Series 161HS

Tneme-Fascure

Generic Type

Polyamide Epoxy

Common Usage

A high-solids, low VOC, pure polyamide epoxy offering excellent protection to a wide range of substrates in atmospheric and immersion environments. Its fast-cure characteristics are ideal for shop or low temperature application. Versatile use as a primer, intermediate, or topcoat it is complimented by a variety of finish coat options.

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Primers

Steel: Self-priming or Series 1, 20HS, FC20HS, 27, 27WB, 66HS, 90-97, 90-98, 90E-92, 90G-1K97, 91-H_2_O, 94-H_2_O, 135, 394, V530
Concrete: Self-priming, 20HS, FC20HS, 66HS
CMU: 130, 1254

HAPS

Unthinned: 1.15 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 1.87 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 20% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.58 lbs/gal solids

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat Immersion†
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 6 hours 7-8 hours 5 days
65°F (18°C) 2 hours 6-8 hours 8-10 hours 7 days
55°F (13°C) 3 hours 10-12 hours 14-16 hours 9 days
45°F (7°C) 5 hours 18-20 hours 22-24 hours 10 days
35°F (2°C) 6 hours 30 hours 36-40 hours 16 days

† For water immersion only. Chemical storage will require additional cure time. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Ventilation: When used as a tank lining or in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure.

Number of Components

Two: Part A (epoxy) and Part B (polyamide)

Theoretical Coverage

1,248 mil sq ft/gal (30.7 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 1.53 lbs/gal (184 grams/litre)
Thinned 10% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.02 lbs/gallon (242 grams/litre)
Thinned 20% (No. 4 Thinner): 2.43 lbs/gallon (291 grams/litre) †

Volume Solids

78% ± 2.0% (mixed) †

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 254 microns) per coat.
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Topcoats

46H-413, 27WB, 30, 72, 73, 104, 113, 114, 115, 141, 161HS, 262, 265, 290, 291, 740, 750, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1080, 1081, 1095. Refer to COLORS on applicable topcoat data sheets for additional information. Note: When topcoating Series 161HS, the following maximum recoat times apply: with 262 or 265, 7 days; with 740 or 750, 14 days; with 1095, 30 days; with itself, 46H-413, 27WB, 104, 113, 114, 290, 291, 1070, 1070V, 1071, 1071V, 1072, 1072V, 1080 or 1081, 60 days; with 72, 73, 1074, 1074U, 1075 or 1075U, 90 days. Scarify the Series 161HS surface before topcoating if maximum recoat time has elapsed.

Surfacer/Filler/Patcher

215, 217, 218

Finish

Satin

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