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Series 48 | Multi-Purpose Epoxy

Generic Type Polyamide Epoxy
Common Usage A multi-purpose epoxy coating with fast-cure and low temperature application properties. An excellent choice for shop and field application when rapid curing for fast turn-around is needed. Can be applied to a variety of substrates including steel, concrete, and CMU, as well as previously painted surfaces. Accepts a range of primers and topcoats for complete system selection.
Colors Available in light- and mid-tone colors. Deep-tone and safety colors may be limited. Contact your Tnemec Representative for more information. Note: Epoxies chalk with extended exposure to sunlight. 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 cause yellowing to occur.
Finish Flat
Primers Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 90-97, 135, 394
Concrete or CMU: Self-priming or Series 215, 218, 1254, 130
Topcoats Series 73, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1075, 1095

Note: Other primer and topcoat options may be available. Contact your Tnemec Coatings Consultant for more information.
Volume Solids 58.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Recommended DFT 4.0 to 6.0 mils (100 to 150 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.
Curing Time
Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1/2 hour 2 hours 3 hours
65°F (18°C) 3/4 hour 4 hours 5-6 hours
55°F (11°C) 1 hour 4-5 hours 6-8 hours
45°F (7°C) 1-2 hours 6-8 hours 9-12 hours
35°F (2°C) 2-3 hours 9-12 hours 12-15 hours
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 2.36 lbs/gallon (282 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 60 Thinner): 2.83 lbs/gallon (339 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.83 lbs/gallon (339 grams/litre) †
HAPS Unthinned: 2.59 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 60 Thinner): 2.59 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 3.54 lbs/gal solids
Theoretical Coverage 930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Number of Components Two: Part A and Part B
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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.


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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  • Deeptone colors may be more expensive than lighter colors. Please contact your Tnemec Coatings Consultant to verify product/color availability and pricing.
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The products listed below are not exact equivalents. They are only products that you may consider as alternatives in a general sense. Substrate type, condition, temperatures, surface preparation, primer/topcoat selection and intended use are just a few factors that will affect product selection. Please contact your local Tnemec Coatings Consultant for product recommendations.

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