Series 90G-1K97


Generic Type

Aromatic Polyurethane, Zinc-Rich

Common Usage

An advanced technology, single-component, moisture-cured, zinc-rich primer providing extraordinary performance, user-friendly and easy application. Also used for field touch-up of inorganic zinc coating.

Special Qualifications

90G-1K97 Tneme-Zinc uses a pigment which meets the requirements of ASTM D 520 Type III and contains less than .002% lead. This level qualifies it to be classed as "non-lead" (less than 0.009% lead by weight) as defined in 16 CFR Part 1303 of the Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations. Conforms to SSPC Paint 20, Type II.

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Curing Time

Temperature † To Handle To Recoat
75°F (24°C) 2 hours 8 hours
55°F (11°C) 4 hours 12 hours
35°F (2°C) 6 hours 16 hours

† 50% relative humidity. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness.
Ventilation: When used in enclosed areas, provide adequate ventilation during application and cure. Note: For faster curing, low humidity and low-temperature applications, add No. 44-710 Urethane Accelerator (see separate product data sheet).


Series 1, 6, 27, 27WB, 46H-413, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 73, 84, 104, 113, 114, 115, 135, 161, 290, 291, 394, 740, 750, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1077, 1078. Note: Certain topcoat colors may not provide one-coat hiding depending on method of application. Note: Series 90G-1K97 must be exterior exposed for three days prior to topcoating with Series 6, 1028 or 1029. Note: Series 90G-1K97 must be exterior exposed for one day prior to topcoating with Series 27WB.


Unthinned: 5.20 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 1.9%: 5.42 lbs/gal solids (No. 2 Thinner); 5.21 lbs/gal solids (No. 3 Thinner)
Thinned 10%: 6.37 lbs/gal solids (No. 2 Thinner); 5.24 lbs/gal solids (No. 3 Thinner)

Volume Solids

62.0 ± 2.0%

Recommended DFT

2.5 to 3.5 mils (65 to 90 microns) per coat.

Theoretical Coverage

996 mil sq ft/gal (24.4 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Number of Components


Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 2.75 lbs/gallon (330 grams/litre)
Thinned 1.9%: 2.83 lbs/gallon (340 grams/litre)
Thinned 10%: 3.16 lbs/gallon (379 grams/litre)

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