Tile Bond Latex

Description:

Cemix® Tile Bond Latex is a modified co-polymer latex specifically formulated to be used as a primer for porous substrates, wallboard, cement sheets, concrete, screed, timber etc. It can also be used as an additive in place of water to fortify, modify and improve grouts, screeds and certain tile adhesives. It improves workability, adhesion, and resistance to frost and chemical resistance. It also imparts a degree of flexibility and hydrophobicity. Please contact Cemix® Technical support for more details for large commercial applications.

Typical Application / Uses:

  • As a primer for porous substrates, wallboard, cement sheets, concrete, screed, timber etc.
  • As an additive in place of water to fortify, modify and improve grouts, screeds and certain tile adhesives

Advantages:

  • Increases bond strength – primer
  • Adds flexibility and hydrophobicity
  • Increases adhesion – admix
  • Allows the use of Super Tile Bond in permanently immersed situations.

1L, 4L, 20L & 210L

Substrate Preparation:

The substrate should be free of dust, grease, dirt, loose plaster, Iaitence, curing compounds, paint etc. New concrete should be sufficiently aged and shiny smooth surfaces on old concrete should be acid etched or scabbled. Any surface in doubt should be primed with Cemix® Tile Bond Latex brushed straight on from the container. Allow to go tacky before tiling. All substrates should be securely fastened and properly supported. Any movement may cause cracking. All expansion joints and surface cracks and defects should be treated prior to application of Cemix® Tile Bond.

Application:

As a Primer prior to adhering Tile Adhesive to substrates:

Use undiluted with a roller/brush and apply to the substrate that has to be tiled upon. Some very porous substrates may need two coats. All to be tacky (touch dry) before you apply the tile adhesives.

As an additive:

Use as a total water replacement in most powder tile adhesives and grouts. As a standard 1L of this additive is sufficient for 5kg of powder. Add Cemix® Tile Bond Latex to a bucket and slowly add the powder – while mixing with a drill to achieve a lump free consistency as per the directions on the powder tile adhesive / grout. Can be used as an additive for screeds. Mix 0.5L of Cemix® Tile Bond Latex with 1kg cement and 3kg sand. 40kg of mixed materials covers 1m2 at 25mm thickness.

Technical Data:

Appearance – White Liquid

Application Temp – 5 – 30oC

The data shown above reflects typical results based on laboratory testing under controlled conditions. Reasonable variations may occur on site.

Limitations:

Not suitable for non porous substrates (use Cemix® Rocket Prime or Cemix® Super Prime.)

Storage:

Cemix® Tile Bond Latex has a shelf life of Twelve (12) months minimum when unopened in original containers.

Cleaning:

Clean all tools with water & brush immediately after use.