NBS Source
I'm a manufacturer

BAL Rapid-Flex One - Tile Adhesive

Verified by manufacturer 1 month ago

Building Adhesives Ltd

Rapid-setting highly polymer-modified cement-based powder with BAL Fibre Strand Technology (FST).

Jump to:
+44 (0)1782 591100 Website

Application

Use for:

  • Fixing ceramics, porcelain and vitrified tiles, mosaics, most natural stones, terrazzo, rigid foam insulating materials and brick slips in dry or wet interior and exterior environments. 
  • 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:

  • Asphalt (suitable grade e.g. flooring).
  • BAL QUICKSET CEMENT: sand screeds and rendering.
  • BAL BOND SBR SLURRY.
  • Dense concrete/blockwork walling.
  • Overlaid timber floors (min. 15 mm).
  • Tongued and grooved floorboards with BAL RAPID-MAT.
  • Anhydrite/calcium sulfate and hemi-hydrate screed.
  • Plaster (finish coat only).
  • Plasterboard.
  • Lightweight blockwork/walling.
  • Existing unglazed ceramic tiles, quarry tiles, terrazzo and natural stone.
  • Existing vinyl tiles.
  • Fibre reinforced cement boards and lightweight tile backer boards.
  • Undertile electrical heating systems.
  • Heated screeds.
  • BAL RAPID-MAT.


See manufacturer's literature for further information.

Description

Rapid-setting, highly polymer-modified, water/frost-resistant cementitious tile adhesive for walls and floors. 


Features and benefits:

  • Extended open times of 30 minutes.
  • Extended working times of 60 minutes.
  • FST formulation for improved flexibility and strength.
  • Smoother consistency for easier mixing and application.
  • Use on walls and floors.
  • Grout after 3 hours (at 20°C). 


Not suitable for metal, painted, 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)

>30 minutes at 20°C.

Colour

White.

Bed height

2—6 mm.

Pot life

60 minutes at 20°C.

Setting time

3 hours at 20°C.

Temperature resistance

-30°C to 100°C.

Pack size

20 kg.

Standards

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

Mix

1:3-4.5 Cement:Aggregate.

Coverage

Guidance for specification option:

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

  • Dry wall: mosaic, 0.6 m²/kg.
  • Dry wall: Round notched, 0.5 m²/kg.
  • Wet wall: Thin bed/solid bed, 0.4 m²/kg.
  • Exteriors/ floors: Thick bed/solid bed, 0.26 m²/kg.

Composition

Rapid-setting highly polymer-modified cement-based powder with BAL Fibre Strand Technology (FST).

Similar products from Building Adhesives Ltd

BAL CTF4

BAL CTF4

BAL Flex One - Tile Adhesive

BAL Flex One - Tile Adhesive

BAL Max-Flex Fibre

BAL Max-Flex Fibre

BAL Single Part Fastflex

BAL Single Part Fastflex

BAL SPF S1 - Tile Adhesive

BAL SPF S1 - Tile Adhesive

BAL Supercover Rapid Flex

BAL Supercover Rapid Flex

BAL Supercover Rapidset

BAL Supercover Rapidset

BAL Turbo Set - Highly Polymer-Modified Tile Adhesive

BAL Turbo Set - Highly Polymer-Modified Tile Adhesive

BAL XL Floor One - Tile Adhesive

BAL XL Floor One - Tile Adhesive