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AM 53 TILE GROUT

AM 53
TILE GROUT

Is a specially designed joint filler suitable for all types of tiles on floors and walls. In powder form with special composition, when mixed with water will produce a strong bonding and long lasting joint filler.


ADVANTAGES

  • Wide range of colors.
  • Long lasting, color-fast.
  • Crackproof.
  • Easy to clean.      

APPLICATION AREA 

  • Exterior and Interior.
  • Dry and Wet.
  • Floors and Walls.

TYPES OF TILES 

  • Homogeneous Tiles (water absorbency < 0,5 %).
  • Ceramic Tiles (water absorbency  > 6%).
  • Mosaic.                                
  • Marble and Granite.

1. PREPARATION STAGE

  • Application of joint filler should be done after the cement / tile adhesive is dry, in accordance with instructions for each product (minimum 24 hours).
  • Excessive cement / tile adhesive at the joints should be cleaned.
  • Make sure the tile joints are clean free of dust.
  • Moisten the joints with a wet sponge/cloth before application  (especially for porous tiles or in hot areas).

2. MIXING STAGE

  • Mixing ratio :

             - Weight = 330 ml water: 1 kg AM 53 Powder
             - Volume = 1 part water: 2.5 parts AM 53 Powder
           Excess water composition can make the nat become brittle.

  • Pour 2.5 parts of AM 50 Powder slightly into a mixing container that already contains 1 part of clean water while stirring with a cement spoon.
  • Continue stirring evenly until the mixture is paste-shaped.
  • Allow 5 minutes for all components to react perfectly.

3. APPLICATION STAGE

  • Repeat mixing to a paste before application.
  • Fill the joints using a clean rubber trowel, applying diagonally Make sure the joints are firmly filled and smooth.
  • Clean remaining joint filler from the tile surface, do not re-use.
  • In half-dry condition, press the joint filler with a joint leveller to obtain a strong and perfect joint.

NOTES:

  • To increase bonding strength of joint filler in wet conditions or submergend areas, it is recommended to use AM 54 - Joint Filler  Strengthening Liquid in place of water in mixing the joint filler.
  • For best results in water tanks or pools, wait 7 (seven) days after applying before filling with water.
  • It is recommended to prepare an amoun of mixture, just enough forapplying  within 40 - 50 minutes.
  • Cleaning should be done soon after applying (10 – 20 minutes), before excessive filler dries on the tile surface.
  • Do not wet tiles during the drying process Floors can be stepped on after 24 hours.
  • Do not use tile cleaners with high acidity.

TECHNICAL DATA

PRODUCT IDENTITY AM 53
SUBSTANCE Powder
COLOR 13 colors
JOINT WIDTH 1,0 - 4,0 mm
BULK DENSITY (kg/ltr) 1,3 +/- 0,1 (bulk density)
PRODUCT QUALITY CONTROL EN 13888
APLICATION DATA
(27°C; 70% RH)
  • Grouting time : 24 hours after tiles are laid
  • Pot life : 60 minutes
  • Cleaning time : 20 minutes
  • Full cure : 28 days

MATERIAL ESTIMATE (m2/kg)

TILE DIMENSION (cm) Silt width grout (mm) 1 Silt width grout (mm) 2 Silt width grout (mm) 3 Silt width grout (mm) 4
30x30x0,8 10 - 12 8 - 10 4 - 5 2 - 3
40x40x0,8 15 - 20 12 - 14 6 - 7 4 - 5
60x60x1,0 30 - 35 15 - 20 8 - 10 6 - 8
PRODUCT PACKAGING
  • 1 kg Bag
 SHELF LIFE 12 months in closed condition, dry location at room temperature.
 

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