Series 1029


Generic Type

HDP Acrylic Polymer

Common Usage

Water-based, low VOC, High Dispersion Pure acrylic polymer coating providing excellent long term protection in both interior/exterior exposures. May be applied by spray, brush or roller over a variety of solvent and waterborne steel primers. May also be used over many aged coatings. It is mildew resistant and exhibits very good gloss and color stability. Series 1028 can be used for light duty wall surfaces in water treatment and pharmaceutical environments. Application methods include "dry-fall" under certain conditions (See Application). Note: Series 1029's "dry-fall" characteristics help reduce the potential for overspray problems on buildings and surrounding property.

Special Qualifications

Series 1029 was tested in accordance with, and passed, the California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2 and meets the requirements of LEED v4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, Living Building Challenge Materials Petal 10, and WELL Building Standard v2 X06 VOC Restrictions.

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    This product is available in 503 colors.

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Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.66 lbs/gallon (79 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (Water): 0.66 lbs/gallon (79 grams/litre) †


Unthinned: 0.01 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (Water): 0.01 lbs/gal solids


Low semi-gloss - Note: Final gloss level of topcoat can vary depending on number of coats applied. One coat will generally result in a lower sheen than two coats of the material.

Volume Solids

40.0 ± 2.0% †


Series 1028

Number of Components



Wood: Series V10-99W or 151-1051
Steel: Series 1, V10, 22, 27WB, 30, 37H, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, 90G-1K97, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, 113, 115, V115, 118, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 161, 394, 1224. Note: Allow Series V10 and 37H to cure three days before topcoating. Additionally, Series 1, 90-97, 90G-1K97, 91-H2O, 94-H2O and 394 must be exterior exposed for three days prior to topcoating. Note: This product exhibits direct-to-metal capabilities for dry interior environments. Contact Tnemec Technical Service for more information.
Aluminum & Galvanized: Series 66, L69, N69, V69, 115, V115, 135, 1224. Note: For special galvanized surface preparation instructions, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 10-78.
Concrete: Self-priming or Series 54, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 130, 151, 156, 180, 287, 1026, 1254
CMU: Series 54, 130, 1254
Drywall: Series 51, 151-1051

Theoretical Coverage

643 mil sq ft/gal (15.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat To Resist Moisture
75°F (24°C) 30 minutes 2 hours 2 hours 6 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

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