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Non-toxic, Non-biocide-release Antifouling Coatings Based On Molecular Structure Design For Marine Applications

Ayda G. Nurioglu, A. Catarina C. Esteves, Gijsbertus de With

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Antifouling (AF) coatings bring economic benefits but raise environmental and health concerns. Non-toxic, non-biocide-release AF strategies are reviewed according to “detachment of biofoulants” and “prevention of attachment” approaches. Chemical and physical aspects of AF mechanisms and new amphiphilic, superhydrophilic and topographic AF strategies are discussed.