Adhesives

The Tile Doctor

This adhesive is mixed using cement, sometimes sand, and water to form a trowel able or brush able consistency. CEMENT SLURRY. Generally, this mixture can only be used on a substrate or mortar bed that is still plastic. General

Know Your Cement Based Tile Adhesives

The London Tile Co.

What Are The Differences Between Cement Based Tile Adhesives? There are many different types of tile adhesive available today, each for a different purpose and application. Cement based adhesives are primarily split into two different classes, C1 and C2 – but what do these mean?

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Lead Time Reduced at IPS Adhesives

Stone Update

Distribution improvements speed delivery of Integra Adhesives and SCIGRIP products. Featured Company Insider News

IPS Adhesives Establishes Center of Excellence

Stone Update

North Carolina facility offers quicker response and enhanced support for Integra Adhesives customers. Featured Company Insider News

Integra Adhesives Now Part of SCIGRIP

Stone Update

British Columbia surfacing-adhesive company acquired by division of global producer IPS Corporation. Featured Company News

Bostik Opens Dallas Adhesives Plant

Stone Update

Facility includes automated manufacturing and onsite training/demonstration. Featured Company News

Introducing the Next Wave of HENRY® Flooring Adhesives: Building on Legendary Performance

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Since 1933 the HENRY ® brand has represented innovative, high-performance flooring adhesives and substrate preparation products, and this new line of products delivers on that tradition. HENRY ® 647 PlumPro™ Fast-Track, Roll-Apply Vinyl Adhesive is moisture resistant up to 95% RH and pressure-sensitive in just minutes. HENRY ® 695 High RH Vinyl Flooring Adhesive is a pressure-sensitive or wet-set adhesive for the installation of LVT, LVP and vinyl-backed sheet flooring.

Bostik's New Dallas Plant to Produce Ceramic Tile Adhesives and Floor Preparation Products

The A to Z of Building

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for construction, consumer and industrial manufacturing markets, has announced the opening of its new Dallas plant, one of many strategic plants being

New Liquid Nails Extreme Landscape Block, Stone and Timber Adhesive from PPG

The A to Z of Building

LIQUID NAILS® brand today announced the launch of Extreme Landscape Block, Stone and Timber Adhesive (LN-906). The new product bonds all stone, block and timber into one super-strong structure.

See Why Mastic Adhesive Is OK For TIle | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

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Tile Install Tools, Adhesives, And Use | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

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Liverpool Engineers Build Adhesive-Free 100% Timber Building at Ness Gardens

The A to Z of Building

Engineers at the University of Liverpool, alongside industrial partners, have designed and built an adhesive free timber office building at Ness Gardens on the Wirral in order to evaluate a more

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

Tile Excellence

After the tile is removed, the task of chipping off the thinset or adhesive is the next step and can be very difficult and time-consuming - as well as creating a mess and a lot of dust! Once you've removed all the adhesive, you can re-adhere your replacement tile back in place of the one you've removed, wait some time for it to dry, and then re-grout the repaired area with the same color grout as the rest of the area around the repair.

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Henkel Adhesive Technologies Launches New NO MORE NAILS WET GRAB Construction Adhesive

The A to Z of Building

Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the leading solution provider worldwide for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, today announced the launch of NO MORE NAILS® WET GRAB®, an instant grab

Tips On Used Adhesive and Grout | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

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Royal Adhesives & Sealants Canada to Acquire All Assets of Chemque

The A to Z of Building

Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC (Royal) a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal) announced that its subsidiary Royal Adhesives & Sealants Canada LTD will acquire substantially

New Root Inhibiting Drain Pipe Adhesive from T. Christy

The A to Z of Building

Christy Enterprises launches the first and only drain pipe adhesive that seals joints and prevents root intrusion in underground drainage pipe. The new patent-pending adhesive – called

Global Adhesive Specialist, Bostik, Opens New Production Plant in Malaysia

The A to Z of Building

Bostik, the leading global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, has expanded its cementitious powder manufacturing capabilities with the recent opening

Formulators Receives Patent Protection for Aquaflex Waterproof Adhesive Technology

The A to Z of Building

Formulators is proud to announce the issuance of patent protection for its waterproof adhesive technology marketed as the Aquaflex™ moisture mitigation system. The patent for invention

What Do Arrows On My Tile Mean?

How to Floor Tile

adhesive back directional arrows on tile peel and stick peel and stick back tile porcelain install porcelain tile vinyl vinyl tileWhen you open up a box of vinyl tile with a peel and stick backing there are common direction marks for the tile. You want all these tiles running in the same direction on install. Painting outside these lines will get you into trouble and as happens from time to time I am tasked with fixing it.

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Global Construction Adhesive Market Forecast to Grow at 3.7% CAGR

The A to Z of Building

The report "Construction Adhesive Market by Type (Silicone, Epoxy, Polyurethane), by Technology (Waterborne, Solvent borne, Thermoset Resin), and by Application (On site, Offsite, Civil) - Global

Question from reader and my responce - Tile Excellence - Blogger

Tile Excellence

However, I have a question about adhesives and waterproofing and crack isolation membrane, specifically Mapelastic AquaDefense, which is a paint on membrane which was recommended when I was picking up quick pitch systems and floor mud and I said sure; @ $50 a gallon. So given this, I suppose my questions are: 1) Is Type 1 Mastic a better adhesive that latex or acrylic thinset and which of those two are better? Friday, April 18, 2014. Question from reader and my responce.

How to Install Starlike Grout

The Tile Doctor

Starlike is the only product that can be used in three diferent ways: as an Epoxy filler for grouting, an adhesive for tiles, or a decorative wall smoother. Learn how to prepare and install Starlike Grout.

