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Estotile BC


Single Component Polyemer Modified Cementitious Ceramic Tile Bedding Compound

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Estotile BC

Single Component Polymer Modified Cementitious Ceramic Tile Bedding Compound

Description

Estotile BC is consists of a blend of polymer, cement and selected sands which requires to be mixed with water, when use.

Uses

Estotile BC is a bedding compound for tile and fixing of ceramic tiles on floors or walls, for either indoor or outdoor  on concrete substrates.

Advantages

  • Applicable directly to prepared substrate without cement sand paste.
  • Dimensionally stable.
  • Excellent adhesion to prepared substrates.
  • Sufficient open work time.

Physical Properties

Bond Strength, N/mm2

7 days

28 days

 

10 N/mm2

18 N/mm2

Work Time at 25 °C 1 – 3 hours
Final Setting time at 25 °C 18 – 24 hours

*Water-powder ratio of 0.25 Application Instructions Preparation

The substrate should be clean, sound and free from loose material and contamination such as plaster, oil, paint and grease.

New concrete should be at least 14 days old.

Light scrabbling or captive blasting method should remove excess laitance. Oil and grease must be removed.

Large cracks and holes must be repaired using suitable Estop products before Estotile BC is applied.

Priming

It is highly recommended that the substrate be saturated  with water. Avoid excessive water on surface.

Mixing

Add 6.0 – 6.5 litre of water with 25 kg of Estotile BC, to produce  a homogeneous adhesive like paste consistency. Pour 2/3 of the required water into mixing vessel. Add the powder gradually to the water. Mix continuously with a heavy-duty drill fitted with a  suitable paddle. Mixing should continue for at least 3 minutes until a smooth creamy consistency is obtained. Slowly add the remaining 1/3 water, mixing throughout, to obtain a homogeneous adhesive like paste. Do not mix more Estotile BC than can be reasonable laid within the flow time of the material.

Application

Apply the mixed Estotile BC paste onto the surface of the saturated substrate using hand or trowel. Level the Estotile BC paste with suitable trowel to the desired thickness. Attached the tiles onto Estotile BC paste and fix it in position.

If the surface onto which Estotile BC is applied moves or cracks, debonding of Estotile BC may occur.

Limitation

Estotile BC should not be used as tile pointing grout when it is for permanent submersion in water. Estotile Grout shall be recommended instead.

Cleaning

Estotile BC can be removed from tools and equipment with clean water if it is still unset. Hardened material can only be removed mechanically.

Packing & Size

Estotile BC 25 kg bag

 

Yield

Estotile BC 14 litres  per bag depands  on   water

                                   addition                                              

 

 Coverage

Estotile BC 1.4 m2  per 10 mm thick

 

Technical Support

Estop offers a comprehensive range of high performance, high quality of repair product for both new and existing concrete surfaces. In addition, the company offers  a technical support package to specifies, end-user and contractors, as well as on-site technical assistance.

Storage

Estotile BC should be stored on pallets in dry conditions. Under these conditions the product will have a shelf life of 12 months. The product must be protected against  extreme heat and running water.

Precautions

Estotile BC contains powder when mixed with water release alkalis which can be harmful to skin. During use, avoid inhalation of dust and contact with skin and eyes. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, eye protection and respiratory protective equipment.

If swallowed, do not induce vomiting – given a glass  of water. If in eyes, hold eyes open, flush with water for at least 15 minutes. If skin contact occurs, removes contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly. Do not use solvents on skin.

Additional Information

Estop manufactures and offers a wide range of complementary products, which includes waterstops, waterproofing products, grouts anchors, specialized flooring products. In addition, a wide range of products formulated for repair and refurbishment of spalled concrete are available.