Latex Modified Cementitious Tile Adhesive
SILIKOL is a latex modified cementitious tile adhesive. It is supplied as grey or white coloured powder. It is water resistant and does not contain fiber, asbestos & other harmful components.
SILIKOL is packed in 25kg bags.
Approximately 4.0 to 4.5 kg SILIKOL per m² using notched trowel on smooth surface. Consumption will vary according to type of tiles and support condition.
Store in dry covered place in the original closed bags and shelf life is 12 months if stored as recommended.
White / grey
Approx. 15 minutes
After 10 hours
After 24 hours
|Adhesion strength (EN 1348)|
All values are subject to 5-10 % tolerance
All surfaces should be sound, clean & uncontaminated. This preparation should leave an exposed concrete surface free from dust, loose particles, deletrious matter, oil, grease, chemical films & other contaminants.
All loose particles of mortar, paint, etc. must be physically removed.
Concrete or blockwork: allowed to cure sufficiently so that all shrinkage movements take place before fixing tiles.
Gypsum supports: treat with PRIMER A16. Should not have a percentage of humidity more than 10%.
The surface of substrates must be moistened slightly with clean water to reduce the absorption of water from the mortar. Do not moistened the tiles.
Add SILIKOL bag of 25 kg into a container having 5 to 5.25 liters of water (or ELASTOKOL as needed); mix until a uniform, lump free consistency is achieved. For mixing process, a slow speed drill (200 – 300 rpm) fitted with a suitable paddle is recommended.
Allow the obtained mix to stand for 5 minutes and then remix before application.
Spread SILIKOL on the substrate to a uniform thickness of 3-4 mm using a toothed spatula, the first pass with its straight edge and the second pass immediately after, to the desired thickness using the toothed part.
Place the tiles onto the adhesive bed.Apply sufficient pressure on the tile during fixing it with slight twisting movement in order to ensure good contact with the adhesive.
In case of large size tiles, it is necessary to spread the adhesive also to the backside of the tile and then place the tile into the adhesive bed.
Apply enough material that can be tiled during the adhesive's open wet time. Spreading large areas may results in drying the adhesive before tiles can be fixed causing poor adhesion.
Remove excess adhesive with damp cloth before the material has set. Joint grouting between tiles may be commenced 10 hours after tiles has been laid on the walls and 24 hours after tiles are laid on the floors.
Tools and equipment should be cleaned with water immediately after use. Hardened materials should be mechanically removed.
SILIKOL can be harmful to skin as it contains cement powders which may releases alkalis when mixed with water.
During application, wear appropriate protective clothing, goggles, gloves and respiratory equipment if necessary.
In case of contact with skin, rinse with water and again wash thoroughly with soap and water. In case of contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice accordingly.
If ingested, obtain medical attention immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
The information in this Technical Data Sheet is based on Colmef Monneli’s experience. Colmef Monneli does not accept any liability arising from the use of its products as it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied. All Colmef Monneli’s Data Sheets are updates on regular basis. It is the user’s responsibility to obtain the latest version.
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