Series 142


Generic Type

Glass Flake Reinforced Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

Abrasion resistant, high solids, epoxy coating which offers high-build edge protection and excellent corrosion resistance. Contains glass flake and aluminum oxide for improved film integrity. For use on the interior and exterior of steel or concrete tanks, pipes, and other heavy-duty equipment in industrial service.

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Number of Components

Two: Part A (amine) and Part B (epoxy)

Curing Time

Temperature To Handle To Topcoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 6 hours 9 hours ‡ 7 days
35°F (0°C) 64 hours 72 hours ‡ 30 days

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. ‡Note: Specific application requirements, including cure schedule and environmental conditions, must be followed when topcoating Series 142. Contact Tnemec Technical Service for detailed instructions. Note: For overlaps, tie-ins, and touch-ups, maximum recoat time with itself is seven days.


Exterior: Series 73, 290, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U. Note: The following maximum recoat time applies when using Series 73, 290, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U: fourteen (14) days. If this time limit is exceeded, Series 142 must be uniformly scarified prior to topcoating.

Recommended DFT

8.0 to 20.0 mils (205 to 500 microns) in one coat. Note: Thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.


Series 215, 217, 218

Theoretical Coverage

1,315 mil sq ft/gal (32.2 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †


Unthinned: 1.27 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.31 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.36 lbs/gal solids

Volume Solids

82% ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

EPA Method 24
Unthinned: 1.28 lbs/gallon (153 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.55 lbs/gallon (186 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 60 Thinner): 1.55 lbs/gallon (186 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.78 lbs/gallon (214 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 60 Thinner): 1.74 lbs/gallon (208 grams/litre)†


Steel: Self-priming, 1, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 90E-92, 90G-1K97, 90-97, H90-97, 90G-98, 94-H₂O
Concrete: Self-priming, L69, L69F, N69, N69F

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