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Altex No.5 Ablative Antifouling Aurora Red - 4L

Copper Based Ablative Anti-Fouling for boats.
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Smart VIP Card PriceNZ $229.99Save 23%Without Card NZ $299.00Product #32557
Item excluded from freight specials.

Copper Based Ablative Anti-Fouling for boats.

**SHIPPING PRICE IS FOR NORTH ISLAND SHIPPING ONLY, INCLUDING AUCKLAND** Auckland we recommend collection if possible.
SOUTH ISLAND SHIPPING: Please contact the Smart Crew for a shipping quote to your address.
SORRY, THIS ITEM CANNOT BE ORDERED ONLINE TO THE SOUTH ISLAND. The shipping price is for North Island delivery only.


  • No.5 Copper Based Ablative Antifouling is recommended:
  • Where multi-season effective fouling protection is needed.
  • Where regulations ban or restrict the use of organotin compounds.
  • On yachts, tenders, dinghies, trailer yachts and power boats.

No.5 Antifouling is:

  • Compatible over other copper based anti-foulings, where recommended preparation is achieved
  • Not suitable for use on aluminium craft, outboard motors, sail drives or stern legs
  • Suitable and recommended for use on primed GRP, steel, timber and ferro-cement craft


  • Contains No Organotin Compounds
  • Contains high levels of cuprous oxide
  • Self polishing/ablative mechanism inhibits the attachment of fouling organisms
  • Available in four clean colours
  • Organo-tin free
  • Suitable for high speed craft - however, ablation rate will increase when subjected to sustained high speed
  • Excellent static performance
  • Excellent long term performance

Limitations of Use:

Some colour variation between batches may occur, also colours may change during storage. If material from different batches is used, carry out thorough "boxing" to ensure a consistent colour is achieved. Full colour is developed over the first weeks of immersion.


  • Thinner: Do Not Thin Clean up with E10 Thinner
  • Storage: 12 months when stored under cool, dry conditions
  • Theoretical Coverage Rate: 6.7 sq metres per litre at 75 microns dry
  • Recommended Film Thickness Per Coat: 150 microns wet to obtain 75 microns dry, Two coats recommended
  • Application: Spray, brush or roller
  • Dry Times (75 µm DFT / 25oC / 50% RH):
  • To Recoat - Minimum 4 hours - Maximum Not critical
  • To Launch - Minimum 8 hours - Maximum Not critical

**Dangerous goods shipping applies, see the Smart Crew for a quote**

For more information, Product Data Sheets and MSDS. Please see

Shipping: Smart Marine uses Courier Post and Toll to deliver our NZ orders. All parcels are insured plus you will receive online trace details for peace of mind. Due to insurance and guarantee of delivery, all our parcels will need to be signed for or the courier will leave a card to collect/arrange another delivery time so please consider supplying a business address instead or another where the parcel can be signed for. Orders are processed on week days and are usually collected the next business morning by the courier, if not earlier. North Island delivery is usually 1-3 days, South Island 2-5 and the parcel size can effect this. We also ship to rural addresses and to P.O. boxes but very large/fragile/DG parcels will need a physical address.

Collect Your Order at any Smart Marine Store: Smart Marine happily allows collection of your order (pre-pay online or pay in store), 8am-6pm, 7 days a week via your favourite Smart Marine store: Westhaven, Mt Wellington, Manukau or Hamilton. Simply 'Add to Cart' as normal and select the store you want to collect from via the drop-down options at check-out. The Smart Web Crew will be in touch with when it is ready for you. Easy-peasy! Please let us know when you hope to collect so we can do our best to have it ready for you in good time. You will be required to present your own photo i.d. for pre-paid orders so please bring this with you.

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**Please Note: ships overseas web orders outside of New Zealand to these countries only: Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis & Fortuna.

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We believe you will be very satisfied with your purchase from Smart Marine.

You are however welcome to return the item if required for exchange or refund excluding shipping costs within 10 days and in its original condition and packaging if you no longer require the item.

On the rare occasion that a product is found to be faulty under warranty or not as described, please contact the Smart Crew and we will promptly remedy the issue for you. If you have any queries regarding items on the SmartWeb or concerns with your purchase, please feel free to contact the Smart Crew for help.

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