Product ID: TDS-191
Non-modified mortar ideal for Saltillo tile and other similar clay pavers. For dense tile or installation over exterior grade plywood use Custom Building Products’ Thin-Set Mortar Admix. Suitable for interior and exterior applications.
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||85 sq. ft. (7.9 - 8.4 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||60 sq. ft. (5.6 M²)||67 sq. ft. (6.2 M²)|
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.
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.