Series N140

Pota-Pox Plus

Generic Type

Polyamidoamine Epoxy

Common Usage

Innovative potable water coating which offers high-build edge protection and allows for application at a wide range of temperatures (down to 35°F or 2°C with 44-700 Accelerator). For use on the interior and exterior of steel or concrete tanks, reservoirs, pipes, valves, pumps and equipment in potable water service.

Special Qualifications

Certified by NSF International in accordance with ANSI/NSF Std. 61. Series N140 manufactured by Tnemec Company in Kansas City, Missouri or Baltimore, Maryland; ambient air cured (with or without 44-700 Epoxy Accelerator) is qualified for use on tanks and reservoirs of 1,000 gallons (3,785 L) capacity or greater, pipes 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter or greater, valves four (4) inches (10 cm) in diameter or greater and fittings four (4) inches (10 cm) in diameter or greater. Series N140 manufactured by Tnemec Coatings in Shanghai, China; ambient air cured (with or without 44-700 Epoxy Accelerator) is qualified for use on pipes 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter or greater, valves four (4) inches (10 cm) in diameter or greater and fittings four (4) inches (10 cm) in diameter 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 (with or without 44-700). Conforms to AWWA C 210 (without 44-700). Contact your Tnemec representative for systems and additional information.

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Volume Solids

67.0 ± 2.0% (mixed—A, B & 44-700 Epoxy Accelerator) †

HAPS

Unthinned: 2.4 lbs/gal solids Thinned 5% (#60): 2.4 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (#4): 3.3 lbs/gal solids

Primers

Self-priming, 22, 91-H²O, 94-H²O, L140, L140F, N140F, V140, V140F, 141

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.4 lbs/gallon (285 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (#60): 2.6 lbs/gallon (311 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (#4): 2.8 lbs/gallon (334 grams/litre) †

Surfacer/Filler/Patcher

Series 215, 217, 218

Theoretical Coverage

1,070 mil sq ft/gal (27.2 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

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, 264, 265, 406.
Exterior: Series 22, 27, 27WB, 30, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 72, 73, 118, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 156, 157, 161, 180, 181, 446, 700, V700, 701, V701, 740, 750, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1077, 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 N140: Immersion Service—Surface must be scarified by blasting with fine abrasive 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 N140 is 21 days. Note: When topcoating with Series 406, recoat times will vary with temperature. Reference the Series 406 product data sheet for specific recoat times. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations.

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 225 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: The number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

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