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Series 290 | CRU

Generic Type Aliphatic Polyester Polyurethane
Common Usage Extremely hard, chemical-resistant urethane coating with excellent resistance to abrasion, washdown conditions, corrosive fumes and chemical contact. Gloss retention among the best of air dried finishes.
Colors Available in the 16 standard StrataShield colors. Special colors available, please contact your Tnemec representative. Note: Certain colors may require multiple coats depending on the method of application and finish coat color. When feasible, the preceding coat should be in the same color family (blue, gray, etc.), but noticeably different.
Finish Semi-Gloss
Primers Steel: Series 20, 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, 90-1K97, 104, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161, 205.
Concrete: Series 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 104, 161, 201, 203, 205, 237, 237SC, 238, 293SC, 280, 281, 287.
Intermediate Series 20, 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 104, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, 161, 205, 210, 237, 238, 270, 273, 280, 281, 282, 287. Note: Before topcoating with Series 290, any Tnemec epoxy exterior exposed for more than three weeks must be scarified or reprimed with itself. Mechanically abrading or power-sanding is the preferred method of scarification. The maximum recoat time for Series 210, 237, 238, 280, 281 and 282 is 24 hours. Refer to those product data sheets. Inorganic zinc-rich primers require an epoxy intermediate coat. Note: Scarification using a power sander and 100 grit sandpaper, No. 60 mesh sanding screen or a coarse stripping pad is required if topcoating Series 290 with itself. Note: When applying Series 290 over a broadcast or mortar system, an epoxy grout coat is required.
Volume Solids 67 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Recommended DFT 2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats will vary depending on substrate (surface) and other variables. Contact your Tnemec representative.
Curing Time
Temperature Min. Recoat To Service Chemical Resistance
75°F (24°C) 12 hours 24 hours 7 days
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 2.41 lbs/gallon (288 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 39 Thinner): 2.76 lbs/gallon (330 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 42 Thinner): 2.80 lbs/gallon (335 grams/litre) †
HAPS Unthinned: 0.16 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 39 Thinner): 0.16 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 42 Thinner): 0.16 lbs/gal solids
Theoretical Coverage 1,075 mil sq ft/gal (26.4 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Number of Components Two: Part A and Part B (2.5 Parts A to 1 Part B by volume)

Chemical Recommended Use - What is this?

The chemical resistance data listed on this website should only be used for general reference purposes. Substrates, temperatures, chemical combinations, and other variables can affect the performance of a coating in chemical exposure. Please contact your local to finalize the most appropriate system for your project.

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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.

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Recommended Use
Chemical Occasional Contact Frequent Contact Secondary Containment Cargo Immersion Immersion Service
Acetaldehyde NT NT NT NT NT
Acetic Acid
Acetic Acid, Glacial 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Acetic Anhydride
Acetone 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Acetyl Chloride NT NT NT NT NT
Acrylic Acid
Adipic Acid
Allyl Alcohol 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Allyl Chloride NR NR NR NR NR
Aluminum Bromide 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Aluminum Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Aluminum Nitrate
Aluminum Sulfate

Also Known As: Alum

Ammonium Bisulfite 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Fluoride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Hydroxide
Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate
Ammonium Nitrate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Persulfate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Sulfate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Sulfide 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Sulfite 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Ammonium Xylene Sulfonate
Amyl Acetate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Amyl Alcohol 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Aniline NR NR NR NR NR
Aniline Hydrochloride NT NT NT NT NT
Antimony Chloride (tri) NT NT NT NT NT
Aqua Ammonia 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Aqua Regia 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Arsenous Acid 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Barium Chloride
Barium Hydroxide
Barium Sulfate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Barium Sulfide 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Beer (non-food contact) NT NT NT NT NT
Benzal Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Benzaldehyde 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Benzene 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Benzene Sulfonic Acid NT NT NT NT NT
Benzene Thiol NT NT NT NT NT
Boric Acid
Bromine Gas (Dry) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Bromine Gas (Wet) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Butyl Acid Levulinic 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Butyl Acrylate NT NT NT NT NT
Butyl Amine 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Butyl Ether 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Butyric Acid 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cadmium Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cadmium Plating (Cyanide) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Calcium Bisulfite 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Calcium Chloride
Calcium Hypochlorite
Calcium Nitrate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Calcium Nitrite NT NT NT NT NT
Calcium Sulfate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Calcium Sulfite 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Caprylic Acid

Also Known As: Octanoic Acid

100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Carbon Bisulfide (Di) Fumes (wet) NT NT NT NT NT
Carbon Dioxide 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Carbon Tetrachloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Castor Oil 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Chloracetic Acid
Chlorine Dioxide NT NT NT NT NT
Chloroacetic Acid
Chlorobenzene 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Chlorobutane 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Chloroform NT NT NT NT NT
Chlorophenol NT NT NT NT NT
Chlorosulfonic Acid NT NT NT NT NT
Chlorotoluene NT NT NT NT NT
Chromic Acid
Chromic Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Citric Acid
Copper Chloride 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Copper Nitrate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Copper Plating (Acid) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Copper Plating (Cyanide) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Copper Sulfate
Copper Sulfate (dry) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Corn Oil (non-food contact) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cottonseed Oil (non-food contact) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cresol 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cresylic Acid 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Crude Oil (Sour) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cumene 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cyclohexane 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cyclohexanone 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Cymene 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Dextrose 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Dibromopropane Phosphate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Dibutyl Phthalate 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C) 100°F (38°C)
Dichloracetic Acid
Diesel Fuel

Also Known As: Fuel Oil, Diesel Oil

Diethanolamine NT NT NT NT NT
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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.

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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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