Cement grout provides colour consistency

Prism Ultimate Performance cement grout from Custom Building Products is said to offer an exclusive, calcium-aluminate formula that controls hydration to ensure colour consistency without shading or mottling, regardless of weather conditions. In addition, the product does not contribute to unsightly efflorescence, the company says, which means callbacks to address installation problems can be avoided. […]

Water-based, acrylic, textured coating for concrete

Elastocolor Texture from Mapei is a coating for use on exterior, above-grade, new and previously coated concrete and masonry surfaces. The coating’s unique blend of aggregates produces an attractive, high-build, textured finish, the company says, and is suitable for use on restoration projects to reduce the appearance of surface imperfections and repairs or wherever a […]

Natural stone marble slabs mimic waves

In an expression of natural elegance, drawn from the rarest quarries, Antolini has introduced its Noir Blanc marble stone. The effect is like peering down on the gentle waves of a moonlit ocean, the company says, the white textures dance softly in the wind on the flowing marble. The dark background forms the canvas with […]

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 […]

Paver support system for easier exterior installations

Troba-Level is a paver support system from Schluter designed specifically for use with thick porcelain tiles rated for exterior use. The paver support system, or pedestals, supports the tiles above the substrate with no bonding system required. This elevated system is said to have a number of advantages over traditional bonded tile methods including simple […]

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 […]

Ceramic floor tiles present geometrical patterns

FS Yard ceramic floor tile from Peronda offers a geometrical pattern said to bring personality to living spaces. The tile model comes in 3 colours – black, blue and sage – combinable with the company’s FS-0 model and with the FS Ivy collection. FS Yard also features a rectangular glossy monochrome wall tile model called […]

Ceramic tile collection in two new formats

Tau has announced the first Capsule Edition of its Fluid collection. The two new formats added to the four-series portfolio are in 90 x 90 and 25 x 150 cm sizes. Brest is a strong wood of broad and deep vein in the new 25 x 125 format that is presented in four colours with […]

Porcelain tile sports wood grain appearance

Lamosa USA has introduced Old Fashioned, a wood-look porcelain tile with a grain that recalls the character of whiskey. The tile is available in four colours, with 8 in. planks ranging from 24 to 48 in. long for a realistic look. The tile is suitable for commercial, kitchen, bathroom, outdoor and indoor use.

Anti-microbial effect ceramic tiles

The Tech Land ceramic tile collection from Natucer produces the colour of fired natural clay and its wide shading. The floor tile is said to offer a high resistance both to wear in the most demanding climates. Its high anti-slip resistance makes the product suitable to be used in wet areas. The tile surface has […]