Series 88HS

Azeron H.S. Primer

Generic Type

Modified Short Oil Alkyd

Common Usage

Fast-dry, lead- and chromate-free, rust-inhibitive shop primer for structural and miscellaneous steel that is to be enclosed, protected or topcoated.

View more product details


  • 88HS-555 Red
  • 88HS-559 Gray

View Available Colors

View available colors in our Color Tool; you can also select and request color swatches.

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat.

Number of Components



Series 2H, 23, 115

Theoretical Coverage

962 mil sq ft/gal (23.6 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 15 minutes 30-45 minutes 4-8 hours

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

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.69 lbs/gallon (322 grams/litre)
Thinned 2%: 2.78 lbs/gallon (333 grams/litre) †


Unthinned: 2.54 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 2%: 2.55 lbs/gal solids

Volume Solids

60.0 ± 2.0% †

Still have questions? Request the information you’re looking for:

Request Info

How to Purchase

Tnemec coatings are sold through a select network of local independent sales representatives who can help you find the best product for your needs. Find a rep

Continue Exploring in the color tool


Color Swatch packet

When you finish selecting, request your Swatch Packet below. Expect your swatch cards in 5-7 business days. Contact your expert Sales Rep at any time.

Sorry, there is a maximum of 6 color swatches.

Request swatch packet

Continue Exploring in the color tool