Perma Granite Tile Adhesive

A TWO COMPONENT CEMENTITIOUS ADHESIVE FOR FIXING GRANITE TILE
SPECIFICATION

BS 5980:1980, IS: 15477:2004

DESCRIPTION

Because of the closed grained nature of granites ordinary adhesives are not enough for permanent fixing of granite to the cementitious surfaces. The deficiencies in the ordinary adhesives are seen from the weeping granite joints which stain the granites and make them look ugly and eventually the granites start coming off. Perma Granite Tile Adhesive (GTA) is a specially developed product keeping in mind the closed grained nature of the granites and the long aesthetic life of the surface. GTA is a two component product comprising of pre-weighed and packed liquid and powder components in the proportion of 8 kg of Powder and 2 Kg of liquid.

Perma Granite Tile Adhesive

PRIMARY USES

Perma Granite Tile Adhesive is mainly used for fixing granite tiles and slabs onto horizontal as well as vertical cementitious surfaces.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Ensure that the surface to be tiled and the back of the granite are clean and free from dust, dirt, grease etc. Wash the rear surface of the granite with water and allow it to dry. Mix some quantity of liquid component of the Perma Granite Tile Adhesive with water in the proportion of 1:1 and brush this liquid on the rear surface of the granite. Please note that 10 % extra liquid is packed to help in priming. Mix Perma Granite Tile Adhesive liquid and powder components thoroughly to get a smooth consistency paste. Apply this paste on the surface to be tiled as well as on the rear surface of the granite and press the granite in position. Support the granite for 24 hours on vertical surfaces till the adhesive develops sufficient strength.

ADVANTAGES

  1. Easy way of fixing granite tiles.
  2. No need of creating mechanical key with expensive epoxies.
  3. No weeping joints so enhanced aesthetics.
  4. Makes the tiled area waterproof.

PROPERTIES

Bulk Density : 1550 kg/m3
Pot Life Of Paste : 45 min at 35°C
Form : Free flowing powder & thixotropic liquid
Color : Grey powder & Milky white liquid

COVERAGE

Ten kg of Perma Granite Tile Adhesive yields a paste of 5 Litres. If tiles are fixed with a uniform bed thickness of 3 mm of adhesive then 10 kg of Perma Granite Tile Adhesive can fix tiles on an area of 18 Sq. ft.

EQUIPMENT CARE

All equipment and tools must be cleaned immediately after use with water or Cleaning Solvents as the case may be. Similar procedures should be adopted for break periods exceeding 15 minutes.

PACKING

Perma Granite Tile adhesive is available in 1 kg and 10 kg sacks of powder and liquid.

SHELF LIFE

Perma Granite Tile Adhesive has a shelf life of 12 months if stored in Manufacturer’s original packing in a cool and dry place away from moisture and heat.

DISCLAIMER

PERMA warrants that all products are free from any defects of manufacture and comply with the specifications given in their respective technical data sheet. No warranty can be given as to the results of use because conditions of use, such as site conditions, surface preparations, workmanship, weather, structural issues and other factors are beyond the control of PERMA. Purchaser agrees to seek the advice of qualified professionals to carry out tests & take trials to determine the suitability of products for their intended purpose prior to full scale usage of PERMA products and assumes all risks.

The company does not assume any liability for unsatisfactory results, arising from the use of our products. Purchaser’s sole liability is limited to replacement of product or refund of the purchase price paid if any product proven defective. No other warranties, express or implied, shall apply including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
PERMA shall not be liable for any consequential damages arising from the use of our products for unsatisfactory results.

The information supplied in this datasheet is based on our experience through extensive research and is given in good faith in order to help prospective users. We reserve the right to update the information provided in our technical data sheet at any time without prior notice within the scope of technical progress or new developments.