Advanced Thermoset Solution Fluoropolymer
A low VOC 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.
Standard Series 1078V colors will meet the requirements of the Metallic Pigmented coatings category for use in air districts with more restrictive VOC regulations.View more product details
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This product is available in 42 colors.
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Steel: Series 1, 27, 27WB, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, 104, 118, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161, 394. Note: Series 1 and 394 require an intermediate coat prior to topcoating with Series 1078V. Note: Series 118 is typically used to overcoat sound, existing coating systems. See product data sheet for more information.
Number of Components
Two: Part A and Part B
Semi-gloss. Other gloss levels may be available, contact Tnemec.
2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns) per coat
Unthinned: 0.78 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 15% (No. 65 Thinner): 0.78 lbs/gal solids
|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.
50.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Volatile Organic Compounds
Unthinned: 1.79 lbs/gallon (215 grams/litre)
Unthinned: 0.90 lbs/gallon (107 grams/litre) (TBAc Exempt)
Thinned 15% (No. 65 Thinner): 2.82 lbs/gallon (338 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 65 Thinner): 0.90 lbs/gallon (107 grams/litre) (TBAc Exempt) †
Note: When topcoating with Series 1079-0762 (semi-gloss) or 1079-0763 (satin) over 1078V, a 24 hour maximum recoat time applies. Series 1078V cannot be topcoated with Series 1079 (high gloss).
802 mil sq ft/gal (19.7 m²/L at 25 microns) †
Series 73, 750, 1075, 1075U. (Intermediate coat may be required for some applications, please contact Tnemec.) 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.
Note: When topcoating with Series 1078V, the following maximum recoat times apply: Over 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F or 161, 14 days; over itself, 30 days; over 750, 1075 or 1075U, 45 days; over 1 or 394, 60 days; over 27WB, 73, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H_2_0, 94-H_2_0 or 1095, 90 days.
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