Series 181

W.B. Tneme-Crete

Generic Type

Acrylic Emulsion

Common Usage

Decorative, high-build protection against weather, driving rain, industrial fumes and alternate freezing-thawing. Formulated to resist mildew growth on the paint film. Available in smooth (Series 180) and sand-texture (Series 181) finishes for concrete, CMU and properly primed steel. Spray application “dry-falls” under certain conditions.

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    This product is available in 463 colors.

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Flat, sand texture

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.82 lbs/gallon (98 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 0.82 lbs/gallon (98 grams/litre) †

Theoretical Coverage

705 mil sq ft/gal (17.3 m2/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 3 hours

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


Series 1028, 1029

Number of Components


Recommended DFT

4.0 to 10.0 mils (100 to 255 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. See APPLICATION and/or contact your Tnemec representative.

Volume Solids

44.0 ± 2.0% †


Self-priming on concrete, masonry, brick, stucco and lightweight block.
Split-Face & Split-Fluted CMU: Series 54, 130, 1254
Steel: 10, 37H, 66, L69, N69, V69, N69F, V69F, 90E-92, L140, N140, V140, N140F, V140F, 161

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