The power of Selektope® protects the ship hull from barnacles.

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What is Selektope®?

Selektope® is a unique biocide, developed and commercialised by I-Tech, creating the possibility of more sustainable and efficient marine paint systems.

Its powerful, repellent effect on barnacles keeps the ship’s hull clean — which reduces frictional resistance between the ship hull and water, leading to less fuel consumption and emissions.

Watch this movie to find out what Selektope® is, why it was developed and how it impacts the marine industry in a positive way. In just 3 minutes.

How Selektope works

Selektope® is a biocide with a unique mode of action, repelling barnacle larvae from a surface by temporarily stimulating a receptor, causing a hyperactive swimming behaviour which makes it impossible for the larvae to attach to the the surface.

It is a technology characterised by its selective action and high efficacy at extremely low concentrations. 

Read about how Selektope can be used in paint systems

Who benefits from Selektope®?

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