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Application

- Anhydrite and Hemihydrite (Gypsum) screeds:

These must be cured to the respective manufacturer's recommendations before tiling commences. Surfaces to be free of laitance and sealed with two coats of Norcros Prime Bond.

Description

Rapid Porcelain and Stone Tile Adhesive is a white, cement based thin bed adhesive designed for fixing fully vitrified porcelain, ceramic and natural stone tiles to a variety of substrates. The adhesive is water and weather resistant a, suitable for internal and external applications with a three hour setting time. Rapid Porcelain and Stone Tile Adhesive contains Rock-Tite polymeric binders, the enhanced flexibility of the adhesive allows a greater range of fixing possibilities. The adhesive has excellent thermal ageing properties and is particularly suitable for heated floors and prepared plywood sheets.

Performance:

Conforms to classification BS EN 12004 C2F.

Application:

- Anhydrite and Hemihydrite (Gypsum) screeds:

These must be cured to the respective manufacturer's recommendations before tiling commences. Surfaces to be free of laitance and sealed with two coats of Norcros Prime Bond.

- Asphalt (internal only):

Flooring grade asphalt can be tiled directly.

- Cement/ Sand Render:

Must be at least 14 days old.

- Concrete and screeds:

New concrete must be allowed to dry for a minimum of six weeks, residual traces of laitance and curing agents should be mechanically removed before tiling commences. Screeds should be a minimum 21 days old.

- Glazed surfaces:

These must be well fixed and able to support additional tile weight. Old glazed surfaces must be thoroughly degreased. A slurry bonding coat of one-part Prime Bond to two-parts Rapid Porcelain and Stone Tile Adhesive should be brushed onto the surface and allowed to dry, providing a key for the adhesive.

- Heated floors (dense construction):

Heating must not be switched on for a minimum 14 days after tiling. Norcros Universal Leveller can be used to provide protection to heating pipes.

- Plywood overlay (WBP):

Sheets must be sealed on the back, face and edges with Prime Bond.

- Thermoplastic Floor Tiles/ Vinyl sheet:

If the existing flooring is in good condition, degrease and seal with neat Norcros Prime Bond.

General information
Specification data - Cementitious adhesives
Product Reference

Rapid Porcelain and Stone Tile Adhesive

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