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Multifix – pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive-Technical Data Sheet

By  Last updated: 4th September 2010

Multifix – pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive-Technical Data Sheet

DESCRIPTION
Multifix is a pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive suitable for
most interior wall applications. Multifix is safe to use, non-toxic, easy to spread, even
on vertical surfaces and because of its initial grab, tiles adhere immediately. Multifix
has a long open time for tile adjustments which makes it convenient for the tradesman
or handyman. Multifi x is suitable for use in areas as specifi ed by the Australian
Standard AS3958.1-1991 clause 3.5.2.1;3.5.2.2;3.5.3.1;3.5.3.2;3.5.4.1;3.5.4.2;3.5.4.
3;3.5.5.1;3.5.5.2.
SURFACE PREPARATION
All surfaces must be clean, dry, and be free from dust, grease, wax, oil, laitance, curing compounds, paint, friable
material and all other contaminants that are likely to prevent the adhesive bonding. Building boards must be fi xed
in accordance to manufacturer’s printed directions. Cement render must be allowed to cure for 7 days, concrete
to be left with a wood fl oat fi nish and allowed to cure for at least 28 days. Porous or dusty surfaces must be
primed with ASA Multiprime prior to tiling. Smooth steel trowel fi nished concrete must be mechanically abraided
to increase adhesion.
EXPANSION JOINTS
Movement joints should be incorporated in the tile layout in accordance with AS3958.1-1991 clauses 5.4.5.1 to 6.
APPLICATION
Apply the adhesive to the prepared substrate using the appropriate notched trowel for the size of the tile being laid.
Push tiles into the adhesive before it skins over. At least 80% of the adhesive must be in contact with substrate
and tile. Allow at least 24 hours before grouting.
GROUTING
Use the appropriate ASA grout, allowing joint widths of 1.5mm to 6mm for walls as per AS3958.1-1991 clause
5.4.6.
CLEAN UP
Multifi x can be removed from the surface of the tiles using a damp cloth while the adhesive is still wet. Tools and
equipment can be cleaned with warm water and detergent prior to adhesive drying.
PACKAGING
20 litre,15 litre, 10 litre, 4 litre and 1 litre plastic pails.
COVERAGE
Using a 6mm x 6mm notched trowel, 1 litre will cover approximately 1m² on a true fl at surface.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
This product is non-toxic and has no known harmful effects. It is advisable to wear gloves and use good occupational
health and safety practices to avoid personal contact. For more detailed information refer to product MSDS.
SHELF LIFE
Unopened pails can be stored for up to 12 months in a cool, dry and weatherproof environment.

Technical Data Sheet 

http://asanzltd.com/pdffiles/Paste/MULTIFIX.pdf

 

 

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