Series 120-5002


Generic Type

Novolac Vinyl Ester

Common Usage

A primer designed for superior protection against organic and inorganic acids and sour crude when stored at elevated temperatures in insulated tanks. Sprayable lining for tanks and vessels. Provides splash, spillage and fume protection for structural surfaces and secondary containment. Note: Contact your Tnemec representative or Tnemec Technical Services with specific chemical exposures.

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  • 5002 Beige Primer

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Prepared Bare Concrete and Steel: Self-priming


Series 120-5001

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.59 lbs/gallon (71 grams/litre)
Thinned 3%: 0.78 lbs/gallon (93 grams/litre)

Volume Solids

Theoretical 89% (mixed). Series 120 Vinester system contains a reactive monomer and some loss will occur during application and cure. Actual solids by volume will vary depending upon temperature and air movement. See Practical Coverage Rates.

Number of Components

Two: Part A (base) and Part B (catalyst)


Series 215, 218

Recommended DFT

12.0 to 18.0 mils (305 to 455 microns) per coat (minimum of one coat 5002 primer and one coat 5001 finish coat).



Curing Time

Temperature To Handle To Topcoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 6 hours 6 hours min 2 hours max. 72 hours min.

Note: Scarification required if maximum time to topcoat is exceeded.
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

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