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Old 10-03-2016, 04:39 PM   #21
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I tend to get a little more information from my customers than just a boat name and slip number. If any of them were using an ultrasonic anti fouling system, I'd know about it.
The manufacturer would have us believe that if you install their product you will no longer require the services of a diver.

Personally, I'm not buying it. Time will tell. Maybe it's a good product for boaters in areas where the tree huggers have managed to get laws passed outlawing the cleaning of boat bottoms while they are in the water.
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Old 10-03-2016, 10:38 PM   #22
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Used to be service tech and trainer for old Branson Instruments ultra sonic cleaning and testing. In order effectively clean with cavitation best results in a soapy water or solvent is at relatively high power. Branson's equip line ran from 40 to thousands of watts. IMO to clean a hull you'd need a pretty sizable transducer head running hundreds of watts ... Then what about that diver ... Works best for immersion cleaning from small to very large tanks.
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i'm not sure it kills the critters.

More likely, it irritates the sh.t out of them so they don't fell welcome....my guess only.
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Old 10-06-2016, 08:36 AM   #24
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i'm not sure it kills the critters.

More likely, it irritates the sh.t out of them so they don't fell welcome....my guess only.
That is basically how they work.

They will not " clean" your hull. Just help keep the barnacles and such from attaching.
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Old 10-06-2016, 10:44 AM   #25
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Anyone have an update on these products?
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Old 05-13-2017, 12:13 PM   #27
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How about microfiber glued on cloth.
Supposed to repel barnacle larvae from liking the surface.
Simply test it, buy some microfibre cloth, glue to a plank and see what happens.

Thorn-D antifouling stick on sheets
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