SN-1 Antifouling Paint


  • Proven Effective, Proven Performance, Copper-free Perfected
  • Heavy Duty antifouling protection
  • Used on the U.S. Coast Guard aluminum fleet
  • Perfect for all commercial and government boats
  • Best choice for aluminum boats

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  • * ePaint Company recommends three full coats plus two additional coats at the waterline.
    This calculation is an estimate based only on overall length and beam of your boat; the actual amount of surface area may be slightly different depending on unforeseen factors such as hull design, loss of product during the application, etc.
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  • Copper and tributyltin-free alternative antifouling paint for heavy duty applications
  • Formerly only available for U.S. Government agencies, SN-1 now approved for use on commercial vessels andcommercial application
  • Use in both fresh and salt water
  • Features ePaint’s patented photo-active technology and Sea Nine 211N™ active
  • Compatible over most popular antifouling paints and easy for commercial applicators to apply
  • Will not promote galvanic corrosion on aluminum, steel or metal hulls and parts
  • Uses:
    • Crew boats
    • Patrol boats
    • Utility boats
    • Emergency response, police, and fire boats
    • Transport vessels
    • Fishing boats
    • Military assault craft


Due to the photoactive nature of ePaint SN-1, additional coats around the waterline are strongly recommended to extend service life.

SN-1 is thermo-plastic by nature and hot temperatures above 90oF can soften SN-1 slightly, particularly on aluminum boats in full sun, which can cause paint to dig into pads and straps. If SN-1 is to be launched in hot climates, consider launching boat in the morning before full sun and temperatures climb. Place plastic sheeting between pads and straps before lifting. The thermo-plastic nature of SN-1 has no effect on antifouling performance and paint will immediately harden when placed into service of cooler waters.


ePaint SN-1 coating technology was developed, uses materials from, and is proudly manufactured in the USA. Please contact at for more information on ePaint SN-1 or other ePaint products.

Additional information


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  • Self-polishing finish controls release of active materials and prevents old paint build up
  • Unlimited coat to launch time, paint in the fall before winter storage
  • Safe to haul boats in and out of the water
  • Perfect for any boat, outdrives and running gear


  • Coverage rate: 270 ft2/gal; 68 ft2/qt
  • Available colors: White, Gray, Black, Green, Blue, Dark Blue and Red
  • Packaging: Single component; Gallon
  • Thinner: ePaint EP-13 thinner
  • Application: Traditional methods – roll (1/4” nap or foam), brush, or spray (HVLP
  •  Finish: Eggshell-like
  •  Recommended number of coats: 2 or 3 full coats with 2 extra coats at the waterline and leading edges
  •  Average Service Life: Affected by number of coats, color choice, boating usage, available sunlight and water temperatures; average service life for boats in temperate waters is 18-22 months, boats in tropical waters is 12-18 months with three full coats and additional coats around waterline, leading edges, and high wash areas
  •  Compatibility: Fiberglass, aluminum, steel, outboards, outdrives, trim tabs, epoxy type primers, and most popular traditional bottom paints.
  •  Not recommended for:
    • Trailered boats in hot climates
    • Over very soft ablative paints
    • Bare metal (prime first)
    • Application by non-commercial painters
  • ePaint SN-1 must be applied by a commercial facility or government entity Proper personal protective equipment must be worn when applying ePaint SN-1 (e.g. goggles, gloves, respirator with organic vapor cartridge, Tyvek suit, etc.)

For complete application procedures and requirements see the Tech Data Sheet tab.

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