Simrad EK80 Scientific wide band echo sounder

Approved anti-fouling paints

This is our list of approved antifouling paints for sonar and echo sounder transducers. Always refer to the manufacturer's documentation and data sheets for a complete procedure and for relevant safety information.

Important information

Do not paint the transducer with traditional hull plating paint. Use only the correct type of approved paint specified by Simrad.

Do not use metal tools on the transducer.

Do not use a high pressure washer on the transducer.


Address: P.O.Box 2021, N-3248 Sandefjord, Norway


Primer: Safeguard Universal ES

Apply 80 µm wet film thickness (50 µm dry film thickness).

Paint: Sea Quantum Ultra S

Apply 250 µm wet film thickness (125 µm dry film thickness).

Data sheets and application guides can be downloaded from:

International Marine Coatings

Address: Stoneygate Lane, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE10 0JY, United Kingdom


  • Intersleek 1100SR
    • Primer: Intersleek 737, Apply 50 µm dry film thickness
    • Paint: Intersleek 1100SR, Apply 150 µm dry film thickness
  • Intersmooth 360 Ecoloflex SPC
  • Micron Extra

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