Series N285


Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A clear finish with an orange peel texture for diffusing light and reducing glare. Used as an optional finish for decorative color quartz or flake-filled flooring systems. It protects concrete surfaces from impact and abrasion and has excellent chemical resistance with an aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Coves and Vertical Surfaces: Series N285 can be used to build grout and seal vertical surfaces such as 4” base and wainscot.

Special Qualifications

Series N285 meets the requirements of LEED-Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High-Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, WELL Building Standard-VOC Restrictions, and Living Building Challenge–Healthy Interior Performance. Contact your Tnemec representative for more information.

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Recommended DFT

4.0 to 6.0 mils (100 to 150 microns) per coat.


Series N284. Note: Series N222, N223, N224, should be coated with N285 only after a grout coat of N284 has been applied.

Curing Time

Temperature To Recoat To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 12-72 hours 24 hours

Note: This product is not normally topcoated, but should there be a reason and more than 72 hours have elapsed between coats, the coated surface must be mechanically abraded before topcoating.


Gloss - Orange Peel


Series 247, 248, 296

Volume Solids

100% (mixed)

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.17 lbs/gallon (20 grams/litre)

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Theoretical Coverage

1,604 mil sq ft/gal (36.2 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

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