Series 1094


Generic Type

Aliphatic Acrylic Polyurethane

Common Usage

A user friendly, low VOC, aliphatic polyurethane coating that provides excellent color and gloss retention for exterior applications to steel, concrete and other substrates in commercial, industrial, and marine environments. Direct-to-Metal capability allows for a labor-saving, high-build, single coat application.

Special Qualifications

Series 1094 meets the requirements of LEED-Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, WELL Building Standard-VOC Restrictions , and Living Building Challenge–Healthy Interior Performance. Contact your Tnemec representative for more information.

Series 1094 meets the accelerated weathering requirements of SSPC-Paint 36 (level 3A) Paint Standard.

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Unthinned: 0.0 lbs/gallon solids
Thinned 10% (No. 10 Thinner): 0.03 lbs/gallon solids
Thinned 10% (No. 46 Thinner): 0.07 lbs/gallon solids

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Recommended DFT

Topcoat Service: 2.0 to 5.0 mils (51 to 127 microns) per coat.
Direct-to-Metal; over Zinc or MIO-Zinc: 3.0 to 6.0 mils (76 to 154 microns).
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. For DTM or applications over zinc or MIO-zinc, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 13-100 or contact your Tnemec representative.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1-2 hours 9 hours 10-12 hours

To resist moisture: 8 hours. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Note: For faster cure in temperatures down to 35°F (2°C), add No. 44-456 Urethane Accelerator, see separate product data sheet for cure information. Note: The use of Series 44-456 accelerator is not recommended when temperatures exceed 75°F (24°C).


Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 27, 27WB, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, 90G-1K97, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, 104, 132, 133, 135, 138, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 161, 394, 1224.
Galvanized Steel & Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 27WB, 66, L69, N69, V69, 1224. Note: For special galvanized surface preparation instructions, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 10-78.
Concrete: Series 27WB, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 161, 1224, 1254.
CMU: Series 1254.
Note: The following maximum recoat times apply; Series L69F, N69F, V69F, L140F, N140F, V140F or 141, 14 days; Series L69, N69, V69, L140 N140 or V140, 21 days; Series 1, 27, 66, 104, 135, 161, 1254, 30 days; Series 132, 133, 138; 90 days, Series 27WB, 394, 1224, 12 months. Series 90-97, 90G-1K97, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, unlimited. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.16 lbs/gal (259 grams/litre)
Unthinned: 0.63 lbs/gal (75 grams/litre) (TBAc Exempt)
Thinned 10% (No. 10 Thinner): 2.77 lbs/gal (332 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 10 Thinner): 1.60 lbs/gal (191 grams/litre) (TBAc Exempt)
Thinned 10% (No. 46 Thinner): 2.20 lbs/gal (263 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 46 Thinner): 0.69 lbs/gal (82 grams/litre) (TBAc Exempt)



Volume Solids

60.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Theoretical Coverage

964 mil sq ft/gal (23.6 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

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