TILEMASTER Adhesives says it offers a comprehensive range of adhesives, developed to help solve onsite challenges and apparently promote a fast, easy installation. Made in the UK, the product range includes adhesives for substrates and surface finishes – from large format porcelain tiles, to stone mosaics.
It’s also said to provide options for setting and location requirements, ‘from highly...Continue Reading
THE Bostik range of cementitious and ready-mixed adhesives is said by the company to provide fixing solutions for almost every tiling requirement.
‘Rapid setting with enhanced adhesion’: Bostik MC250 Vitri-Flex is claimed to be a fast-setting, flexible, thin or thick bed adhesive. Suitable for bonding almost any tile type to walls and floors, it’s specially formulated for fast-track...Continue Reading
ULTRATILEFIX has enhanced its range of tile adhesives by introducing ProGrip FX fibre reinforced semi-rapid tile adhesive.
Suitable for use with porcelain, mosaic and natural stone tiles, ProGrip FX is said to boast an extended pot life of 2.5 hours, offering ‘a greater fixing time, and has been developed to provide an exceptional grab and enhanced body, making this fibre reinforced semi-rapid...Continue Reading
OSMO UK, which describes itself as the eco-friendly wood and finishes specialist, has expanded its range of wood adhesives with a new durable product developed for use in the home. This is the D3 Express Wood Adhesive, a reportedly ready-to-use water-resistant adhesive specially formulated for use on interior and exterior wooden furniture and joinery.
The formula of the D3 Express Wood Adhesive...Continue Reading
WEBERSET pro lite-rapid is said to be one of a comprehensive range of easy-to-use, high performance tile adhesives by Saint-Gobain Weber for the professional tile applicator and is formulated for fixing ceramic, porcelain and natural stone floor tiles in interior and exterior applications.
The company says weberset pro lite-rapid is suitable for use on solid substrates including underfloor...Continue Reading
BAL is launching two uncoupling mat solutions for problem floors. Following the launch of the ‘revolutionary and award-winning’ BAL Rapid-Mat in 2014, the Flexbone range is said to offer two very different solutions to the UK market with the launch of Flexbone 2Easy and Flexbone VAried.
‘Unique to the UK, and bound to excite fixers, contractors and distributors alike, BAL Flexbone 2Easy is a...Continue Reading
KERAKOLL says it has a comprehensive range of high-performance flooring adhesives for wood, laminate, vinyl, textile and ceramic. These, it says, have been developed to be as friendly to the environment and human health as possible without sacrificing performance and ease-of-use.
The company’s Biogel adhesive range was awarded the Tile Association prize for Best Innovation 2018.
‘The range uses...Continue Reading
THE Preparation Group, which describes itself as an expert in preparing, polishing and cleaning surfaces, says it has a solution for removing old, problematic floor adhesives and other sticky substances in the form of polycrystalline diamonds (PCDs), that attach to a hand grinder or walk-behind grinding machine.
Traditional grinding methods tend to generate surface heat, rendering the surface...Continue Reading
THE 2019 edition of F Ball’s recommended adhesives guide (RAG) now includes a record number of adhesive recommendations for more than 6,000 branded floorcoverings from over 200 leading international manufacturers, says the company.
Every adhesive recommendation is reportedly stringently tested and must be endorsed by each individual floorcovering manufacturer before it can be included in the RAG. ...Continue Reading
BOSTIK Roll is a solvent-free adhesive strip that’s specially designed to provide what Bostik describes as a convenient, clean and safe installation of skirting, capping strips, cove formers and other floor or wall-mounted accessories.
The adhesive roll is supplied ready-to-use, in widths of 25mm, 50mm or 85mm. As the adhesive strip is dry and solvent-free, there’s no curing time required,...Continue Reading
NICOBOND Rapidflex Fibre S2 is the new ‘high performance, highly flexible and versatile’ wall-and- floor tile adhesive from British manufacturer, Nicobond.
‘With high-strength, rapid-setting qualities and a high polymer modified and fibre-reinforced formulation, Nicobond Rapidflex Fibre S2 achieves exceptional results with excellent handling characteristics and meeting the requirements set by the ...Continue Reading
NORCROS Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, says it offers a great solution for tiling on to anhydrite (calcium sulfate) screeds.
Norcros Pro Gyp-Base Adhesive is designed for fixing tiles to the Norcros Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer. The adhesive can be applied once the sealer has dried. It’s said to be an off-white cement-based, flexible,...Continue Reading
THE resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete UK has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for the quality of its products, services and management.
ISO 9001:2015 is the latest BSI standard for evaluating an organisation’s quality management system. Attaining this certification proves the Sandbach, Cheshire-based flooring specialists are constantly operating to the highest possible standard and...Continue Reading
PRODUCTS from F Ball & Co, the UK's manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products, have been used to install vinyl safety flooring at the Great Western Railway train depot in Penzance.
A combination of Stopgap F77 waterproof surface membrane, Stopgap F78 waterproof surface membrane, Stopgap 1200 Pro levelling compound and Styccobond F46 vinyl adhesive were used to create...Continue Reading
WEBER says it believes that what matters most in the construction industry is to care about people and their environment. The company says it strives to promote safe and sustainable buildings aligned ‘with a vision of creating great places to live, that impact people’s daily life, and develop solutions to build and renovate energy efficient, comfortable, healthy and aesthetically superior...Continue Reading
WITH the industry seeing a 7% growth in the underfloor heating market, Amber Underfloor Heating says it’s going from strength-to-strength a year after launch. Amber products are reportedly distributed exclusively through wholesalers, retailers and retail showrooms, providing UFH mats, foils, cables and the latest thermostat ranges to suit electrical-heated floor requirement.
‘The team at Amber...Continue Reading
NORBORD’s CaberFloor P5, described by the company as the UK’s most specified chipboard flooring product, has reportedly been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission.
Called CaberAcoustic, the new product comprises 18mm or 22mm CaberFloor P5 chipboard with a 10mm acoustic felt layer permanently bonded to the underside.
Designed as a...Continue Reading
TILEMASTER Adhesives says it offers a range of products suitable for use with underfloor heating systems. Products are manufactured in Lancashire and are reportedly offered alongside expert advice and back-up from Tilemaster’s technical team.
For floor preparation, where ‘excellent flow and surface finish is paramount, best-selling flexible flooring compounds include Tilemaster Rapid Level 30 and ...Continue Reading
A NEW study into the installation costs of underfloor heating versus traditional radiators has shown the underfloor heating option is far more economical than is generally perceived.
The study, conducted by force drying specialist, ForceDry, was based on data from leading contractors for installations in a one-, two- and three-bedroom property.
Three specifications were included: traditional...Continue Reading