• NovTek Ceramic Tile Adhesive

NovTek Ceramic Tile Adhesive is a ready-to-use thin bed mortar adhesive for bonding ceramic tiles, marbles, granite and natural stones to wall or floors on indoor or outdoor concrete surface. It is a cement bound system for wall or floor tiles.
Features

• Prevents tile cracks and bonding failure
• High Standing and Adhesive tensile strength
• Resistant to slip with long open time
• Easy workability and longer pot life
• Lower labor cost and reduced installation time
• For interior and exterior tile installations
• Can hold tile sizes over 30cm x 30 cm
• Conforms to European Standard EN 12004 Type C1


Intended Use

This product is suitable for all types of concrete surfaces.


Availability of the Product

Available in 25 kg per bag; with white and gray color


Storage

Always stored in a cool and dry area.

Mixing

1.  Pour 7-8 liters of clean water into a plastic pail and add one 25-kg bag of NovTek Tile Adhesive by gradual mixing.
2.  Always put water first in the container before adding NovTek Tile Adhesive for proper preparation.
3.  Mix thoroughly until a trowel able consistency is attained.
4.  The mixture should be pasty and lump-free consistency.
5.  Let the mixture stand for 10-15 minutes while allowing to slake.
6.  Then stir again.

Application

1.  Using a special notched trowel (6mm x 6mm) spread over 1-2 square meter area at a time only.
2.  Lay down tiles and adjust accordingly.
3.  Use tile spacers to ensure the correct spacing of the tiles.
4.  Ensure that the spread adhesive is used in 15-20 minutes maximum.
5.  Regularly check adhesive bed to ensure that no film layer has formed on the surface.
If so disregard, mix and spread a new batch straight from the mixing pail.

Technical Data

COVERAGE AREA           : 5-7 m2/25 kg bag
ADHESIVE STRENGTH  : ≥0.5 N/mm2
VOC CONTENT                : Very low odor SHELFLIFE : 12 Months


Physical Properties

FORM                    : Powder
COLOR                 : Gray/ White
WATER/POWDER RATIO : 7-8Liters of water for 25 kg
POTLIFE               : 3-4 hours
CURING TIME     : 7 days onward
OPEN TIME          : 15 minutes
CONSISTENCY  : homogenous paste mortar
PACKAGING        : 25 kg/b ag


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