Series L140

Pota-Pox Plus

Generic Type

Polyamidoamine Epoxy

Common Usage

Versatile epoxy coating for protection and finishing of steel. It has excellent resistance to abrasion and is suitable for immersion service. This product can be used for lining storage tanks that contain demineralized, deionized or distilled water.

Special Qualifications

Certified by NSF International in accordance with NSF/ANSI Std. 61. Series L140 (with or without 44-700 Epoxy Accelerator) is qualified for use on tanks of 50,000 gallons (189,270.6L) capacity or greater and fittings one (1) inch (2.5 cm) in diameter or greater. Reference Tnemec's certified product listing at www.nsf.org for details on maximum allowable DFT.

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Volume Solids

65.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.81 lbs/gallon (97 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 0.81 lbs/gallon (97 grams/litre) †

Primers

Self-priming or Series 1, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, N140, N140F, L140F, V140, V140F, 141

HAPS

Unthinned: 0 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 0 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage

1,043 mil sq ft/gal (25.6 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Surfacer/Filler/Patcher

Series 215, 217, 218

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 255 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 (amine) and Part B (epoxy) — One (Part A) to one (Part B) by volume.

Topcoats

Interior: Series 22, FC22, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141
Exterior: Series 27, 27WB, 30, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 72, 73, 118, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 156, 157, 161, 180, 181, 446, 700, V700, 701, V701, 740, 750, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1078, 1078V, 1080, 1081, 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: The following recoat times apply for Series L140: Immersion Service—Surface must be scarified after 60 days. Atmospheric Service—After 60 days, scarification or an epoxy tie-coat is required. When topcoating with Series 740 or 750, recoat time for L140 is 21 days. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations.

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