Series V140F

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Generic Type

Polyamidoamine Epoxy

Common Usage

Innovative potable water coating which offers high-build edge protection and allows for application at a wide range of temperatures (down to 35°F or 2°C). For use on the interior and exterior of steel or concrete tanks, reservoirs, pipes, valves, pumps and equipment in potable water service.

Special Qualifications

Certified by NSF International in accordance with NSF/ANSI Std. 61. Series V140F is qualified for use on tanks of 50,000 gallons (189,270L) capacity or greater, valves 2 1/2 inches (6 cm) in diameter or greater and fittings 3/4 inch (2 cm) in diameter or greater. Reference Tnemec's certified product listing at for details on maximum allowable DFT.

Conforms to AWWA D 102 Inside Systems No. 1 and No. 2. Contact your Tnemec representative for systems and additional information.

Number of Components

Two: Part A (amine) and Part B (epoxy) — one (Part A) to one (Part B) by volume.

Theoretical Coverage

1,094 mil sq ft/gal (26.8 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates. †

Volatile Organic Compounds

Unthinned: 1.84 lbs/gallon (221 grams/litre)
Thinned 4.5% (#4): 2.08 lbs/gallon (250 grams/litre) †


Series 215, 217, 218

Volume Solids

68.0 ± 2.0% (mixed) †


Unthinned: 1.96 lbs/gal solids
Thinned 4.5% (#4): 2.3 lbs/gal solids


1211 Red, 1255 Beige, 00WH Tnemec White, 15BL Tank White. Note: Epoxies chalk with extended exposure to sunlight. Lack of ventilation, incomplete mixing, miscatalyzation or the use of heaters that emit carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide during application and initial stages of curing may cause yellowing to occur.

Recommended DFT

2.0 to 10.0 mils (50 to 225 microns) per coat. Note: Dry film thickness that exceeds published recommendations but is in compliance with SSPC PA-2 and ANSI/NSF Std. 61 certifications, is acceptable. Note: The number of coats and thickness requirements will vary with substrate, application method and exposure. Contact your Tnemec representative.


Self-priming or Series 22, 91-H₂O, 94-H₂O, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, 141


Interior: Series 22, FC22, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 406
Exterior: Series 22, 27, 27WB, 30, 66, L69, L69F, N69, N69F, V69, V69F, 72, 73, 118, L140, L140F, N140, N140F, V140, V140F, 141, 156, 157, 161, 180, 181, 446, 700, V700, 701, V701, 740, 750, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1074, 1074U, 1075, 1075U, 1077, 1078, 1078V, 1080, 1081, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1224. Note: When topcoating with Series 700, V700, 701, or V701, an intermediate coat of Series 73, 1075, 1075U, 1095 or 1096 is required. Note: The following recoat times apply for Series V140F: Immersion Service—Surface must be scarified by blasting with fine abrasive after 30 days. Atmospheric Service—After 30 days, scarification or an epoxy tie-coat is required. When topcoating with Series 740 or 750, recoat time for V140F is 14 days. Note: When topcoating with Series 406, recoat times will vary with temperature. Reference the Series 406 product data sheet for specific recoat times. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific recommendations.

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