Series 135


Generic Type

Modified Polyamidoamine Epoxy

Common Usage

High-build coating with superior wetting for marginally prepared rusty steel and tightly adhering old coatings. Excellent abrasion-, chemical- and corrosion-resistance. Perfect foundation for aliphatic-polyurethanes. NOT FOR IMMERSION SERVICE.

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    This product is available in 488 colors.

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Theoretical Coverage

1,347 mil sq ft/gal (33.1 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Recommended DFT

Conventional Build: 4.0 to 6.0 mils (100 to 150 microns) per coat.
Hi-Build: 7.0 to 9.0 mils (180 to 230 microns) per coat.
Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.

Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Volatile Organic Compounds

EPA Method 24 Unthinned: 0.72 lbs/gallon (86 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 19 Thinner): 1.91 lbs/gallon (229 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 18 Thinner): 2.05 lbs/gallon (246 grams/litre)
Thinned 15% (No. 62 Thinner): 0.72 lbs/gallon (86 grams/litre) †


Steel: Self-priming
Galvanized Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal: Self-priming


Unthinned: 1.29 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 15% (No. 19 Thinner): 2.54 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 15% (No. 18 Thinner): 1.29 lbs/gal solids

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 6 hours at 5.0 mils DFT 125 microns) 18 hours 24 hours

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


Series 6, 30, 35, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 73, 84, 104, 115, 161, 1028, 1029, 1070, 1071, 1072, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U. Note: When topcoating with Endura-Shield polyurethane finish, exterior exposed Series 135 has the following maximum time to recoat: Series 73, 1074/1074U or 1075/1075U, 60 days. Series 1070, 1071 or 1072, 14 days. If these times are exceeded, an epoxy intermediate coat or scarification is required before topcoating. Refer to appropriate topcoat data sheet for additional information.

Volume Solids

84.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †

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