Coating Systems for Marine Floating Navigational Aids (Buoys)
1.1 This standard applies to coating systems suitable for the painting of
marine floating navigational aids, (buoys), for the complete system
above the waterline and as a first coat and intermediate coat below the
waterline to provide a minimum of five year service in seacoast and
heavy industrial environment.
1.2 The coating systems are intended for the protection of buoys and other
substrates exposed to fresh or sea water immersion, tidal, splash zones
and other severe marine environments.
1.3 The coating systems are mainly intended for use as protective systems
on carbon steel substrate. For application on other substrates
consult the manufacturer.
1.4 The testing and evaluation of a product against this standard may
require the use of materials and/or equipment that could be hazardous.
This document does not purport to address all the safety aspects
associated with its use. Anyone using this standard has the
responsibility to consult the appropriate authorities and to establish
appropriate health and safety practices in conjunction with any
existing applicable regulatory requirements prior to its use.