SimpleSet® Pre-Mixed Thin-Set Mortar

Product ID: TDS-182

A no-mix, no-mess alternative to traditional thin-set mortar. Easy to use and recommended for ceramic, porcelain and stone tile up to 8″x8″ (20 x 20 cm), or for use on tile with one side up to 15″ (38cm) but with longer dry time. For interior wall and floor installations.

  • Ready to use
  • No mixing, no mess
  • Just spread and set
  • Exceeds ANSI A136.1 Type I

Coverage Chart


Trowel Size Min Coverage Max Coverage
3/16" x 5/32" (5 x 4 mm) V-Notch for tile up to 6" x 6" (15 x 15 cm) 40 ft² (3.7 M²) 44 ft² (4.1 M²)
1/4" x 1/4" x 1/4" (6 x 6 x 6 mm) Square-Notch for tile up to 12" x 12" (30 x 30 cm) 20 ft² (1.9 M²) 25 ft² (2.3 M²)
1/4" x 3/8" x 1/4" (6 x 9.5 x 6 mm) Square-Notch for tile up to 16" x 16" (30 x 30 cm) 14 ft² (1.3 M²) 17 ft² (1.6 M²)

Recommended minimum coverage (80% for dry areas and 95% for wet areas). 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 or contact CUSTOM Technical Services at 800-282-8786.

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