Series AK01

Tnemec Shop Primer

Generic Type


Common Usage

AK01 is a high-solids, fast drying primer that provides extended weathering for shop and field priming of structural and miscellaneous steel.

Special Qualifications

Meets SSPC-Paint Specification No. 15.

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Series 2H, 2HS, 30, 82HS, 115, 1026, 1028, 1029. Note: Some systems are not for use on surfaces that are continually wet or sweat frequently. Reference the applicable topcoat data sheet for additional information.

Recommended DFT

2.0 mils to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns)

Volatile Organic Compounds

SPGR Gray: 2.87 lbs/gallon (344 grams/litre)
SPRD Red: 2.96 lbs/gallon (359 grams/litre)

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch Dry Through To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 20 minutes 10 hours 1 hour

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

Theoretical Coverage

SPGR Gray: 844 mil sq ft/gal (20.7 m²/L at 25 microns).
SPRD Red: 839 mil sq ft/gal (20.6 m²/L at 25 microns).
See APPLICATION for coverage rates.



Volume Solids

52% ± 0.6 %

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