Government Spec.-Type Coatings

MIL-DTL-15090D Light Gray Equipment Enamel

COLOR(S): Light Gray.

PRODUCT TYPE: Navy Formula III, Solvent Base Semi-Gloss Enamel.

DESCRIPTION: This specification covers a 340 gram per liter (maximum) (2.8 pound per gallon (maximum)) volatile organic content (VOC) complying paint.

Intended Use: For shipboard use as a topcoat on equipment, machinery, furniture and electrical equipment, such as switchboard installations. This product may be used wherever VOC air pollution regulations apply. The light gray equipment enamel covered by this specification is an air dry, solvent base coating for use in all interior dry areas including applications covered by reactor plant painting schedules.


VISCOSITY: 80-90 k.u. DRY TO TOUCH: 2 hours

WEIGHT SOLIDS: 77-79% TACK FREE: 4 hours


WEIGHT PER GALLON: 11.50 lbs. per gal. DRY HARD: 8 hours

V.O.C.: 285 grams per liter COLOR RANGE: Light Gray Formula III

FLASH POINT: 105 F. PACKAGING: 1 or 5 gallon containers

BATCH: Stock

PRACTICAL COVERAGE: 300-400 square feet per gallon depending on the surface to be coated.

SURFACE PREPARATION: Surface must be clean, dry, properly prepared and free of dirt, grease, or loose chipping paint and particles. New or Bare Surfaces: Should be primed with a suitable primer before applying finish coat.

APPLICATION: Brush, roller or spray.

THINNING: If thinning is necessary use Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits.

CLEAN-UP: Tools and equipment may be cleaned with Farwest #602 Mineral Spirits or Farwest #610 Lacquer Thinner.

LIMITED WARRANTY. To the best of our knowledge, the technical data presented above is true and accurate at the date of issuance and subject to change without prior notice. Farwest Paint Manufacturing Co. guarantees its products to conform to its standards of quality control. Liability is limited to replacement of product. No other warranty or guarantee of any kind is made by Farwest Paint Manufacturing, implied or otherwise.