Talc, being an inert, platy and hydrophobic material, is a product of choice for marine coatings. Mondo Minerals can offer a high performance talc for marine coatings: FINNTALC M40. It is a pure talc made of highly lamellar ore and has a narrow particle size distribution tailormade for marine coatings. Due to the unique properties of FINNTALC M40, solvent and binder content in low VOC formulations can be reduced while still keeping the highly protective performance of the coatings. The high corrosion resistance and substrate adhesion of FINNTALC M40 also bring the opportunity to reduce the amount of anti-corrosion pigments in the formulation.