Series 48

Multi-Purpose Epoxy

Generic Type

Polyamide Epoxy

Common Usage

A multi-purpose epoxy coating with fast-cure and low temperature application properties. An excellent choice for shop and field application when rapid curing for fast turn-around is needed. Can be applied to a variety of substrates including steel, concrete, and CMU, as well as previously painted surfaces. Accepts a range of primers and topcoats for complete system selection.

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Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Volume Solids

58.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.36 lbs/gallon (282 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 60 Thinner): 2.83 lbs/gallon (339 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.83 lbs/gallon (339 grams/litre) †

Topcoats

Series 73, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1075, 1095

Note: Other primer and topcoat options may be available. Contact your Tnemec Coatings Consultant for more information.

Finish

Flat

Recommended DFT

4.0 to 6.0 mils (100 to 150 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Primers

Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 90-97, 135, 394
Concrete or CMU: Self-priming or Series 215, 218, 1254, 130

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
75°F (24°C) 1/2 hour 2 hours 3 hours
65°F (18°C) 3/4 hour 4 hours 5-6 hours
55°F (11°C) 1 hour 4-5 hours 6-8 hours
45°F (7°C) 1-2 hours 6-8 hours 9-12 hours
35°F (2°C) 2-3 hours 9-12 hours 12-15 hours

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

HAPS

Unthinned: 2.59 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 60 Thinner): 2.59 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 3.54 lbs/gal solids

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