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Select a flexible adhesive and leave a 4 mm minimum joint width between tiles when fixing large tiles.
Gypsum plaster loses nearly its cohesive strength when wet, so it needs to be protected in areas where itcould be subject to wetting such as wet areas.Therefore a protection is required when…
Joints are very important elements because they have technicalproperties such as stress absorption originated from the tiles andsubstrate.
Swimming-pools are the ultimate wet areas for tiling, due to severeusage and maintenance conditions.
Use a fast setting adhesive to avoid bending/warping of thin tile edges.
It is important to use a flexible adhesive and a high performance grout with for external applications.
The outstanding aesthetic qualities of certain special tiles can often hide the fact that extra care will be needed when fixing. Generally, the back of special tiles can be very dense or smooth,…
Some areas require materials with high chemical resistance; such asfood and beverage industries, chemical industries, car showrooms...etc.
Limestones, granite, marble, slates…Each type of natural stones has its own technical or aesthetical characteristics, and their composition can vary a lot compared to standard ceramic tiles.
The existing design of a balcony should be of a rigid concrete construction, with a slope of 1.5 mm/m towards drainage point.
Difficulties with non-porous surface ... Standard cement based tile adhesives rely on a mechanical adhesionto bond onto the substrate. The wet cement engages physically withsmall…
Increased difficulty in achieving a flat finished surface
Fixing material must be chosen to suit the level of exposure to water.
Constraints on job sites frequently involve to put the site back in service quickly, especially in public areas like restaurants, airports, hospitals, etc… and also in commercial (shops, supermarkets…