Complete Contact™ RS Fortified Mortar

Product ID: TDS-122

Full contact, rapid setting medium bed mortar designed for installation of standard size tile without the need for backbuttering. Grout in as little as 2 hours. Light traffic in 4-6 hours.

  • Can be used in thin-set and medium bed applications
  • Excellent for setting large modular tile and stone
  • Less pressure needed to embed tile
  • Fast curing – ready for grout in 3 to 4 hours
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4F and A118.11
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Coverage Chart

SQUARE FOOT COVERAGE PER 50 LB BAG (SQUARE METER PER 22.68 KG)

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)

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.

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