Flexible Rapid Set Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive

Our Flexible Rapid Set Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive has been specially formulated to provide superior flexibility and adhesion when fixing all tiles to walls and floors. Its fast setting formula allows for foot traffic after just 3 hours

Conforms to BS EN 12004 Class C2 FT

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Flexible rapid setting formula

Suitable for underfloor heating

Walk on and grout after 3 hours

3-12mm bed depth

Suitable for use on:

Suitable for use on all wall and floor tiles

Coverage - 6m2 per 20kg bag

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Drying Time

3 HOURS

Sizes

20KG

Coverage

m2 / litre

Sizes

20KG

Colours

Underfloor heating must be switched off 48 hours prior to tiling to allow the substrate to cool sufficiently.

When tiling has been completed, allow 1 week before switching the underfloor heating back on, initially at a low temperature, increasing gradually over 2 weeks (no more than 2⁰C per day)

The surface to be tiled should be primed with Thompson's SBR Waterproofing Bonding Agent by following the instructions on pack

Only mix small quantities of adhesive at a time until you have been accustomed to the fast setting nature of the product.

Always add powder to water and mix to a smooth and lump free consistency. Never add water after initial mixing as this will impair the strength of the adhesive.

As an approximate guide for powder to water ratio, 20kg of powder requires approximately 4.4L of water

When fixing large format tiles: It is highly recommended to skim the back of the tile with a thin 1mm layer of adhesive. This will significantly improve the bond strength.

Flexible Rapid Set Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive is suitable for use with natural stone tiles, but suitability with very porous natural stone tiles must be tested prior to use

Application – Thin Bed
On flat, even substrates where dry conditions exist, apply adhesive to substrate as a thin floated coat at a uniform thickness of 3mm and then rib using a notched trowel or spreader.

Bed tiles into adhesive using a twisting action ensuring full coverage of adhesive between tile and substrate also ensuring there are no hollow spaces or pockets of air

It may be necessary to apply additional adhesive to the back of the tile

When applying tiles that have deep studs to the back, we strongly recommend covering the studs with adhesive.

Application – Thick Bed
Where substrate conditions do not allow thin bed fixing, Flexible Rapid Set Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive can be applied to a maximum bed thickness of 12mm

Apply adhesive to substrate as a floated coat and then rib using a notched trowel or spreader.

Bed tiles into adhesive using a twisting action ensuring full coverage of adhesive between tile and substrate also ensuring there are no hollow spaces or pockets of air.

It may be necessary to apply additional adhesive to the back of the tile

When applying tiles that have deep studs on the back, we strongly recommend covering the studs with adhesive

Grouting
Do not start grouting until the adhesive has set. This time is usually 3-4 hours depending on the substrate and the atmospheric conditions.

Remove any excess adhesive from the tiles with a damp cloth.

Allow the tiles to settle for 3 hours before grouting.

Clean tools after use with water