Porcelain Tile Adhesive

Impressive bonding for an impervious material

Porcelain tiles are generally denser and more durable than ceramic tiles making them perfect for light and heavy traffic flooring installations.

They are also classed as impervious meaning they have a water absorption of 0.5 percent or less, making them ideal for bathroom, wetroom and kitchen applications.

Porcelain tile adhesives: smart benefits

With such a high performing tile, you need to be sure your porcelain tile adhesive is performing at the same level, providing excellent grab, moisture resistance and curing rates. This makes our bonding solutions the choice for shower tile adhesive.

Our range of ready mixed and powdered porcelain tile adhesives covers a broad selection of porcelain tile installation applications. We have specially formulated products that perform well in either flooring or wall tile installations, and across the spectrum of locations. Our innovative smart polymer-modified adhesives also provide added flexibility to normal cement-based adhesives, improving grab strength and reducing the chance of cracking or shifting of tiles.

Substrates

Our porcelain tile adhesives work with many different substrates across both wall and floor tile projects:

Wall tile adhesive

  • Plaster and plasterboard
  • Rendered surfaces
  • Concrete blocks
  • Dense concrete
  • Plywood
  • Painted walls (emulsion only)
  • Fiber mesh
  • Cement faced boards
  • Tile backer boards
  • Tile-to-tile
  • Lightweight blocks

Floor tile adhesive

  • Concrete base
  • Anhydrite calcium sulphate screed
  • Ceramic and natural stone base
  • Asphalt base
  • Timber floors
  • Floating plywood floors
  • Vinyl tiles
  • Acoustic matting
  • Damp proof membranes

 

Technologies

  • Acrylic-based/ Emulsion – most commonly in ready mix form
  • Cement-based
  • Epoxy – very specialised adhesive for immersed applications
  • Waterproof
  • Anti-bacterial/ reactive
  • Polymer modified binders (PMB)
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