Pota-Pox (Fast Cure)
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Fast-curing protective coating for use in steel and concrete structures. 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.
930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †
Number of Components
Two: Part A and Part B
1211 Red, 1255 Beige, 00WH White, 15BL Tank White, 39BL Delft Blue.
Note: Epoxies chalk with extended exposure to sunlight. Lack of ventilation, incomplete mixing, miscatalyzation or the use of heaters that emit carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide during application and initial stages of curing may cause yellowing to occur.
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.
58.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †
Volatile Organic Compounds
Unthinned: 2.94 lbs/gallon (352 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.30 lbs/gallon (395 grams/litre) †