FAP LATEX TILE JOINT is a high quality two-component system used for filling joints in interior and exterior wall and floor mosaics, agglomerate tiles stones, etc. Due to the combination of latex and powder, the mixed material after complete curing exhibits excellent water resistance, flexibility and high compressive strength.
Preparation: Ensure the tiles are firmly fixed and laid as per the instructions of the tile adhesive manufacturer. Also, ensure from the site conditions that grouting work can be commenced. All grouting surfaces should be clean, dry and free from all dirt, dust and loosely adhering materials.
Mixing: Mix Part A with Part B completely.
Using a slow speed drilling machine mix thoroughly and ensure its uniform mix and color. If required add more water to the required level for the purpose of consistency. Hand mixing is only acceptable for very small quantities and in general is not recommended.
Application: Apply FAP LATEX TILE JOINT diagonally into the joints with a rubber edged spatula or squeegee. Remove excess grout with a moist sponge before drying. Do not apply grout to an area that is of a size that cannot be completed within 30minutes. Porous tiles may require moistening with water prior to grouting
In general, the coverage rate depends on the tile size and joint width.Typically, a coverage rate of 1kg / 3mē is possible for tile dimensions of 150 x 150 x 6 mm and for a joint width of 2mm.
FAP Latex Tile Joint is supplied in 5 kg 25 kg units as Part A & Part B and it has a minimum shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored under cover, out of direct sunlight.
As with all chemical products, caution should always be exercised. Protective clothing, Such as gloves and goggle, should be worn. Should any of the products be accidentally swallowed, do not induce vomit but call for medical assistance immediately. Ensure the container is available for the medical attendant to examine any relevant instructions and contents details. Reseal all containers after use and ensure product is stored as instructed on the safety section of the labeling.