Series 161


Generic Type

Polyamide Epoxy

Common Usage

Low temperature-cure, corrosion-resistant coating for protection against abrasion, immersion and mild chemical contact. Fast recoat at 75°F (24°C).

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    This product is available in 496 colors.

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Volume Solids

58.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.92 lbs/gallon (349 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 3.11 lbs/gallon (372 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.28 lbs/gallon (393 grams/litre) †


Steel: Self-priming or Series 20, FC20, 37H, 66, N69, N69F, 90, 160, 530
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Self-priming or Series 66, N69
Concrete: Self-priming or 54-660, 130, 201, 214
CMU: 54-562, 54-660, 130, 216, 218
Drywall: 51-792 for dry interior environments



Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B


46H-413, 66, N69, 73, 84, 104, 113, 114, 161, 175, 262, 265, 290, 291, 1074, 1075. Refer to COLORS on applicable topcoat data sheets for additional information.

Theoretical Coverage

930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 2-3 hours 3-4 hours 3 days
65°F (18°C) 2 hours 4-5 hours 5-6 hours 4-5 days
55°F (13°C) 3-4 hours 6-8 hours 10-12 hours 6-7 days
45°F (7°C) 6-7 hours 12-14 hours 16-18 hours 9-10 days
35°F (2°C) 8-10 hours 16-18 hours 20-22 hours 12-14 days

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

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 6.0 mils (50 to 150 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

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