Series 1077


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Generic Type

Advanced Thermoset Solution Fluoropolymer

Common Usage

A high-solids fluoropolymer coating that provides an ultra-durable metallic or pearlescent finish. It has outstanding color and gloss retention even in the most severe exposures. Under certain conditions, it may be used to restore aged fluoropolymer coil applied coatings. Contact Tnemec Technical Services or your local Tnemec representative for details.

Special Qualifications

Standard Series 1077 colors will meet the requirements of the Metallic Pigmented coatings category for use in air districts with restrictive VOC regulations.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.94 lbs/gallon (352 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 63 Thinner): 3.43 lbs/gallon (411 grams/litre) †


Available in 41 standard colors. (Series 1078 is not available in 49MT). Refer to Tnemec Metallic Color Guide. Custom colors also available. Certain colors may require a clear topcoat for optimum performance. Note: Variations in appearance between product samples, color cards, color sheets and actual field applications should be expected due to differences in environmental conditions, color of underlying coats, gloss level, orientation of metallic pigment, equipment and applicator technique. Reference Technical bulletin No. 07-65 for more information.


Series 73, 750, 1075, 1075U, 1095 (Intermediate coat may be required for some applications, please contact Tnemec.)

Note: When topcoating with Series 1078, the following maximum recoat times apply: Over 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 135, 161 14 days; over itself, 30 days; over 750, 1075, 1075U, 1095, 45 days; over 1, 394, 60 days; over 73, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H_2_0, 94-H_2_0, 1224, 90 days. Note: If an intermediate coat is required, it should be in the same color family but noticeably different than the topcoat color. Tnemec will specify the intermediate color.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle Minimum Recoat ‡
90°F (32°C) 30 minutes 4-6 hours 6-8 hours
70°F (21°C) 30 minutes 6-8 hours 10-12 hours
50°F (10°C) 1 hour 12-15 hours 16-24 hours

‡ Maximum recoat: 30 days. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Note: For faster curing and low-temperature applications, add No. 44-710 Urethane Accelerator; see separate data sheet.


Steel: Series 1, 27, 27WB, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H_2_0, 94-H_2_0, 118, 135, 161, 394, 1224.
Note: Series 1 and 394 require an intermediate coat prior to topcoating with Series 1078. Note: Series 118 is typically used to overcoat, sound, existing coating systems. See product data sheet for more information.




Series 1079-0762 (semi-gloss), 1079-0763 (satin)
Note: When topcoating with Series 1079-0762 (semi-gloss) or 1079-0763 (satin) over 1078, a 24 hour maximum recoat time applies. Series 1078 cannot be topcoated with Series 1079 (high gloss).

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat.

Volume Solids

54.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †


Unthinned: 4.09 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 15% (No. 63 Thinner): 4.06 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage

866 mil sq ft/gal (21.3 m²/L at 25 microns). †

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

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