Lion Tile Adhesive :

“Lion Tile Adhesive” is a cementitious ready-mix powder which is thin-bed and a highly tensile polymer modified product. Its unique properties make it ideal for fixing ceramic / vitrified tiles / mosaic tiles / natural stones like granite, marble etc., to most building substrates.

LION LILESpecial Properties of “Lion Tile Adhesive” :

  •                 Preparation is simple, just add water.
  •                 Although cement based, requires no curing.
  •                 It can be used in damp areas.
  •                 Excellent tensile adhesion strength.
  •                 Grouting is possible on the same day.
  •                 Polymer modified formulation enhances its durability.
  •                 Being ready to use, the product saves considerable time and labour.
  •                 Non-hazardous.

Area of Use :

  •                 To fix wall and floor tiles, natural stones like granite, marble etc.
  •                 Cementitious screeds.
  •                 Cement Mortar beds.
  •                 Bathrooms and kitchens.
  •                 Fixing the facades.
  •                 Swimming pools.

Surface Preparation :

The surface should be clean, dry and free from dust, grease / oil and other contaminates.

Concrete Floor and Walls :

Allow at least 4 weeks for concrete to cure prior to tiling. Screeds must be 5-7 days old and properly cured. The surface should be properly leveled for the best result of “Lion Tile Adhesive”. Remove curing compounds, if any, from the surface.

Existing TIles :

Existing tiles must be roughened mechanically with wire brush.

Painted Surfaces :

Oil-based paint should be removed by roughening mechanically and loose flaking paint should be removed completely. Allow the surface to dry after cleaning.

Fiber Cement Sheets :

Fiber cement sheet must be primed with water and all joints must be taped with PVC duct tape and fixed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Preparation of “Lion Tile Adhesive”

  •                 Take a small amount of water in a bucket and gradually add “Lion Tile Adhesive” in it. Mix the product with water in the ratio of approximately 1:4.
  •                 Mixing can be done manually or by stirrer.
  •                 Mixing to be done till homogenous mix is obtained.
  •                 After proper mixing, leave the paste for 5-10 minutes for polymeric dispersion before application.
  •                 The paste should be kept away from direct sunlight, heat and used within 2 hours of preparation (After mixing with water)

Do’s about “Lion Tile Adhesive”

  •                 Before fixing the tiles, natural stones, plywoods etc., clean the backsides of these with wet cloth to remove all dust particles.
  •                 Apply a layer of adhesive on the substrate and spread it by notch trowel.
  •                 Lay the tiles / stones and press firmly. Then knock properly with a rubber hammer in order to spread the adhesive equally and for a good contact.
  •                 Remove any surplus adhesive on the face of the tiles.
  •                 Any adjustment should be done within 30 minutes and before the adhesive starts hardening.
  •                 Wait for at least 12 hours before grouting for better result.

Don’ts about “Lion Tile Adhesive”

Avoid very high speed mixing when electric mixing equipments are used.

Coverage

70-80 sq.ft. per 25 Kg. with notch trowel for a bed of 3-4 mm. (Please note that coverage will depend upon the undulation of the base substrate and thickness of material used.)

Useful Tips :

  • “Lion Tile Adhesive” should be stored in a cool and dry place.
  • It is recommended that when fixing ceramic tiles, a minimum spacing of 3mm should be left around each tile.
  • Excess adhesive should be removed using a damp sponge or cloth before the material has set.
  • Floors are ready to receive light foot traffic after 24 hours and can be put into full use after 48-72 hours.
  • Although “Lion Tile Adhesive” in non-hazardous, following precautions should be adhered.
  • Keep out of reach of the children.
  • Avoid inhalation of dust.
  • In case of Contact with eyes, rinse eyes with plenty of water and consult a doctor immediately.

Packaging

“Lion Tile Adhesive” is available in 5 Kg, 10 Kg and 24 Kg bags.

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