Waterborne Acrylic Polyurethane
A waterborne polyurethane coating that provides excellent abrasion resistance and color and gloss retention for applications to steel, concrete and other miscellaneous substrates. It features low VOC content, low odor, semi-gloss finish and easy cleanup.
Series 1081 was tested in accordance with, and passed, the California Department of Public Health CDPH/EHLB/Standard Method Version 1.1, 2010 emissions testing and meets qualifications of LEED v4, Collaborative for High Performance Schools, and Living Building Challenge.View more product details
Product Data Sheets
Safety Data SheetsEmail this product
This product is available in 502 colors.
View Available Colors
View available colors in our Color Tool; you can also select and request color swatches.
Steel: Series 20, 22, 27, 27WB, 66, N69, N69F, L69, L69F, V69, V69F, 104, 115, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 161, 287
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 66, L69, N69, V69, 115, 135, 1224. Note: For special galvanized surface preparation instructions, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 10-78.
Concrete: Series 20, 66, N69, N69F, L69, L69F, V69, V69F, 104, 141, 161, 270, 273, 280, 287, 1254
CMU: L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 130, 287, 1254
Note: Intermediate coat required (any of the above primers for concrete). Note: Epoxy primers exterior exposed for more than 30 days require an epoxy intermediate coat or scarification prior to topcoating with Series 1081. A minimum recoat of 24 hours at 75°F (24°C) applies when using Series 27WB. Reference the Series 27WB product data sheet for additional cure information. More than one finish coat of Series 1081 is required when used over Series 27WB to achieve uniform and desired gloss level.
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. Caution: Application of coating below minimum or above maximum recommended dry film thicknesses may adversely affect coating aesthetics and performance. Excessive film thicknesses will cause microbubbling. Contact your Tnemec representative.
|Temperature||To Touch||To Handle||To Recoat|
|75°F (24°C)||45 minutes||6 hours||6 hours|
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Unthinned: 0 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (Water): 0 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 66 Thinner): 0 lbs/gal solids
Volatile Organic Compounds
Unthinned: 0.73 lbs/gallon (88 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (Water): 0.73 lbs/gallon (88 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 66 Thinner): 1.23 lbs/gallon (147 grams/litre) †
61.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Semi-Gloss - Note: Final gloss level of topcoat can vary depending on number of coats applied. One coat will generally result in a lower sheen than two coats of the material.
Number of Components
Two: Part A and Part B
978 mil sq ft/gal (24.0 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
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