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Series 20HS | Pota-Pox

Generic Type Polyamide Epoxy
Common Usage A high-solids, lower VOC version of Tnemec’s proven polyamide epoxy technology. Provides excellent protection to steel and concrete substrates, and is certified for use in potable water immersion. Excellent choice for tanks, valves, and pipes.
Colors 1211 Red, 1255 Beige, 00WH Tnemec White, 15BL Tank White, 35GR Black and 39BL Delft Blue. Note: Epoxies chalk with extended exposure to sunlight and may yellow on aging. Lack of ventilation, incomplete mixing, miscatalyzation or the use of heaters that emit carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide during application and initial stages of curing may accelerate any potential yellowing.
Finish Satin
Surfacer/Filler/Patcher 215, 217, 218
Primers Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 20, FC20, FC20HS, 91-H2O, 94-H2O, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F
Concrete: Self-priming, 20, FC20HS
Topcoats Interior: 20, FC20, 20HS, 22, FC22, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 264, 265, 406
Exterior: 20, FC20, 20HS, FC20HS, 66HS, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 72, 73, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161HS, 264, 265, 406, 700, V700, 701, V701, 740, 750, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1095.
Note: When topcoating Series 20HS, the following maximum recoat times apply: with 264 or 265, 7 days; with 406, 14 days; with 740 or 750, 21 days; with 1095, 30 days; with itself, 20, FC20, FC20HS, 22, FC22, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161HS, 700, V700, 701 and V701, 60 days; with 72, 73, 1074, 1074U, 1075 and 1075U, 90 days. Scarify the Series 20HS surface before topcoating if maximum recoat time has elapsed.
Volume Solids 78% ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Recommended DFT 2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 254 microns) per coat.
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.
Curing Time
TemperatureTo Touch To HandleTo RecoatImmersion
95°F (35°C) 1 hour 3 hours 6-7 hours 7 days
75°F (24°C)2 hours8 hours12-16 hours 7 days
55°F (13°C) 4 hours 22-24 hours 30-34 hours 12-14 days
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Note: For faster curing and low temperature applications, add No. 44-705 Epoxy Accelerator, see separate product data sheet for cure information.
Ventilation: When used as a tank lining or in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 1.54 lbs/gal (184 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.02 lbs/gal (243 grams/litre)

HAPS Unthinned: 1.17 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.88 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage 1,249 mil sq ft/gal (30.7 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Number of Components Two: Part A (epoxy) and Part B (polyamide)
1
Category
2
Chemical Name(required)
3
Concentration
4
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Recommended Use
Chemical Occasional Contact Frequent Contact Secondary Containment Cargo Immersion Immersion Service

1 Product is NOT suitable for direct or indirect food contact. Intended Use and temperature information relates    to product's performance capabilities only.

2 Product is suitable for direct or indirect food contact. Reference the product data sheet for more information.

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Tnemec White| 00WH rgb 248,253,254
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