Pota-Pox (Fast Cure)
Fast-curing protective coating for use in steel and concrete potable water storage facilities. Contact your Tnemec representative for other systems and additional information on potential uses.
Certified by NSF International in accordance with ANSI/NSF Std. 61 for use on the interior of potable water storage tanks and reservoirs of 6,000 gallons (22,710 L) capacity or greater. Reference Tnemec's certified product listing at www.nsf.org for details on the maximum allowable DFT.
Conforms to AWWA D 102 Inside Systems No. 1 and No. 2. Contact your Tnemec representative for approved systems and additional information on potential uses.View more product details
Product Data Sheets
Safety Data SheetsEmail this product
58.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Interior: Series 20, FC20, 22, 141, N140, N140F, 264, 265
Exterior: Series 20, FC20, 22, 27WB, 30, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 72, 73, 104, 118, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 161, 700, V700, 701, V701, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1224. Note: When topcoating with Series 700, V700, 701 or V701, an intermediate coat of Series 73, 1075, 1075U, 1095 or 1096 is required. Note: A maximum recoat time may apply depending on the topcoat specified.
|Temperature||To Touch||To Handle||To Recoat||Immersion|
|75°F (24°C)||1 hour||2 hours||3 hours||6 days|
|65°F (18°C)||2 hours||4 hours||5-6 hours||8 days|
|55°F (13°C)||3-4 hours||6-8 hours||10-12 hours||12 days|
|45°F (7°C)||6-7 hours||12-14 hours||16-18 hours||20 days|
|35°F (2°C)||8-10 hours||16-18 hours||20-22 hours||25 days|
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
2.0 to 6.0 mils (50 to 150 microns) per coat. Note: Dry film thickness that exceeds published recommendations but is in compliance with SSPC PA-2 and ANSI/NSF Std. 61 certifications, is acceptable. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.
Number of Components
Two: Part A and Part B
930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Volatile Organic Compounds
Unthinned: 2.94 lbs/gallon (352 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.30 lbs/gallon (395 grams/litre) †
Still have questions? Request the information you’re looking for:Request Info
How to Purchase
Tnemec coatings are sold through a select network of local independent sales representatives who can help you find the best product for your needs. Find a rep