Series 10V

Tnemec Primers

Generic Type

Modified Alkyd

Common Usage

Chemically active, rust-inhibitive primer for ferrous metals. This low VOC primer provides extended weathering for shop and field priming of structural and miscellaneous steel. Series 10-99W can also be used as a primer for wood substrates.

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  • 1009 Gray
  • 99 Red

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Number of Components


Recommended DFT

2.0 to 3.5 mils (50 to 90 microns) per coat.


Series 2H, 2HS, 30, 82HS, 113, 114, 115, 1026, 1028, 1029. Note: Some systems are not for use on surfaces that are continually wet or sweat frequently. Reference the applicable topcoat data sheet for additional information.
Note: Series V10 must cure three days before topcoating with Series 1026, 1028 or 1029.

Volume Solids

58 ± 2.0%


Unthinned: 0 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 1%: 0 lbs/gal solids

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.74 lbs/gallon (328 grams/litre)
Thinned 1%: 2.74 lbs/gallon (328 grams/litre)

Theoretical Coverage

930 mil sq ft/gal (22.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch Dry Through To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 30 minutes 4-6 hours 12-16 hours

Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.

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