Product

Rabond Flex Plus Professional Tile Adhesive

Brand: RA&Sons

RABOND FLEX PLUS TILE ADHESIVE is an internal/external standard set cement based flexible tile adhesive. It is specially formulated with extended workability for large wall and floor tiles made of ceramic, porcelain, marble, stone granite and vitreous mosaics. It has a C2TE classification and conforms to the European standard UNI EN 12004:2007. It is available in white or grey.

Class C2TE Tile Adhesive For Low Absorption Surfaces

Packaging & Storage

RABOND FLEX PLUS is supplied in 25kg bags and can be stored up to 12 months in a cool dry place, in its original unopened packaging

Safety Notice

Before using RABOND FLEX PLUS it is recommended to consult the product safety data sheet available on request

Surface Preparation

The surface to be tiled must be completely sound and clean, dry and dust free. Any surface contaminants like grease, oil and efflorescence must be removed in order to promote adhesion. Gypsum based boards must be primed first with RABINDER or RAPRIMER and allowed to dry for 8 hours.

 

Application

RABOND FLEX PLUS should be mixed with a mechanical paddle mixer on a low speed setting to achieve a smooth and lump free consistency. Mix in a clean bucket using approximately 7-8 litres of clean water per 25kg bag. Allow the mixture to stand for 5-6 minutes and then re-mix thoroughly before application. Use a notched trowel to apply the adhesive. Curing time is approximately 4-5 hours.

 

Recommendations

Do not use RABOND FLEX PLUS:

  • On surfaces that are wet.

  • When temperatures are below +5°C or above +35°C
  • With underfloor heating.

Technical Data

Density
1350 [Kg/m²]
Granulometry
<0.5 [mm]
Colour
White and Grey
Water To Be Mixed
30% Approx
Coverage (Theoretical)
4-5 [Kg/m²]
pH
>12
Full Cure
5 Days Approx
Time To Wait Prior To Fill The Grouts
48 Hours
Pot Life
4-5 Hours Approx
Adjustability Time
50 Mins Approx
Cure Time
72 Hours
UNI EN 12004
Class C2TE
Initial Tension Adhesion Strength
>1.0 [N/mm²]Mpa
Tension Adhesion Strength After Heat Aging
>1.0 [N/mm²]Mpa
Tension Adhesion Strength After Water Contact
>1.0 [N/mm²]Mpa
Tension Adhesion Strength After Freeze/Thaw Cycles
>1.0 [N/mm²]Mpa
The data and statements in this information sheet refer to laboratory tests in our possession, conducted in standard environmental conditions. Practical applications on site according to these conditions of use may result in different data readings. Due to the wide variety of possible uses and applications, the end-users should independently determine the suitability of the material for their specific purpose prior to use. R.A. & SONS Manufacturing Ltd. reserves the right to make technical modifications of any kind without prior notice.

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