Series 1077


Generic Type

Aliphatic Acrylic Polyurethane

Common Usage

An acrylic polyurethane finish coat that contains a sparkle aluminum pigment creating a metallic aesthetic finish. It is a highly durable coating that is resistant to abrasion, wet conditions and exterior weathering. This high performance finish contains UV absorbers for extended color and gloss retention. NOT FOR IMMERSION SERVICE.

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.

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    This product is available in 42 colors.

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Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative. For applications over zinc or MIO-zinc, reference Technical Bulletin 13-100.

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B




Steel: Series 1, 20, 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, 91-H₂O, 104, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161, 394, V530
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 27, 66, L69, N69, V69, 1224. Note: For special galvanized surface preparation instructions, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 10-78.
Note: Series V530 exterior exposed more than 24 hours, Series 161, N69F, L69F, V69F exterior exposed more than 30 days, Series 104 or 135 exterior exposed more than 60 days, or Series L69, N69, V69, L140, N140 or V140 exterior exposed more than 90 days must first be scarified or reprimed with themselves. Brush blasting with fine abrasive is the preferred method of scarification.

Volume Solids

56.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †


Series 1079, optional when extended weatherability is desired or as directed by Tnemec Company.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 3.34 lbs/gallon (400 grams/litre)
Thinned 14% (No. 42 Thinner): 3.75 lbs/gallon (449 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 39 Thinner): 3.72 lbs/gallon (445 grams/litre) †

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 5-8 hours 12 hours

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


1.42 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage

898 mil sq ft/gal (22.0 m²/L at 25 microns). †

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