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  • WHITE POLYMER MODIFIED TILE  ADHESIVE (C1T)
ASTARTE CELESTE
WHITE POLYMER MODIFIED TILE ADHESIVE (C1T)

Description

High quality, white polymer modified adhesive, based on high strength  white cement Portland (I-52.5), white marble aggregates  and special additives.  Suitable  for applying tiles on floors or walls, with no  slipping on vertical surfaces. It is classified  as  C1T  according to  ΕΝ 12004.

Usages

It can be  used with  all types of tiles.  It is recommended for fixing tiles on the wall or on the floor, onto concrete, cement screed, plaster or brick, indoors and outdoors, providing high initial and final adhesion strength. For best results when used with reduced absorbency tiles, it is  recommended to use it in  combination with the acrylic dispersion ASTARTE  FLEX MIX.

Advantages

  • High adhesion strength.
  • No slip of the tiles during application on  vertical  surfaces.
  • Resistance to temperature fluctuations.
  • Easy to use.

Application Mode

  • Check and prepare the application surface.
  • Mix with the necessary amount of water using an electric mixer at low speed, until you get a homogeneous mixture without lumps.
  • Leave the mixture to mature for five to ten minutes and stir again.
  • Apply  ASTARTE Celeste Plus Acrylic by means of a toothed spatula, the size of which is selected according to the type of tile and the substrate.
  • Tiles should be fixed within 20 minutes from applying the  adhesive and definitely before the appearance of  crust on its surface.
  • The adhesive remains workable for 3-4 hours depending on the season, temperature and humidity of the environment.
  • When the adhesive begins to set, then you must stir again without adding water.
  • The grouting can be done after 24 hours for floors and walls 12 hours.

Specifications

European standard  ΕΝ 12004  (C1T)

  • Colour: White

  • Adhesion strength (EN 1348): 
On concrete after 28 days: 1.0Ν/mm²  /
After heating at  70°C: 0.8Ν/mm²  /
In  water: 0.5Ν/mm²   /
After 25 cycles of freezing-thawing: 0.5Ν/mm²
  • Slip (EN 1308): <0.5mm
  • Open time: 20 - 25 min

  • Time for  minor corrections: 10 min
  • Application temperature: +5°C to +35°C 

  • Mixing ratio: 7 lt of water / 25 Kg of powder

Packing

  • In bags of  25 kg
  • In pallet of  1.350 kg, 54 bags 


Storage

In  intact packaging and dry environment, 12  months from  the production date. 

Consumption

Approximately 2.5 – 4.0 kg per m²  depending on the size and type of the tiles

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