Tnemec Shop Primer
AK01 is a high-solids, fast drying primer that provides extended weathering for shop and field priming of structural and miscellaneous steel.
Meets SSPC-Paint Specification No. 15.
Product meets the performance requirements of TT-P 664D-SSPC-Paint No. 25 as specified for use in SSPC Environmental Zone 1A and 1B.
Welds produced in accordance with ASW D1.1 through AK01 passed weld integrity testing.
This product meets MPI #79 Primer, Alkyd, Anti-Corrosive for Metal. Reference MPI Approved Products List for more information.View more product details
Product Data Sheets
Safety Data SheetsEmail this product
Contact your sales reps for quotes, problem solving advice, extensive technical knowledge, pricing, ordering and field support.
2.0 mils to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns)
52% ± 0.6 %
Unthinned: 0.47 lbs/gallon solids
Thinned 5% (No. 13 Thinner): 0.51 lbs/gallon solids
Volatile Organic Compounds
EPA Method 24
Unthinned: 2.7 lbs/gallon (326 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 13 Thinner): 2.8 lbs/gallon (339 grams/litre)
|Temperature||To Touch||To Handle||To Recoat|
|75°F (24°C)||20 minutes||30-45 minutes||1 hour|
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
842 mil sq ft/gal (20.6 m²/L at 25 microns).
See APPLICATION for coverage rates.
Series 2H, 2HS, 30, 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.
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