Series 280


Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A glaze-like corrosion resistant coating for walls, ceilings, floors and other surfaces; resistant to frequent pressurized hot water and detergent cleaning. Used as a topcoat/sealer for heavy duty wall and floor systems or in a stand-alone high-performance function. Excellent chemical, stain- and abrasion-resistance for a variety of substrates.

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Series 130, 215, 218, 1254. Note: A repair kit of 201, 208 or 233 mixed with fumed silica, is available for small patching/surfacing repairs. For more extensive repairs and additional information, contact your Tnemec representative or Tnemec Technical Services.

Volume Solids

100% (mixed) †


Gloss. (Roller application provides an orange peel finish.)


Series 73, 247, 248, 280, 290, 291, 297, 1074, 1075, 1080, 1081

Recommended DFT

Horizontal: 6.0 to 12.0 mils (150 to 305 microns) per coat.
Vertical: 4.0 to 8.0 mils (100 to 205 microns) per coat
Additional coats may be required for appearance or hiding.


Concrete: Self-priming or Series 27WB, 201, 205, 208, 233, 237, 238, 241.
CMU: Self-priming over filled CMU
Wall board, Wood & Drywall: Self-priming or Series 151, 201, 233. Note: For taping joints on drywall, use a high quality compound such as Sheetrock brand Durabond 90.

Theoretical Coverage

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

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.19 lbs/gallon (22 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 2 Thinner): 0.52 lbs/gallon (63 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 42 Thinner): 0.50 lbs/gallon (59 grams/litre) †


Series 206, 210, 233, 237, 237SC, 238, 241, 242, 245, 270, 273, 280

Curing Time

Temperature To Topcoat To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 8-24 hours 24 hours

Note: If more than 24 hours have elapsed between coats, the coated surface must be mechanically abraded before topcoating.

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B (2 Parts A to 1 Part B by volume)

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