Series 161HS

Tneme-Fascure

Generic Type

Polyamide Epoxy

Common Usage

A high-solids, low VOC, pure polyamide epoxy offering excellent protection to a wide range of substrates in atmospheric and immersion environments. Its fast-cure characteristics are ideal for shop or low temperature application. Versatile use as a primer, intermediate, or topcoat it is complimented by a variety of finish coat options.

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Topcoats

46H-413, 27WB, 30, 72, 73, 104, 113, 114, 115, 141, 161HS, 262, 265, 290, 291, 740, 750, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1080, 1081, 1095. Refer to COLORS on applicable topcoat data sheets for additional information. Note: When topcoating Series 161HS, the following maximum recoat times apply: with 262 or 265, 7 days; with 740 or 750, 14 days; with 1095, 30 days; with itself, 46H-413, 27WB, 104, 113, 114, 290, 291, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1080 or 1081, 60 days; with 72, 73, 1074, 1074U, 1075 or 1075U, 90 days. Scarify the Series 161HS surface before topcoating if maximum recoat time has elapsed.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat Immersion†
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 6 hours 7-8 hours 5 days
65°F (18°C) 2 hours 6-8 hours 8-10 hours 7 days
55°F (13°C) 3 hours 10-12 hours 14-16 hours 9 days
45°F (7°C) 5 hours 18-20 hours 22-24 hours 10 days
35°F (2°C) 6 hours 30 hours 36-40 hours 16 days

† For water immersion only. Chemical storage will require additional cure time. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Ventilation: When used as a tank lining or in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure.

Primers

Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 20HS, FC20HS, 27, 27WB, 66HS, 90-97, 90-98, 90E-92, 90G-1K97, 91-H_2_O, 94-H_2_O, 135, 394, V530
Concrete: Self-priming, 20HS, FC20HS, 66HS
CMU: 130, 1254

Number of Components

Two: Part A (epoxy) and Part B (polyamide)

HAPS

Unthinned: 1.15 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.87 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 20% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.58 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage

1,248 mil sq ft/gal (30.7 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 1.53 lbs/gal (184 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.02 lbs/gallon (242 grams/litre)
Thinned 20% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.43 lbs/gallon (291 grams/litre) †

Volume Solids

78% ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 254 microns) per coat.
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Surfacer/Filler/Patcher

215, 217, 218

Finish

Satin

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