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VersaBond® Fortified Thin-Set Mortar

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A professional formula, all-purpose mortar, polymer-modified to provide good bond strength for floor and tile projects. VersaBond® cures quickly even in cold climates and adheres to most surfaces, exceeding ANSI A118.4 and A118.11 without the need for additives.

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  • Features & Benefits
  • Technical Documents
  • Warranty Information

Key Features

  • Bonds well to plywood and concrete floors
  • Fast setting even in cold weather

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

VersaBond® Fortified Thin-Set Mortar is a dry, proprietary blend of Portland cement, copolymers, inorganic aggregates and chemicals

Benefits

  • Cost-efficient, all-purpose mortar
  • Good bond strength
  • Cures quickly even in cold climates
  • Approved for industry-recommended interior and exterior applications
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4 and A118.11 standards without the need for additives

Limitations

Packaging

  • 50 lb (22.68 kg) and 25 lb (11.34 kg) bags
  • Gray or white

Technical Data

Applicable Standards

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — ANSI A108.5, A118.4 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 VersaBond® 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 10 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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