Series 396

Tank Armor

Generic Type

Ultra High-Build Reinforced Novolac Epoxy

Common Usage

A thick-film reinforced epoxy internal lining formulated for corrosion control and abrasion resistance in milling and process environments, chemical plants and refineries. Allows for ultra high-build application of 125 mils DFT. Series 396 exhibits superior corrosion and abrasion resistance for pipelines and process and storage tanks.

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Colors

  • 1232 Tank Armor Blue

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Primers

Self-priming

Number of Components

Two: Two Part A (epoxy) to One: Part B (amine)

Recommended DFT

40.0 to 125.0 mils (1,016 to 3,175 microns) one coat with multiple passes.

Volume Solids

100%

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle Immersion
75°F (24°C) 2 hours 4 hours 8 to 10 hours

These times are based on a 40 mil (1,016 micron) dry film thickness. Higher film thicknesses, insufficient ventilation or cooler temperatures will require longer cure times. This coating commonly develops an amine-blush during cure. While this condition will not adversely affect performance of the coating, this blush must be removed by aggressive sweep blasting before applying additional coats. During high humidity conditions, it is recommended that the application be done while the temperatures are increasing. Cure time to achieve a minimum Shore D Hardness of 80 or Barcol GYZJ 935 hardness of 65 for immersion service is 8 to 10 hours. In order to obtain an accurate reading, the minimum DFT must be 30 mils.

Finish

Semi-gloss

Surfacer/Filler/Patcher

Series 351

HAPS

0.11 lbs/gal solids

Theoretical Coverage

1,604 mil sq ft/gal (39.4 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Volatile Organic Compounds

0.23 lbs/gallon (27 grams/litre)

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