• New coating cuts barnacle build-up to keep ships at sea longer
    Posted in: 2018, Vic

    Footage of HMAS Canberra¬† available. Photos and video below. A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now being trialled on HMAS Canberra, one of the Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock ships. Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology are collaborating with experts from the Defence…