Series 138

ProTuff

Generic Type

Phenalkamide Epoxy Finish

Common Usage

A high-build, surface tolerant epoxy mastic that can be applied over light corrosion and marginally prepared steel, in low-temperatures and over dew point conditions. Series 138 stands up to the harsh atmospheric environments found in industrial facilities. Its unique phenalkamide epoxy technology resists color shift, making it an ideal finish coat for harsh conditions.

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Recommended DFT

4.0 to 10.0 mils (100 to 255 microns)

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 1.46 lbs/gal (175 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 2 Thinner): 1.73 lbs/gal (208 grams/litre)

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Finish

Semi-gloss

HAPS

Unthinned: 1.60 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 2 Thinner): 2.05 lbs/gal solids

Primers

Self-priming or Series 90-97, 132, 133

Topcoats

Series 138, 1094, 1095, 1096. Note: The following maximum recoat time applies when using Series 138, 1094, 1095 or 1096: twenty one (21) days. If this time limit is exceeded, Series 138 must be uniformly scarified prior to topcoating.

Theoretical Coverage

1267 mil sq ft/gal (31.1 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Curing Time

Temperature To Handle/To Recoat Max Recoat
90°F (32°C) 4 hours 21 days
75°F (24°C) 12 hours 21 days
65°F (18°C) 16 hours 21 days
55°F (11°C) 24 hours 21 days
45°F (7°C) 48 hours 21 days
35°F (2°C) 72 hours 21 days

Volume Solids

79.0 ± 2.0%

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