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Series 20 | Pota-Pox

Generic Type Polyamide Epoxy
Common Usage Industry standard for potable water epoxy coatings for nearly 30 years. Known for its forgiving application characteristics in adverse and varied conditions, and for its benchmark performance.
Colors 1211 Red, 1255 Beige, 11WH White, 15BL Tank White, 39BL Delft Blue.
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.
Primers Self-priming, 1, FC20, N140, N140F, 91-H2O, 94-H2O. Note: 91-H2O is ANSI/NSF Std. 61 certified by UL as a primer for Series 20. Refer to the 91-H2O product data sheet for additional information.
Topcoats Interior: Series 20, FC20, N140, N140F, 264, 265
Exterior: Series 20, FC20, 66, N69, N69F, 73, N140, N140F, 161, 700, 701, 1074, 1075. Note: When topcoating with Series 700 or 701, an intermediate coat of Series 73 or 1075 is required.
Refer to COLORS on applicable topcoat data sheets for additional information.
Volume Solids 57.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Recommended DFT 2.0 to 6.0 mils (50 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 Handle To Recoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 10 hours 12 hours 7 days

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Ventilation: When used in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 3.02 lbs/gallon (362 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.37 lbs/gallon (404 grams/litre) †
HAPS Unthinned: 4.18 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10%: 5.16 lbs/gal solids
Theoretical Coverage 898 mil sq ft/gal (22.0 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Number of Components Two: Part A and Part B
1
Category
2
Chemical Name(required)
3
Concentration
4
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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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Products Available In Tank White 15BL

Tank White| 15BL (formerly WH02) rgb 234,242,252
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
57.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) † 2.0 to 6.0 mils (50 to 150 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative. Unthinned: 3.02 lbs/gallon (362 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.37 lbs/gallon (404 grams/litre) †
Two: Part A and Part B
Series V140 | Pota-Pox Plus Polyamidoamine Epoxy
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
67.0 ± 2.0% (mixed—A, B & 44-700 Epoxy Accelerator) † 2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 225 microns) per coat. Note: MIL-PRF-4556F applications require two coats at 4.0-6.0 mils (100-150 microns) per coat. Otherwise, the number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative. Unthinned: 1.95 lbs/gallon (234 grams/litre)
Thinned 2.5% (#4): 2.08 lbs/gallon (250 grams/litre) †
Two: Part A (amine) and Part B (epoxy) — One (Part A) to one (Part B) by volume.