Osmosis Treatment Process

Southern Blast Ltd offer a full, professional gel-peeling service, ideal for the treatment of osmosis affected hulls.

Step 1 – Precisely the correct amount of gel-coat is stripped. The depth of cut is carefully set using a high degree of skill and experience.

Step 2 – The surface is then processed with a fine abrasive to remove any damaged or loose laminate and to aid the drying process.

Step 3 – The exposed laminate is Steam Cleaned to flush out any undesired osmotic fluid whilst carefully monitoring the moisture content of the hull.

Step 4 – The surface is now fully prepared for the re-application of coatings such as epoxy, gel-coat etc.

Southern Blast Ltd are experts in both antifoul removal and the treatment of osmosis damaged hulls. Honest, hardworking and highly knowledgeable in their field, they are happy to assess and advise on the most suitable treatment for your hull.