Series 49

Multi-Purpose Epoxy

Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A high-solids, low VOC epoxy coating used for a multitude of primer and topcoat applications. The tough, abrasion-resistant film of Series 49 provides durable protection to concrete, CMU, and steel, and it is immersion grade, making it an excellent choice for non-potable service environments. Excellent adhesion properties allow for use on marginally prepared surfaces when blast cleaning is not possible.

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Curing Time

Temperature To Handle To Recoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 6-10 hours 16-18 hours ‡ 7 days

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
‡ Maximum recoat time with itself is 21 days. If more than 21 days have elapsed between coats of Series 49 the coated surface must be scarified before topcoating.

Volume Solids

82.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Number of Components

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

Primers

Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 90-97, 135, 394
Concrete or CMU: Self-priming or Series 215, 218, 1254, 130

Topcoats

Series 73, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1075, 1095
Note: When topcoating with Endura-Shield polyurethane topcoats, Series 49 has a maximum time to recoat of 60 days. If this time is exceeded, scarification or a Series 49 tie-coat is required before topcoating. Refer to appropriate topcoat data sheet for additional information.

Theoretical Coverage

1,315 mil sq ft/gal (32.3 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

HAPS

Unthinned: 1.60 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 2 Thinner): 2.50 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 49 Thinner): 1.60 lbs/gal solids

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. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Volatile Organic Compounds

EPA Method 24 †
Unthinned: 0.80 lbs/gallon (96 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 2 Thinner): 1.92 lbs/gallon (230 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 49 Thinner): 0.80 lbs/gallon (96 grams/litre)

Finish

Semi-gloss. Gloss can vary with texture, porosity of substrate and thickness of film.

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