Spray adhesives address carpet and resilient floors

Ultrabond Spray RFA and Ultrabond Spray CTA, two new spray adhesives from Mapei, have been created for carpet and resilient flooring installations. Designed to replace trowel-applied adhesives, these aerosolized, water-based, high-performance, acrylic adhesives allow installers to stand upright during the application process. RFA is intended for use with resilient flooring, while CTA is designed for […]

Universal spray adhesive for resilient flooring

Ultrabond Spray RFA from Mapei is an aerosolized, water-based, acrylic adhesive designed for the installation of solid sheet vinyl, solid vinyl tile, luxury vinyl tile and vinyl composition tile (VCT). Its unique application method is said to provide bond performance equal to traditional trowel-applied adhesives while using considerably less material in much less time. The […]

Rollable acrylic adhesive for luxury vinyl tiles

Roll and Go from Schönox is a rollable acrylic adhesive for luxury vinyl tiles. Bonding on suitable substrates in interior areas, the adhesive coverage is approximately 540 sq. ft. per 1.06 gal. unit and approximately 1,380 sq. ft. per 2.77 gal. unit. The product is rated Emicode EC 1 for very low emission and LEED […]

Liquid waterproofing and crack prevention membrane

Redgard liquid waterproofing and crack prevention membrane from Custom Building Products is said to be ready to use so installers can just roll it on out of the drum. The quick-dry formula is engineered to be 30 percent faster to dry that its predecessor and meets ANSI A118.10, A118.12. The membrane is IAPMO-rated as a […]

Bio-based materials featured in epoxy adhesive

Latapoxy Biogreen 300 adhesive from Laticrete is said to be a high-strength, chemical-resistant, epoxy adhesive that contains bio-based materials derived from renewable resources. Bio-based materials provide an alternative to conventional non-renewable materials such as petroleum derived products, contribute to a cleaner environment and may contribute to LEED V4 points. As a Greenguard-certified epoxy adhesive, the […]

Effective adhesion and repair solutions for flooring systems

Mapei has introduced Mapefloor I 900, a two-component epoxy resin, as well as Mapefloor EP 19 and Mapefloor EP 20, which are three-component epoxy binders. All three of these products are designed for use with industrial flooring. Mapefloor I 900 is a low-viscosity epoxy resin that is used as a primer before the application of […]

Fibre-reinforced, polymer-modified flexible floor tile adhesive

Ardex X78 from Ardex is a fibre reinforced, polymer modified floor tile adhesive, which has been formulated with Microtec Technology. When mixed with water, a smooth, creamy, pourable mortar is produced which easily enables full coverage to be achieved on the back of floor tiles, the company says. It also has double extended open time […]

Flooring adhesives support vinyl and carpet installations

The W.W. Henry Company has announced four new adhesives and substrate preparation products. The 647 PlumPro fast-track, roll-apply vinyl adhesive is moisture resistant up to 95% RH and pressure-sensitive in just minutes. It can open to traffic immediately and has an 8-hour working time. Approved for use on all substrates, it can be used with […]

Tongue and groove flooring adhesive works with floating wood floors

DriTac 8100 tongue and groove flooring adhesive from DriTac is wood glue that is formulated for all types of laminate and floating wood floors. The adhesive can also be used over radiant heat systems. Providing a bond at the tongue and groove, the adhesive is white in colour, which makes it is easy to see […]

Epoxy setting floor and wall mortar

Kerapoxy 410 from Mapei bonds to urethane/epoxy mesh backings, exterior walls and other applications. Solvent-free, 100 percent-solids, the epoxy setting floor and wall mortar is suited for areas where the most chemical-resistant setting material is necessary. The product has high compressive strength, which is said to provide excellent impact strength in commercial facilities. It is […]