HK Research Introduces New Low-HAP Deep Tone Accent Colors at IBEX

Feb. 5, 2003
During the 2003 International Boat Builder Exposition (IBEX), held in Fort Lauderdale, FL every February, HK Research introduced its new Low-HAP Deep Tone Accent Colors. This exciting, innovative product is a first for a gel coat producer, and the only accent color gel coat that meets the Marine MACT standard of 33% HAP.

This introduction expands HK Research’s already broad product line, making it the only gel coat producer to have a COMPLETE line of Marine MACT Compliant gel coats. Other unique gel coat products introduced by HK Research include:

HydroShield® – Amazing blister resistant gel coat for marine hulls.
SolarShield® – Handles high UV situations on marine decks.
HydroShield® LITE – Low-HAP (MACT Compliant) Marine Gel Coats that surpass the industry standards set with HydroShield®.
Low-HAP Pigmented Gel Coats that exhibit little change in 10-year simulated UV exposure.
Low-HAP Clear Gel Coats (well below MACT Standard).

Founded in 1992, IBEX is the leading trade show for the boat building industry. It’s owned and produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine. For more information about IBEX, go to For more information on Professional BoatBuildermagazine, visit


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