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ARDEX X 78 MICROTEC Flexible Standard Set Semi-Pourable Floor Tile Adhesive

Application

  • For solid bed fixing large-format floor tiles.
  • Suitable for fixing fully vitrified or porcelain tiles and other tiles with low porosity, as well as glass and porcelain mosaics and terrazzo.
  • Suitable for internal and external situations, including swimming pools.
  • Adheres strongly to most construction materials such as concrete, cement and sand screeds, heated sub-floors, anhydrite screeds, and existing ceramic tiled surfaces.

Description

A grey, rapid-hardening, flexible, fibre-reinforced adhesive mortar for fixing all types of ceramic floor tiles in external and internal situations, including swimming pools. The mixed mortar has an easily workable consistency to facilitate floor tile fixing. The mortar adheres strongly onto concrete and cement: sand screeds, including heated sub-floors.


Features and benefits:

  • Semi-pourable consistency ideal for solid bed fixing large format floor tiles.
  • Ultra rapid setting and hardening – walk on and grout after only 90 minutes.
  • The BS EN 12004 C2 E designation classifies the adhesive as an ‘improved, cementitious adhesive with extended open time characteristics’.
  • The additional characteristics in accordance with BS EN 12004 are a tensile adhesion strength of greater than 1 N/mm² adhesion value, greater than 1 N/mm² after water immersion, greater than 1 N/mm² after heat aging and greater than 1 N/mm² after freeze thaw cycling.
  • The mixed mortar has an easily workable, semi-pourable consistency to facilitate large format floor tile fixing.

General information

Color

Grey

Material

Cement-based

Fibre reinforced.

Shape

Formless

Uniclass

Pr_20_31_02_89 Tile adhesivesPrimary

CAWS

M41/110 Terrazzo tiling

M40/12 Mosaic to

M40/120 Mosaic to

M40/110 Tiling to

M40/5 Tiling to

Product range

Tile Adhesives

Specification data - Tile adhesives

Standard

To BS EN 12004-1.

Open time (minimum)

60 minutes.

Pot life: Three hours.

Adjustment time: 30 minutes.

Grout after: 24 hours.

Colour

Grey.

Fixing

Solid adhesive; consult ARDEX’s technical literature for details and fixing guidance.

Environmental information

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Digital objects

Platform Compatible Version Certified to
Revit

Revit 2016

2

2.0
IFC
-

2

2.0
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Literature

ARDEX Tiling Guide

ARDEX Tiling Guide

ARDEX Datasheets Booklet

ARDEX Datasheets Booklet

ARDEX RIBA CPD Seminars Brochure

ARDEX RIBA CPD Seminars Brochure

Case studies

DAVID LLOYD LEISURE CLUB

DAVID LLOYD LEISURE CLUB

Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - London

Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - London

McDonald's Tiling Refit for UK Restaurants

McDonald's Tiling Refit for UK Restaurants

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