VersaBond®-LFT Professional Large Format Tile Mortar

Product ID: TDS-132

One of the industry’s most popular mortars. This non-sag, non-slump medium bed mortar is designed for most large format porcelain, ceramic and natural stone tile. Suitable for internal and external floors and walls.

  • For most standard floor and wall installations
  • Supports large and heavy tile for flat, even installations
  • For use with in-floor heating systems
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4HT and A118.11

Coverage Chart


Trowel Size Min Coverage Max Coverage
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 ft² (5.6 M²) 67 ft² (6.2 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 42 ft² (3.9 M²) 47 ft² (4.4 M²)
Longest side of tile more than 15"+ use 3/4" × 9/16" × 3/8" (19 × 14 × 9.5 mm) U-Notch 34 ft² (3.2 M²) 38 ft² (3.5 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 or contact CUSTOM Technical Services at 800-282-8786.

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