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, plasterboards.
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 the 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 the type of tiles and quality of the substrate.

 

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

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

  • Easy tile installation that enables high productivity. 

  • Superior workability.

  • Long extended open time. 

  • Excellent Slip resistance.

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

  • Water-resistant.

  • Suitable for internal applications.

     

  • Suitable for horizontal & vertical surfaces.

COMPLIANCE STANDARD
  • BS:EN 12004 as CT1

  • ISO 13007

  • ASTM C348 & C349.

Packaging & Coverage

Pack Size:

Ceramic Tile Fix is supplied in 20Kg Bags

Coverage:

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

Stated consumptions data are for general guidance. Actual consumption depends on the nature of the substrate, method of application, and wastages extra.

Shelf Life & Storage

An original sealed bag of Ceramic Tile Fix has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 35ºC.

Colors
White & Grey powder
Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing

For the preparation of mortar adhesive, pour into a container 5.2 - 6.8 liters of water for each 20Kg bag or 6.5 - 8.5 Litres for 25kg bag of Ceramic Tile Fix.

Add the powder to the water and mix for 3-4 minutes using a low- speed electric drill fitted with a suitable paddle, until achieving a uniform, lump-free consistency. Allow the mixed material to stand for about 10 minutes and remix briefly without adding further water.

Blend Ceramic Tile Fix manually for small quantities but ensure to maintain the correct amount of powder to water.

If required, add 0.5 Ltr of Vetobond AB432 to the mixing water followed by the addition of powder. Use the mixed material within 2 hours.

Do not add water to the mixture once the mortar adhesive starts hardened.

Application

Spread the mixed mortar adhesive and firmly press it onto the surface that will be tiled, work with a notched trowel. Spread the mortar adhesive to an area that can be tiled within 10-15 minutes. Press the tiles firmly over the mortar adhesive and immediately knock into the desired position. Adjust the position of the tiles, 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 between the tile joints higher than halfway the thickness of the tiles. It is recommended to use Vetonit Tile Grout to fill the joint gaps after 2 days of tile installation.

Cleaning

Clean tools and equipment with water immediately after use. Remove the hardened material using mechanical means.

Surface Preparation

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

Wet all surfaces (except gypsum board) with clean water prior to the application of Ceramic Tile Fix. The 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 eye irritation, immediately wash with a 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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