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Series 37H | Chem-Prime H.S.

Generic Type Phenolic Alkyd
Common Usage Lead- and chromate-free, fast-drying, corrosion-resistant primer that accepts a variety of high-performance topcoats. Ideally suited for steel fabricators, OEM’s and field applications where "dry-fall" characteristics are desired. Note: Not recommended for immersion.
Colors 77 Red, 78 Gray. Note: Minimum order quantities apply for 78 Gray.
Topcoats Series 2H, 2HS, 6, 27, 30, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 73, 82HS, 113, 114, 161, 175, 180, 181, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U. Allow Series 37H to cure for three days before topcoating with 1028 or 1029.
Note: Some systems are not recommended for frequently sweating or continually wet conditions. Reference the applicable topcoat data sheet for additional information. Also, an additional coat of 37H is suggested before applying Series 6, 180, 181, 1028 or 1029. Contact Tnemec Technical Services for details.
Volume Solids 58.0 ± 2.0% †
Recommended DFT 2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat.
Curing Time Temperature: 75°F (24°C)
To Handle: 2 hours
To Recoat With Series:
2H, 2HS, 82HS, 180, 181 27•, 66•, 161• 1028, 102930 L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 73, 113, 114, 175, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U
16 hours 48 hours 3 days 7 days 30 days
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
•Note: Allow 37H to cure 14 days if 27, 66 or 161 is to be used as an intermediate coat and topcoated with 73, 175, 1074, 1074U, 1075 or 1075U. Then allow 27, 66 or 161 to cure an additional 24 hours before topcoating.
Water Tank Exteriors: Five days or more curing required before filling.
Volatile Organic Compounds Unthinned: 2.91 lbs/gallon (348 grams/litre)
Thinned 4%: 3.07 lbs/gallon (368 grams/litre)
Thinned 9%: 3.27 lbs/gallon (391 grams/litre) †
HAPS Unthinned: 1.37 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 4%: 1.89 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 9%: 2.51 lbs/gal solids
Theoretical Coverage 930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
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*Results are NOT suitable for direct or indirect food contact. Intended use exposure results relate to product's performance and substrate protection capabilities only.


Recommended Use
Chemical Occasional Contact Frequent Contact Secondary Containment Cargo Immersion Immersion Service
*Results are NOT suitable for direct or indirect food contact. Intended use exposure results relate to product's performance and substrate protection capabilities only.
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
58.0 ± 2.0% † 2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat. Unthinned: 2.91 lbs/gallon (348 grams/litre)
Thinned 4%: 3.07 lbs/gallon (368 grams/litre)
Thinned 9%: 3.27 lbs/gallon (391 grams/litre) †
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Series 10 | Tnemec Primers Modified Alkyd
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
56.0 ± 2.0% † 2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat. Unthinned: 2.98 lbs/gallon (357 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.30 lbs/gallon (395 grams/litre) †
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Series V10 | Tnemec Primers Modified Alkyd
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
57 ± 2.0% 2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat. Unthinned: 2.80 lbs/gallon (335 grams/litre)
Thinned 1%: 2.84 lbs/gallon (340 grams/litre)
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Series 88HS | Azeron H.S. Primer Modified Short Oil Alkyd
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Volume Solids Rec. DFT V.O.C. # of Components
60.0 ± 2.0% † 2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat. Unthinned: 2.69 lbs/gallon (322 grams/litre)
Thinned 2%: 2.78 lbs/gallon (333 grams/litre) †
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