Tile Adhesives and Grouts
Ceramic TILE FIX

Weather resistant cementitious adhesive for ceramic tiles.

 

Uses
For ceramic tiles.
Tiling on smooth concrete surfaces, lightweight bricks, blocks, plaster boards.
Tiling on wall surfaces that are plastered with water resistant plasters such as Vetonit Render & Vetonit Base WR on damp concrete interiors.
Suitable for dry & wet conditions.
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Saveto Tile Adhesives & Grouts for General Purposes Brochure
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reference projects
Project:
Baha University, Housing Project
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Description:
Housing Project
Contractor:
Al Arrab
Technical Information
Product Description

Ceramic Tile Fix is a cementitious mortar adhesive composed of hydraulic binders, selected aggregates and special additives . It is supplied as a dry powder in pre-weighed bags ready to use on site, which requires only addition of clean water to produce easily workable mortar. Ceramic Tile Fix is ideal for fixing of Ceramic Tiles, Terrazzo Tiles. Marbles and Riyadh stones. Ceramic Tile Fix is applied in thickness from 3mm to 10mm, depending upon type of tiles and quality of substrate.

 

Advantages
  • Factory controlled pre-blend ensures consistent high quality. 

  • Requires only addition of water on-site at the time of usage.

  • Easy tile installation that enables high Productivity. 

  • Superior workability.

  • Long extendedopen time. 

  • Excellent Slip resistance.

  • Excellent Adhesion on variety of tiles available in the local market.

  • Water resistant.

  • Suitable for internal applications.

     

  • Suitable for horizontal & vertical surfaces.

Compiliance Standard
  • BS:EN 12004 as CT1

  • ISO 13007

  • ASTM C348 & C34.

Packaging & Coverage

Ceramic Tile Fix supplied in 20 Kg Bag

Coverage:

Walls:  6 - 6.5 m²/20 kg bag  
Floor: 4.5 – 5.5 m²/20kg bag

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed container of Ceramic Tile Fix has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 25ºC

Colors
White & Grey powder
Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing

For the preparation of mortar adhesive, pour into a container 6.0-6.5 liters of water for each 20 Kg bag or 7.5-8 Litres for 25 Kg bag of Ceramic Tile Fix.

Add the powder to the water and mix with a low speed electric drill fitted with a suitable paddle for 3-4 minutes, until a uniform, lump-free consistency is achieved. Allow the mixed material to stand for about 10 minutes and remix briefly with no further water should be added. 

It can also be blended manually for small quantity but ensure correct amount of powder to water is maintained. 

If required, add 0.5 Ltr of Vetobond AB432 to the mixing water followed by addition of powder.Mixed material can be used within 2 hours. 

Do not add water to the mix, once the mortar adhesive starts to harden.

Application

Spread the mixed mortar adhesive and firmly pressed onto the surface to be tiled and work with notched trowel. Spread the mortar adhesive to an area that can be tiled within 10-15 minutes. Tiles are then firmly pressed over the mortar adhesive and immediately knocked into the  desired position. Position of the tiles can be adjusted, if required, within its adjustability time of  10-15 minutes after installation. Allow the installed tiles to remain undisturbed for at least 48 hours. Mortar adhesive must not rise higher in the joints than halfway the thickness of the tiles. It is recommended to use Vetonit Tile Grout for filling the joint gaps after 2 days of tile installation.

Cleaning

Tools and equipment can be cleaned with water immediately after use. Hardened materials will require removal by mechanical means.

Surface Preparation

Substrate should be sound, clean, free from loose material, oil, grease, laitance, dirt, curing compound, etc. 

Wet the all surfaces (except gypsum board) with clean water prior to the application of Ceramic Tile Fix. Surface should appear damp with no water pooling. 

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Ceramic Tile Fix is highly alkaline therefore avoid direct contact with eyes or skin. It is recommended to use protective gloves and goggles during application. Any skin contact should be washed with soap & water. In case of eyes irritation, immediately wash with copious amount of clean cold water. Seek medical advice.

Ceramic Tile Fix is non-flammable.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.

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