Complete Contact™ Fortified Mortar

Product ID: TDS-116

Full contact, medium bed mortar designed for large format tile floors without the need for backbuttering. Mortar is fluid, yet supports deeper notch trowel sizes.

  • Excellent for setting large modular tile and stone
  • Can be used in thin-bed and medium-bed applications
  • Less pressure needed to embed tile
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4 and A118.11

Coverage Chart


Trowel Size Min Coverage Max Coverage
Longest side of tile less than 8" use 1/4" x 1/4" x 1/4" (6 x 6 x 6 mm) Square-Notch 80 sq. ft. (7.4 M²) 90 sq. ft. (8.4 M²)
Longest side of tile 8" to 15" use 1/4" x 3/8" x 1/4" (6 x 9.5 x 6 mm) Square-Notch 56 sq. ft. (5.2 M²) 63 sq. ft. (5.9 M²)
Longest side of tile more than 15"+ use 1/2" x 1/2" x 1/2" (13 x 13 x 13 mm) Square-Notch 40 sq. ft. (3.7 M²) 45 sq. ft. (4.2 M²)
Longest side of tile more than 15"+ use 3/4" × 9/16" × 3/8" (19 × 14 × 9.5 mm) U-Notch 32 sq. ft. (3 M²) 36 sq. ft. (3.3 M²)

Chart for estimating purposes. Coverage may vary based on installation practices and jobsite conditions. For more sizes, use the material calculator at or contact CUSTOM Technical Services at 800-282-8786.

Recommended minimum coverage (80% for dry areas and 95% for wet areas and exteriors). Back buttering may be necessary.

Note that mortar coverage does not include backbuttering tiles. When backbuttering, consider the tile underside pattern and depth to estimate thickness and usage to add to your estimate.

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