Series 43-36

Chrome Aluminum

Generic Type

Alkyd Aluminum

Common Usage

Metallic aluminum finish for protection against weather, heat and mild industrial fumes. Used on primed or previously-painted carbon and galvanized steel: tank exteriors, piping, equipment and structures. Not for immersion service.

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  • Chrome

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Steel: Series 37H
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 27. Note: Apply an intermediate coat of Series 27 or scarify the surface of Series 27 that has been exterior exposed for 3 weeks or longer prior to topcoating with 43-36. Brush blasting with fine abrasive is the preferred method of scarification. Consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 10-78 or contact your Tnemec representative or Tnemec Technical Services for more information.


Low sheen

Recommended DFT

1.0 to 2.0 mils (25 to 50 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats required will vary depending on exposure conditions and other variables. Contact your Tnemec representative.


Series 115, 156, 158, 1026, 1028,

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 2 hours 16 hours 24 hours

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

Number of Components


Volume Solids

37.0 ± 2.0%

Theoretical Coverage

593 mil sq ft/gal (14.55 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.


0.03 lbs/gal solids

Volatile Organic Compounds

4.1 lbs/gallon (487 grams/litre)

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