Series 72


Generic Type

Aliphatic Acrylic Polyurethane

Common Usage

A durable topcoat for commercial, industrial, and marine applications that is highly resistant to abrasion, wet conditions, corrosive fumes, chemical contact and has excellent resistance to exterior weathering. Direct-to-Metal capability allows for a labor-saving, high-build, single coat application.

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    This product is available in 502 colors.

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Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 5-8 hours 12 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Note: For faster curing and low-temperature applications, add No. 44-710 Urethane Accelerator.


Unthinned: 0.16 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 39 Thinner): 0.16 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 49 Thinner): 0.16 lbs/gal solids



Theoretical Coverage

978 mil sq ft/gal (24.0 m²/L at 25 microns) †

Volume Solids

61.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B


Series 700, V700, 701, V701, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1074, 1074U, 1075U, 1077, 1078, 1078V, optional when extended weatherability is desired.


Steel: Series 1, 20, 27, 27WB, 37H, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 90-97, 91-H₂O, 94-H₂O, 135, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 161, 394, V530
Note: Series V530 exterior exposed more than 24 hours, Series 135 exterior exposed more than two months, or Series N69 or N140 exterior exposed more than three months must first be scarified or reprimed with themselves. Brush blasting with fine abrasive is the preferred method of scarification. Recoat windows for other primers may apply. See those data sheets for additional information.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 1.95 lbs/gallon (234 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 39 Thinner): 2.40 lbs/gallon (288 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (Max) (No. 49 Thinner): 1.95 lbs/gallon (234 grams/litre) †

Recommended DFT

Topcoat Service: 2.0 to 5.0 mils (50 to 125 microns) per coat.
Direct to Metal; Over Zinc or MIO-Zinc: 3.5 to 5.0 mils (90 to 125 microns).
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. For DTM or applications over zinc or MIO-zinc, as part of a two-coat system, consult the latest version of Tnemec Technical Bulletin 13-100 or contact your Tnemec representative.

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