ADHESIVES & GROUTS
FOR NATURAL STONE
List of Products
An inexpensive, multi-purpose, cement based wall & floor tile adhesive. It is off-white in colour and has a C1 classification and extended pot life. It may be used on internal or external floors and walls. Coverage 7m2 / 20kg for walls & 5m2 for floors. Pack size 20kg.
A premium polymer modified, flexible tile adhesive with a C2 / S1 classification. It is off-white in colour and can be used on floors or walls, internally or externally but is not recommended for use around swimming pools. Coverage 7m2 / 20kg bag on walls & 5m2 on floors. It dries in 8 hours.
A white multipurpose powder for internal wall & floor tiles with a C1 / S2 classification. It is white in colour and best suited for walls. It is fast setting - grout in 4-6 hours. Coverage 12m2 / 20kg bag for walls. Pack sizes 5kg or 20kg.
A flexible non-slump wall & floor tile adhesive with an extended open time. It is white in colour and has a C1 / S1 classification. It can be used on floors or walls, internally or externally but is not recommended for use around swimming pools. Coverage 8m2 / 20kg bag for walls & 6m2 for floors. Pack size 20kg.
A highly flexible, fast setting tile adhesive best suited to timber & heated slabs. It is light grey in colour and has a C1 / S2 classification. It is fast drying - 4 hours. It may be used for indoor or outdoor floors (with a fall) or walls but is not suited for use around swimming pools. Coverage 12-14m2 per 15kg bag for walls & 8-10m2 for floors. Pack sizes 4kg & 15kg.
An economical flexible, rubber modified tile adhesive for walls & floors. It is off-white in colour and has a C2 / S1 classification. It is fast drying - grout in 6-8 hours. It can be used on floors and walls and is best suited to dry indoor applications. Coverage 13-15m2 / 20kg for walls & 8-10m2 for floors. Pack size 20kg.
Ardex X 77 is a high performance, fibre reinforced, polymer modified wall and floor tile adhesive, which has been specially formulated with Microtec Technology to give exceptional properties of adhesion. E(E) achieves up to double the extended open time of E class adhesive. T(T) achieves up to double the slump resistance of T class adhesives
A special synthetic dispersion additive for use in conjunction with ARDEX cement-based adhesive, such as ARDEXX77.
- Allows direct fixing over existing tiles (in internal dry areas)
- Provides water repellent mortar
- Improves adhesion and imparts flexibility
A flexible coloured grout for joints 1 - 8mm wide that is mould resistant and water repellent. It may be used on internal and external floors and walls and is available in a range of colours. Pack sizes 1.5, 5 & 20kg.
Bellstone Recommends Ardex Adhesives & Grouts - WHY?
Bellstone sells stone products that are capable of lasting hundreds of years, so there is little point in recommending an adhesive that will only last 10 years!
We have chosen Ardex products for the following reasons:
They specialise in adhesives and have been making adhesives for over 50 years
Ardex is an Australian based company; it has branches in 50 countries
Ardex has a strong commitment to the environment & rubber recycling
They provide 1st rate technical information on their products
They have a help line available to anyone with a person at the other end rather than a voice recording!
Adhesive Classification (Australian Standards - AS 4992 CE)
The information below will explain the codes on each adhesive in the list below
C - cementious adhesive
1 - normal adhesive (standard strength tile adhesive
2 - improved adhesive (stronger tile adhesive)
S - special deformable characteristic for cementious adhesives ie degree of flexibility. S1 - flexible & S2 - highly flexible
If you wish to download technical information on any of these products go to www.ardexaustralia.com or find out more below.