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Hempel Tiger Xtra Antifoul is a higher strength antifoul that gives you extra protection at higher speeds. One coat can last the whole season, add another and you’ll be protected for a year in all conditions.
The antifoul can cover 13.5 metres square per litre and must be applied in temperatures of at least 5C. Once applied, it will be ready for the water after just 24 hours (if applied at 20C). If you’re planning ahead, need not worry, there is a maximum time of three months for the boat to be in the water. The antifoul will change to its correct colour after being in the water for one week.
How can Tiger Xtra be applied?
It can be applied with a brush, paint roller and paint pad. A minimum of 3 coats are recommended.
How long should I wait in between coats?
Four hours at 20C, eight hours at 10C.
How long does Hempel Tiger Xtra take to become touch dry?
Four hours at 20C, eight hours at 10C. Drying times double at a drop of 10C and halves at a rise of 10C.
What is Tiger Xtra's coverage?
Approximately 12.8 metres square.
At what temperature can Hempel's Tiger Xtra be applied?
It is recommended that the antifoul is applied with the temperature at least 5C. Avoid applying in direct sunlight.
What is the length between application and launch?
24 hours minimum if applied at 20C, with a maximum of 6 months.
What type of boat is it recommended for?
Sailing and power boats.
What primer should I use?
Higher strength so gives you extra protection at higher speeds. Semi-flat finish. Final colour develops after 1 week of immersion in water.