Series 489


Generic Type

Epoxy Vinyl Ester Polymer Concrete

Common Usage

Series 489 is a durable polymer concrete which exhibits fast curing and minimal shrinkage. Ideal for the rehabilitation of severely eroded concrete or for the corrosion-proofing of new concrete where superior chemical resistance is required throughout the complete topping system. Series 489 is ideal for pump and pad rebuilds in areas of strong acid and caustic exposure. Use to cast sumps and trenches off-site for time and labor savings.

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Flat (as poured). Note: A semi-gloss finish can be achieved by troweling the surface.

Recommended DFT

3/8" to 10" (1 to 25 cm) in a single pour.

Volatile Organic Compounds

0.02 lbs/gallon (1.9 grams/litre)


Series 1407. Note: For services above 180°F (82°C), do not use a primer.

Curing Time

Temperature Light Traffic/To Handle Return to Service Maximum Chemical Resistance
90°F (32°C) 1-2 hours 12-24 hours 24 hours
75°F (24°C) 2-4 hours 24 hours 24 hours
50°F (10°C) 8-10 hours 48 hours 72 hours

Curing times are based upon 3/8-inch of material, thicker castings and pours may result in longer set times. Note: Certain immersion service times may require additional cure time, contact Tnemec Technical Services for additional information.

Theoretical Coverage

Coverage rates based on Casting/Topping Application:
110 sq ft (10.2 m²) at 3/8" per large kit (LK)
83 sq ft (7.7 m²) at 1/2" per large kit (LK)
41 sq ft (3.8 m²) at 1" per large kit (LK)

See APPLICATION for additional coverage rates.

Volume Solids

100% (mixed). Series 489 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.

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