Series 82HS


Generic Type

Silicone Alkyd

Common Usage

A high solids, single component, silicone-alkyd finish coat that provides superior color and gloss retention over conventional alkyd enamels. Primarily used for coating primed or previously painted steel and galvanized steel substrates. Versatone incorporates a 30% copolymerized silicone-alkyd resin, which provides unmodified maximum performance.

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    This product is available in 502 colors.

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Theoretical Coverage

991 mil sq ft/gal (24.3 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †


Steel: Series 37H, 66, 88HS
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 27. Note: Series 27 exterior exposed for 3 weeks or longer requires an epoxy-polyamide intermediate coat or scarification prior to topcoating with 2H, 23 or 82HS. Brush blasting with fine abrasive is the preferred method of scarification.



Number of Components


Volume Solids

61.8 ± 2.0% †

Recommended DFT

1.5 to 2.5 mils (40 to 65 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats required will vary depending on color, substrate (surface) and other variables. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1/2-1 1/2 hours 12-14 hours 16 hours
45°F (7°C) 9 hours 4 days 4 1/2 days

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Water Tank Exteriors: Five days or more curing time required before filling with water.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.57 lbs/gallon (307 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 2.76 lbs/gallon (330 grams/litre) †


Series 2H, 23, 82HS. The intermediate coat color should be noticeably different but in the same family as the topcoat color.

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