Series 120-5001


Generic Type

Novolac Vinyl Ester

Common Usage

A finish coat designed for superior protection against organic and inorganic acids and sour crude when stored at elevated temperatures in insulated tanks. Sprayable lining for tanks and vessels. Provides splash, spillage and fume protection for structural surfaces and secondary containment. Note: Contact your Tnemec representative or Tnemec Technical Services with specific chemical exposures.

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  • 5001 Gray Topcoat

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Prepared Bare Concrete and Steel: Series 120-5002



Volume Solids

Theoretical 89% (mixed). Series 120 Vinester system contains a reactive monomer and some loss will occur during application and cure. Actual solids by volume will vary depending upon temperature and air movement. See Practical Coverage Rates.

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.64 lbs/gallon (77 grams/litre)
Thinned 3%: 0.83 lbs/gallon (99 grams/litre)

Number of Components

Two: Part A (base) and Part B (catalyst)

Curing Time

Temperature To Handle To Recoat Immersion
75°F (24°C) 4 hours 6 hours min 2 hours max. 72 hours min.

Note: Scarification required if maximum recoat time is exceeded.
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.


Series 237SC, 239SC, 252SC, 270


Series 215, 218. Note: Prime coat of 120-5002 is required over surfacer/filler/patcher prior to application of 120-5001.

Recommended DFT

12.0 to 18.0 mils (305 to 455 microns) per coat (minimum of one coat 5002 primer and one coat 5001 finish coat).

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