Series 1026


Generic Type

Acrylic Emulsion

Common Usage

A durable, easy-to-use, water-based acrylic coating that offers long-wearing protection to a variety of substrates. Excellent as a topcoat or intermediate-coat on anti-corrosive steel coating systems or when applied to concrete and drywall. Easy to apply by brush, roller, and spray, this product’s low odor and low VOC qualities make it versatile choice on architectural and industrial projects. Note: Application methods include “dry-fall” under certain conditions (see application).

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Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 45 minutes 1 1/2 hours 1 1/2 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Water Tank Exteriors: Five days or more curing time required before filling with water.




Steel: Series 1, 27WB, 66, 66HS, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 90E-92, 90-97, 90-98, 90G-1K97, 91-H₂O, 94-H₂O, 115, 135, 161, 161HS, 394.
CMU: 54, 130, 1254.
Drywall: Self-priming, 51, 151.
Concrete: Self-priming, 151, 1254.
Note: Certain colors may require multiple coats depending on method of application and finish coat color. Preceding coat should be in the same color family but noticeably different.

Number of Components


Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Volume Solids

43.0 ± 2.0% †

Theoretical Coverage

690 mil sq ft/gal (16.9 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †


Unthinned: 0.01 lbs/gallon (1.4 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 0.01 lbs/gallon (1.4 grams/litre) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.38 lbs/gallon (45 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 0.38 lbs/gallon (45 grams/litre) †


Series 30, 1028 and 1029.

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