Series 180

W.B. Tneme-Crete

Generic Type

Acrylic Emulsion

Common Usage

Decorative, high-build protection against weather, driving rain, industrial fumes and alternate freezing-thawing. Formulated to resist mildew growth on the paint film. Available in smooth (Series 180) and sand-texture (Series 181) finishes for concrete, CMU and properly primed steel. Spray application "dry-falls" under certain conditions.

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    This product is available in 460 colors.

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Flat, smooth


Series 181, 1028, 1029

Curing Time

Temperature To Touch To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 1 hour 3 hours

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

Number of Components


Volume Solids

44.0 ± 2.0% †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.82 lbs/gallon (98 grams/litre)
Thinned 5%: 0.82 lbs/gallon (98 grams/litre) †


Self-priming on concrete, masonry, brick, stucco and lightweight block.
Split-Face & Split-Fluted CMU: Series 54, 130, 1254
Steel: 10, 37H, 66, L69, N69, V69, N69F, V69F, 90E-92, L140, N140, V140, N140F, V140F, 161

Recommended DFT

4.0 to 10.0 mils (100 to 255 microns) per coat. Note: Number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. See APPLICATION and/or contact your Tnemec representative.

Theoretical Coverage

705 mil sq ft/gal (17.3 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

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