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BAL Flex One - Tile Adhesive

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Building Adhesives Ltd

Standard-setting highly polymer-modified cement-based powder with gel rheology (maintains structure).

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Application

Use for:

  • Fixing ceramics, porcelain and vitrified tiles, mosaics, most natural stones excluding moisture sensitive/translucent stone), terrazzo, rigid foam insulating materials and brick slips in dry or wet interior and exterior environments.
  • Uncalibrated Stone (Floors only).
  • Recommended for large format wall tiles, areas of total immersion in water e.g. swimming pools and showers.
  • Installations subject to limited movement and vibration.
  • Heated screeds.


Suitable surfaces:

  • Plaster (finish coat only).
  • Plasterboard.
  • Lightweight blockwork/walling.
  • Dense concrete/blockwork walling.
  • Concrete; cement: sand screeds and rendering.
  • BAL QUICKSET CEMENT: sand screeds and rendering.
  • Asphalt (Flooring Grade Only).
  • Fibre reinforced cement boards and lightweight tile backer boards.
  • Anhydrite/calcium sulfate and hemi-hydrate screed.
  • Using onto BAL FLEXBONE 2Easy over Anhydrite/calcium sulfate and hemi-hydrate screed.
  • Overlaid timber floors (min. 15 mm).
  • Tongued and grooved floorboards with BAL RAPID MAT/BAL FLEXBONE Varied or BAL FLEXBONE 2Easy.
  • Undertile electrical heating systems.
  • Existing glazed/unglazed ceramic tiles, quarry tiles, terrazzo and natural stone.
  • Existing vinyl tiles.
  • Metal.
  • Heated screeds.


See manufacturer's literature for further information.

Description

Standard-setting, highly polymer-modified, thixotropic, fluid with shape memory, water/frost-resistant cementitious tile adhesive for walls and floors. 


Features and benefits:

  • Extended open time of up to 45 minutes. 
  • Extended working time up to 2½ hours, to avoid waste.
  • Full wettability; thixotropic and fluid with shape memory.
  • Suitability for use up to 15 mm thick (in limited areas).
  • Highly polymer modified with S1 deformability.
  • Use on walls and floors.
  • Grout after 6-8 hours (at 20°C).


Not suitable for metal or painted floor surfaces, glass/metal tiles with water-sensitive coating on back, plywood walls and tiling to existing glazed tiles.

General information

Color

White

Finish

Other

Material

Polymer-modified cement

Shape

Formless

Warranty description

25 year

Uniclass

Pr_20_31_02_12 Cementitious adhesivesPrimary

CAWS

M40/5 Tiling to

M40/110 Tiling to

Specification data - Cementitious adhesives

Open time (minimum)

>45 minutes at 20°C.

Colour

White.

Pack size

20 kg.

Setting time

6—8 hours at 20°C.

Pot life

150 minutes at 20°C.

Standards

To BS EN 12004, BSEN ISO 9001, ISO 14001.

Temperature resistance

-30°C to 100°C.

Bed height

2—15 mm.

Coverage

-

Manufacturer guidance

May vary dependent on nature and flatness of surface, and on  trowel used:

  • Dry wall 4 mm notched - 0.6m²/kg.
  • Dry wall 6 mm notched - 0.5m²/kg.
  • Well wall 6 mm notched (solid bed) - 0.4m²/kg.
  • Exteriors/ floors 10 mm notched (solid bed) - 0.26m²/kg.

Composition

Standard-setting highly polymer-modified cement-based powder with gel rheology (maintains structure).

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