Series 1078V

Fluoronar Metallic

Generic Type

Advanced Thermoset Solution Fluoropolymer

Common Usage

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.

Special Qualifications

Standard Series 1078V colors will meet the requirements of the Metallic Pigmented coatings category for use in air districts with more restrictive VOC regulations.

Series 1078V meets the exterior weathering requirements of AAMA 2604 and 2605.

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    This product is available in 42 colors.

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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-H20, 94-H20 or 1095, 90 days.

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.

Theoretical Coverage

802 mil sq ft/gal (19.7 m²/L at 25 microns) †


Semi-gloss. Other gloss levels may be available, contact Tnemec.


Unthinned: 0.78 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 15% (No. 65 Thinner): 0.78 lbs/gal solids

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Recommended DFT

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


Series 1079-0762 (semi-gloss), 1079-0763 (satin)

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).

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) †

Volume Solids

50.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †


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.

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