Series 1224

Epoxoline WB

Generic Type

Inorganic Hybrid Water-Based Epoxy

Common Usage

An advanced generation, water-based epoxy coating that is low odor, low VOC, and specially formulated with corrosion-inhibitive properties for the long-term protection of steel substrates. Excellent when used as a primer or intermediate coat within a high-performance coating system. Offers excellent adhesion to metal substrates and provides exceptional corrosion protection up to 400°F (204°C). Formula protected under U.S. patent.

Special Qualifications

Series 1224 was tested in accordance with, and passed, the California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2 and meets the requirements of LEED v4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, Living Building Challenge Materials Petal 10, and WELL Building Standard v2 X06 VOC Restrictions. 

Series 1224 at 4.0 - 6.0 mils meets AISC requirements of Class A surface with a mean slip coefficient no less than 0.30 and a tension creep not in excess of 0.015 inches (0.38 mm).

This product is part of a coating system tested in accordance with ISO 12944-6 (2018). Contact your Tnemec representative for coating system test results.

View more product details

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Recommended DFT

4.0 to 8.0 mils (100 to 205 microns) per coat.
Note: Two coats may be required for aggressive exposures.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat†
120°F (49°C) 15 minutes 1 hour 2 hours
95°F (35°C) 30 minutes 2 hours 3 hours
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 6 hours 8 hours
55°F (13°C) 2 hours 8 hours 16 hours
45°F (7°C) 3 hours 10 hours 24 hours
35°F (2°C) 4 hours 3 days 4 days

The following minimum recoat times apply when topcoating with Series 297, 1080 or 1081: 95°F (35°C) 12 hours, 75°F (24°C) and 55°F (13°C) 24 hours, 45°F (7°C) 4 days, 35°F (2°C) 7 days. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Substrates containing integral water repellants can prolong cure times.

Volume Solids

65% (mixed)


Series 30, 66, 72, 73, 113, 114, 115, 156, 157, 158, 161, 180, 181, 270, 273, 280, 281, 287, 290, 291, 297, 740, 750, 971, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1077, 1078, 1080, 1081, 1094, 1095, 1096. Note: When topcoating with Series 740 or 750 over 1224, a 90 day maximum recoat time applies. An extended cure time is needed when topcoating with Series 297, 1080 or 1081. Reference additional recoat times listed below the cure table. Note: More than one finish coat may be required to achieve uniform and desired gloss level.


Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 90G-1K97, 90-75, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H2O, 94-H2O, 394.
Note: Series 1, 90G-1K97, 90-97, H90-97, 91-H2O, 94-H2O and 394 must be exterior exposed for one day prior to topcoating.
Galvanized Steel: Self-priming

Theoretical Coverage

1,049 sq ft/gal (25.7 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.


0.00 lbs/gal solids

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.01 lbs/gallon (1 gram/litre)



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

Continue Exploring in the color tool


Color Swatch packet

When you finish selecting, request your Swatch Packet below. Expect your swatch cards in 5-7 business days. Contact your expert Sales Rep at any time.

Sorry, there is a maximum of 6 color swatches.

Request swatch packet

Continue Exploring in the color tool