Orgill Spring Dealer Market Show Featuring HENRY Adhesives

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Be sure to visit the HENRY adhesives booth (#2461) at the Orgill Spring Dealer Market Show in Orlando February 25-27! Did You Know? In the News

Tips On Finding A Good Tile Contractor

How to Floor Tile

adhesive basketweave tile bath design bath remodel bath tile bathroom design element black mold ceramic tile shower pan tile removal A question we all run into from time to time is finding a qualified contractor to perform your tile job or remodel. This can be hard but there are some tips that might help. Reason for work Does your shower leak? Do you just want something newer and cleaner? Do you have loose tile and having a difficult time keeping down mold?

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Adhesives Market in Global Construction Industry Forecast to Reach $8.63 Billion by 2019

The A to Z of Building

The market for adhesives in the global construction industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $8.63 billion by 2019. The major drivers of the market are increasing construction and

Global Construction Adhesive Market Projected to Grow at 5.13% CAGR to Around $10.56 Billion in 2020

The A to Z of Building

The report "Construction Adhesive Market by Type (Acrylic, Polyurethane, Polyvinyl Acetate, Epoxy, & Others), by Technology (Waterborne, Solvent Borne, Reactive, & Others), by Application

Novel Adhesive Technology Could Help Bond Items in Wet, Moist Conditions

The A to Z of Building

A Purdue University chemist has developed an adhesive technology that could help bond items in wet, moist conditions such as human tissue or underwater construction - by studying mussels and oysters

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New Products!

Stone Update

Thin-veneer limestone, marble-inspired surfaces, color matching for adhesives, water clear epoxies, stainless-steel sink and more. Featured Latest Batch Products

Lumber Liquidators Offers Bostik Adhesives for Solid Hardwood Floors

The A to Z of Building

Over time, homeowners who couldn't nail into concrete subflooring haven't been able to enjoy the rich looks and extensive benefits of solid hardwood flooring. They just couldn't trust an

Bostik, Begley Light Up Times Square

Stone Update

Actor with green ethos promotes adhesive company’s enviro-friendly product. Featured Company News

Bostik Becomes Official Partner of Tour de France

Stone Update

Specialty adhesives business line of Arkema upgrades sponsorship for 2017 and 2018 cycling events. Featured Company Insider News

Spanish Companies Showcase Trends and Innovations at Coverings 2021

Tile of Spain USA

Digitally deposited adhesives fix particles of frit to recreate the worn classic glaze. Spanish companies exhibit product innovations and trends during Coverings 2021, North America’s largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference.

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Bostik Inaugurates New R&D Center in France

Stone Update

Facility for global adhesive company employs more than 100 within 16,000 ft². Featured Company News

TISE Honors “Best of” 2016 Products

Stone Update

Integra Adhesives, Continental D.I.A. Diamond Products Inc. win top stone-industry awards. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Tile Over Tile? "What?" | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

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Engineered Wood, What Is It And Why Would I Buy It?

How to Floor Tile

a foot and the adhesive about $35 a bucket for glue down. Engineered wood, is a thin veneer of a perhaps and expensive hardwood that looks warm and beautiful at less than 1/2 the cost of the real thing. This gorgeous warm wood I installed last year ran around $3.00

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Bostik Repeats as Tour de France Sponsor

Stone Update

Adhesives specialist will be official supplier of iconic cycling event with marketing and customer events to boost company visibility. Featured Company News

LokDots For Carpet Tile

Focus Floors and Furnishings

I have found LokDots are a great solution when it comes to the roll on full spread adhesive for the installation of Shaw carpet tiles. They are easier to use and much faster than a traditional adhesive. They are more easily stored than 4 gallon pails of adhesive and are more environmentally friendly to ship due the weight difference. One shelve is equal to more than two 4 gallon 35 pound pails of adhesive. I just wanted to talk a little about LokDots.

The Tile Doctor® to Distribute World Renowned Litokol Starlike®Grout Products in North America

Tile Doctor

As the exclusive supplier of Litokol Crystal Glass Grout™, and Litokol Starlike® grouting products and adhesives in North America, the company will market. The Tile Doctor®, source for innovative tile products, announced today that it is expanding its product offerings to include products from Litokol, makers of performance grouting products.

Five Benefits Of Electric Underfloor Heating

The London Tile Co.

Self-adhesive mats make electric underfloor heating quick and easy to install. Just 5 of the benefits of installing electric underfloor heating in your home. Frees up wall space and eliminate dust traps by removing radiators and pipes. Save money with a more efficient and consistent heating system. Warms cold tile floors and quickly evaporates surface water in wetrooms. Adds a touch of luxury and comfort to your home. Advice electric underfloor heating UFH underfloor heating

#FlexBoneFriday: EVB Homes

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX AF 207™ Pre-Mixed, Rapid Set Uncoupling Membrane Bonding Adhesive, ARDEX X 78™ MICROTEC® Semi-Pourable Tile and Stone Mortar, and ARDEX WA™ High Performance, 100% Solids Epoxy Grout and Adhesive in Stone Beach were also used First time FLEXBONE® installer, Eric Von Behren of EBB Homes, recently used ARDEX UI 740™ FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membrane for a 60 sq.

HENRY® 422 – The Ultimate Wet-Set

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

HENRY® 422 Premium Vinyl-Backed Flooring Adhesive is the premium, installer-grade adhesive for the fast and permanent installation of solid vinyl tile and vinyl plank, luxury vinyl tile, vinyl stair treads, vinyl-backed carpet and carpet tile, and vinyl-backed resilient sheet flooring.