Series N283

Coving Resin

Generic Type

Modified Polyamine Epoxy

Common Usage

A clear, thixotropic binder resin. Series N283 is designed to be used in all phases of cove building or vertical trowel applications (priming, base coat, and topcoat) and it can also be used for concrete repair. Note: When using Series N283 for building cove or troweled wall applications an aggregate similar to 30/50 mesh silica sand, Series 222 or 223 Quartz must be used. Has excellent adhesion, good chemical resistance, repairs concrete, and can be applied up to 1/4” without sagging.

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Number of Components

Two: Part A and Part B

Volume Solids

100% (mixed)


Self-priming or Series 201, N222, 233, 237, 238. Note: Series N283 can be bulked with fumed silica or silica sand for larger, deeper cracks.

Theoretical Coverage

1,604 mil sq ft/gal (36.2 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.


Series N222, 237, 247, 248, 256, 257, 280, 280FC, 281, 282, N284, N285, V290, 296, 297. Note: If Series 247, 248, V290, 296, or 297 is selected for the finish coat, an intermediate coat of required.



Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 0.17 lbs/gallon (20 grams/litre)

Recommended DFT

Varies with application. Do not exceed 16 mils (405 microns) when used as a topcoat.

Curing Time

Temperature To Recoat To Place in Service
75°F (24°C) 12-72 hours 24 hours

Note: If more than 72 hours have elapsed between coats, the coated surface must be mechanically abraded before topcoating. Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity, and film thickness.

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