hull block area protection, Marine fouling, Non-military application.
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