Series 222


Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A low ambering, multi-purpose epoxy coating that can be used as a primer, broadcast, slurry/broadcast, mortar, grout coat, metallic color coat, and topcoat. It provides excellent application properties with good flow and self-leveling characteristics. It protects concrete surfaces from impact and abrasion and has excellent chemical resistance with an aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Special Qualifications

Series 222 meets the requirements of LEED-Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, WELL Building Standard-VOC Restrictions, and Living Building Challenge–Healthy Interior Performance. Contact your Tnemec representative for more information.

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Theoretical Coverage

1,604 mil sq ft/gal (39.4 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.13 lbs/gallon (15 grams/litre)

Recommended DFT

Minimum of 1/8”. Requires two broadcast applications at 1/16” each or applied as a slurry broadcast.


Series 206, 215. Note: A repair kit of 201, with Part C fumed silica, is available for small patching/surfacing repairs. For more extensive repairs and additional information, contact your Tnemec representative or Tnemec Technical Services.


Series 247, 248, 256, 257, 284, 285, 294, 295, 296. Note: If Series 247, 248, 285, 294, 295 or 296 is selected for the finish coat, an intermediate coat of Series 284 is required. Refer to the StrataShield Installation and Application guide for floors.

Curing Time

Temperature To Topcoat/Broadcast To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 12 to 24 hours 24 hours

Note: If more than 24 hours have elapsed between coats, the coated surface must be mechanically abraded before topcoating. Note: There is no maximum recoat time if aggregate has been broadcast to refusal into the preceding coat. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

Number of Components

Three—Liquids: Part A & Part B (2 Parts A to 1 Part B by volume). Colored quartz: Part C
The Part C colored quartz (ChromaQuartz) is available from Tnemec or can be purchased from a different supplier.
Field Colorant - One: (optional) Series 820

Volume Solids

100% (mixed)


Concrete: Self-priming or Series 201, 208, 241.

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