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Tile adhesives & grouts

Tile adhesives

Tile adhesives are bonding cementitious polymer-modified mortars formulated for fixing all types of tiles (e.g. ceramic, glass, natural stones) on a wide range of substrates (cementitious, wood, plaster). Typical application thickness: 5 mm.

The switch from smaller to larger format tiles is an ongoing trend. Initially such tiles were mainly used for non-residential locations but now they also a favourite choice for houses and apartments.
Tile adhesives require a high wettability: they can thus be applied on one single step, avoiding the double-embedding. As such a 15% productivity gain can be achieved. To achieve such wettability, superplasticizers are required. They are also commonly used in fluid tile adhesives.

Comparative table


Product
Additive Types
Active matter (%)
Dry content (% by mass)
Lithium sulfate monohydrate (%)
Bulk density
Density
pH (5% solution)
Particle size (% > 600 µm)
Particle size (% > 500 µm)
Particle size (% < 125 µm)
Particle size (% > 200 µm)
Viscosity (mPas)
Alkali as Na2O eq (% by mass)
Chloride content (% by mass)
Ash Content (ppm)
Water content (%)
Hydroxyl number (mg KOH/g)
Color
Form
CE Marking
Formaldehyde regulation
Reach
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