Series 1501

Endura-Heat Primer

This product has been discontinued. Please contact your local sales representative for further assistance.

Generic Type

Silicone Alkyd

Common Usage

A heat-resistant, corrosion-inhibitive, silicone alkyd primer that protects steel in service environments up to 600°F (315°C). Fast, ambient cure allows topcoats to be quickly applied so equipment and structures can be painted and returned to service. Hot application option up to 400°F (204°C).

Theoretical Coverage

818 mil sq ft/gal (76 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †



Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.0 mils (50 to 75 microns). Note: Application of coating below minimum or above maximum recommended dry film thicknesses may adversely affect coating performance.

Volatile Organic Compounds

TBAC Exempt:
Unthinned: 2.99 lbs/gallon (358 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 80 Thinner): 3.37 lbs/gallon (404 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 81 Thinner): 3.42 lbs/gallon (409 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 82 Thinner): 3.49 lbs/gallon (419 grams/litre)
Thinned 20% (No. 83 Thinner): 4.09 lbs/gallon (490 grams/litre)
Note: This product is not compliant in air districts that do not allow TBAC exemption.


Series 1552


Gray. Important: Due to the product's high heat exposure, sheen and color variations may occur. However, these changes are aesthetic only and will not affect performance. Contact your Tnemec representative for more information.

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Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Topcoat To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 2 hours 3 to 4 hours 1 hour 12 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

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