Series 273

Stranlok ML

Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A fiberglass mat reinforced coatings system for walls and ceilings providing cleanability and protection against chemical and physical abuse. Provides a high-performance, smooth, seamless surface with excellent chemical, stain, impact and abrasion resistance.

Special Qualifications

Series 273 meets the requirements of LEED-Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, WELL Building Standard-VOC Restrictions, and Living Building Challenge–Healthy Interior Performance. Contact your Tnemec representative for more information.

View more product details


View Available Colors

View available colors in our Color Tool; you can also select and request color swatches.

Curing Time

Temperature To Topcoat To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 8-72 hours 24 hours

If more than 72 hours have elapsed between coats, the coated surface must be mechanically abraded before topcoating.


Series 22, 73, 113, 114, 280, 280FC, 282, 287, V290, 297, 1080, 1081. Note: Series 273 saturant coat must be topcoated with 22, 280, 280FC, 282, or 287, prior to application of 73, 113, 114, V290, 297, 1080, or 1081 finish coats. Refer to the applicable product data sheet for color availability and additional information.


CMU, Concrete & Cement Board: Series 215 or 218. Series 201 or 273 mixed with fumed silica (refer to Technical Bulletin 98-11). Note: Series 215 can also be used as a bedding coat for Series 273 Stranlok ML system. Refer to the applicable product data sheet for additional information.


Wall Board, Wood & Drywall: Self-priming or Series 151, 201, 233
Note: For taping joints on wall board or drywall in areas that will be frequently wet, subject to chemical cleaning, thermal shock, impact, and VHP (or similar) cleaning, use Sheetrock brand Durabond 90. For taping joints on wood or cement board, use Series 273 Part D fiberglass tape and Series 215 as taping compound. Reference Technical Bulletin 21-118.

Number of Components

Two Liquids: Part A and Part B (2 Parts A to 1 Part B by volume).
Fiberglass Reinforcing Mat Part C (S273-0273C)

Volume Solids

100% (mixed)

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.16 lbs/gallon (19 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 2 Thinner): 0.52 lbs/gallon (63 grams/litre)
Thinned 5% (No. 42 Thinner): 0.50 lbs/gallon (60 grams/litre)

Recommended DFT

20 to 25 mils (510 to 635 microns) including fiberglass reinforcing mat.

Theoretical Coverage

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

Still have questions? Request the information you’re looking for:

Request Info

How to Purchase

Tnemec coatings are sold through a select network of local independent sales representatives who can help you find the best product for your needs. Find a rep

Continue Exploring in the color tool


Color Swatch packet

When you finish selecting, request your Swatch Packet below. Expect your swatch cards in 5-7 business days. Contact your expert Sales Rep at any time.

Sorry, there is a maximum of 6 color swatches.

Request swatch packet

Continue Exploring in the color tool