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Porcelain Tile Fortified Thin-Set Mortar

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Designed to provide superior bonding of porcelain tile to concrete surfaces, backerboards and self-leveling underlayment. Polymer-modified Porcelain Tile Fortified Thin-Set Mortar can also be used with radiant heating system installations. Use it for interior or exterior floors, walls or countertops.

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  • Features & Benefits
  • Technical Documents
  • Warranty Information

Key Features

  • Superior bond to porcelain tile
  • Formulated for installations over concrete and backerboard
  • Use for radiant heating system installations

Suitable Tile Types

  • Vitreous, semi-vitreous or non-vitreous tile: ceramic, mosaic, quarry, cement body tile
  • Impervious porcelain and glass tile
  • Brick and thin brick
  • Cement-based precast terrazzo
  • Natural stone tile

Suitable Substrates

  • Concrete, mortar beds, masonry, Portland cement plaster
  • Liquid applied waterproofing membranes such as RedGard® and Custom® 9240
  • Crack prevention sheet membranes such as Crack Buster® Pro
  • Exterior Grade Plywood (interior residential and light commercial dry areas)
  • Gypsum wallboard (interior dry areas)
  • Existing ceramic tile (scarified)
  • Fully-bonded sheet vinyl flooring (scarified)
  • Plastic laminates (scarified)
  • Cutback adhesive (see preparation instructions)

Composition & Materials

Porcelain Tile Fortified Thin-Set Mortar is a dry, proprietary Portland cement based mixture that includes vinyl copolymers, inorganic aggregates and chemicals.

Benefits

  • Superior bonding of porcelain to concrete, backerboard, and cement self-leveling underlayment
  • Excellent for glass tile
  • Excellent for radiant heating system installations
  • Approved for industry-recommended interior and exterior applications
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4, A118.15 and A118.11 standards without the need for additives

Limitations

Packaging

  • 50 lb (22.68 kg) bag
  • Gray or white

Technical Data

Applicable Standards

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — ANSI A108.5, A118.4, A118.15 and A118.11 of the American National Standards for the Installation of Ceramic Tile ASTM International (ASTM)

  • ASTM C109 Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in or [50-mm] Cube Specimens)
  • ASTM C627 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems Using the Robinson-Type Floor Tester 

Resilient Floor Covering Institute - (RFCI) Recommended Work Practices for Removal of Resilient Floor Coverings 

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) - TCNA Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation, TCNA Method EJ171

ISO 13007-2

Documentation

Technical Data Sheet Technical Data Sheet - French Technical Data Sheet - Spanish Material Safety Data Sheet - English Material Safety Data Sheet - French

Product Warranty

Custom® Building Products warrants to the original consumer purchaser that its product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal and proper usage for a period of one year following the date of original purchase. Custom's® sole liability under this warranty shall be limited to the replacement of the product. Some states, countries or territories do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty will not extend to any product which has been modified in any way or which has not been used in accordance with Custom's® printed instructions. Custom® makes no other warranties either expressed or implied. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights that vary from state to state or from one country/territory to another.  This warranty is not transferrable.

Warranty Duration

When Porcelain Tile Fortified Thin-Set Mortar is used as a part of a qualifying full installation system of CUSTOM products, the installation can qualify for up to a 15 year system warranty. CUSTOM will repair and/or replace, at its discretion, the affected area of the system. For more information, find details and limitations to this warranty at custombuildingproducts.com.

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