Series V140

Pota-Pox Plus

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Generic Type

Polyamidoamine Epoxy

Common Usage

Innovative, low VOC 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, and fittings in potable water service.

Special Qualifications

Certified by NSF International in accordance with ANSI/NSF Std. 61. Series V140 is qualified for use on tanks of 50,000 gallons (189,270L) capacity or greater, valves 2 1/2 inches (6 cm) in diameter or greater and fittings 3/4 inch (2 cm) in diameter or greater. Reference Tnemec's certified product listing at for details on 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.

Theoretical Coverage

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


Series 215, 217, 218

Volume Solids

65.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.77 lbs/gallon (92 grams/litre) (TBAc exempt)
Unthinned: 1.03 lbs/gallon (123 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 0.77 lbs/gallon (92 grams/litre) (TBAc exempt)
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 1.03 lbs/gallon (123 grams/litre) †

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 255 microns) per coat. Note: Reference the NSF website at for details on the maximum allowable DFT. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.


1211 Red, 1255 Beige, 00WH Tnemec White, 15BL Tank White. 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 21, 22, FC22, L140, L140F, N140, N140F
Exterior: Series 27, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 73, 118, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, 156, 157, 161, 180, 181, 700, V700, 701, V701, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1078, 1078V, 1080, 1081, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1224. Note: When topcoating with Series 700, V700, 701, or V701, an intermediate coat of Series 73, 1095 or 1096 is required. Note: The following maximum recoat times apply; Series 1094, 1095, 21 days. 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. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations.

Number of Components

Two: Part A (amine) and Part B (epoxy) — One (Part A) to one (Part B) by volume.


Unthinned: 0.1 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 5% (No. 49 Thinner): 0.1 lbs/gal solids


Self-priming or Series 1, 91-H₂O, 94-H₂O, 98-H₂O, N140, N140F, L140F

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