Series 82HS


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Generic Type

Silicone Alkyd

Common Usage

A high solids, single component, silicone-alkyd finish coat that provides superior color and gloss retention over conventional alkyd enamels. Primarily used for coating primed or previously painted steel and galvanized steel substrates. Versatone incorporates a 30% copolymerized silicone-alkyd resin, which provides unmodified maximum performance.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1/2-1 1/2 hours 12-14 hours 16 hours
45°F (7°C) 9 hours 4 days 4 1/2 days

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Water Tank Exteriors: Five days or more curing time required before filling with water.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.57 lbs/gallon (307 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 2.76 lbs/gallon (330 grams/litre) †

Number of Components


Theoretical Coverage

991 mil sq ft/gal (24.3 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †




Series 2H, 23, 82HS. The intermediate coat color should be noticeably different but in the same family as the topcoat color.

Recommended DFT

1.5 to 2.5 mils (40 to 65 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats required will vary depending on color, substrate (surface) and other variables. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Volume Solids

61.8 ± 2.0% †


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Steel: Series 37H, 66, 88HS
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Series 27. Note: Series 27 exterior exposed for 3 weeks or longer requires an epoxy-polyamide intermediate coat or scarification prior to topcoating with 2H, 23 or 82HS. Brush blasting with fine abrasive is the preferred method of scarification.

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