Express Crocodile

April 25, 2018 admin 0 Comments

Fast Setting Modified Tile Adhesive 
Optimized for time-critical tile installations with a fast-setting formulation

  • Special fast-setting formulation for time-critical tile installation and repair
  • Can be grouted after 2 hours and area suitable for use after 6-8 hours
  • Excellent for granite (porcelain) tile in every size and surface
  • Highly flexible tile adhesive; suitable for interior and exterior use on floors and walls
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Description

How to use

Express Crocodile is a fast setting polymer-modified mortar for time-critical installations. Great for tile repairs and small jobs such as restaurants, malls and hotel lobbies. Cures rapidly-grout in just 2 hrs, and be set within 6-8 hours. Excellent for commercial use and for cold temperature installations.

Preparation

  • All surfaces on which tile is to be set must be dry,structurally sound, free of all grease, oil, dirt, dust,curing compounds, sealers, coating, efflorescence, old adhesive residues, gypsum based underlayment and any other foreign matter.

Proportion of Mixing

  • Express Crocodile Tile Adhesive 20 kgs (per bag) per 4.6 L of water or 3.0 parts of Express Crocodile Tile Adhesive per 1 part water by volume.

Mixing

  • Mix Tile Adhesive with clean, potable water thoroughly until smooth with a mechanical mixer at a low speed (150 rpm).
  • Let mortar slakes for 15 minutes before mixing a second time.
  • Do not add water, latex, or additional powder after slaking period.

Application

  • Spread mortar with flat side of trowel to key-in substrate, and then apply additional mortar to ensure that it cover 100% at the back of tile.
  • During the setting of tiles, it is advised to occasionally remove a tile to be sure mortar has not skinned over and sufficient transfer is being made.
  • It is also required that tile be embedded to obtain good transfer of mortar to the tile and for proper alignment.
  • Do not adjust tiles in mortar after they have been set for longer than 15 minutes.

Curing and Grouting

  • A minimum cure is obtained in 24-48 hours, depending on ambient temperatures.
  • For better quality, Crocodile Grout should be chosen to suit each type of tiles. Crocodile Grout has many types and color for each joints and places

Suggestion

  • Grouting after tile installation at least 48 hours to achieve maximum efficiency

Limitations

  • Do not use tile adhesive with wood, asphalt, plastic coat or PVC, metal and mirror. (Do not allow frost within 72 hours)

Caution

  • May be harmful to the eyes, skin, or lungs. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection
  • In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with water and seek medical advice
  • After contact with skin, wash immediately with water
  • Keep out of reach of children

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