Ardex Products

Ardex Products

Ardex X4 Tile and Stone Mortar


The ideal everyday tile and stone mortar delivering performance and value. A very easy to mix and apply, polymer-modified mortar with good sag resistance and strength. Use over common interior surfaces and horizontal exterior installations of porcelain tile over concrete or masonry surfaces. ARDEX 4 is recommended for most common tile sizes.
• Use for setting porcelain, quarry, ceramic and most natural stone tiles
• Water and frost resistant
• Interior and exterior use, floors and walls

Ardex X5 Flexible Tile and Stone Mortar


The ideal everyday solution for the installation of large format tiles. A highly versatile, polymer modified mortar with an easy to apply creamy consistency ideal for setting all sizes of porcelain, ceramic, quarry, mosaic and most natural stone tile over common interior surfaces and exterior concrete and masonry surfaces.
• Ideal for everyday large format tile installations
• Versatile and flexible with very good sag resistance
• Exterior or interior, floors and walls including porcelain
• Use as a thin set to medium bed up to a 3/4” sq. notch trowel
• Very creamy, easy to apply consistency and no slake time
• 10 Year SystemOneTM Warranty when used with ARDEX FLEXBONE® uncoupling solutions

Ardex X77 MICROTEC® Fiber Reinforced Tile and Stone Mortar


Ideal for large format porcelain tile installations in the most demanding environments. A smooth, creamy and easy to trowel polymer-modified mortar formulated with MICROTEC® Technology with outstanding strength, flexibility and sag resistance. ARDEX X 77 is perfect solution for the most difficult installations in any environment including large format thin tile installations. The world’s most advanced tiling mortar!
• True 60-minute open time
• Unmatched sag resistance
• Unique creamy consistency; extremely easy to apply
• Ideal for high traffic areas and exterior facades
• Pot Life: 3 hours
• 40lb. (18 kg) and 20lb. (9 kg) bag; Gray and White
• Outstanding coverage: 110 sq. ft. (10.2 m²)

Ardex S28 MICROTEC® Rapid-Set, Rapid-Dry, Super-Format Tile and Uncoupling Membrane Mortar


A very unique, high-performance, rapid drying and rapid hardening, microfiber-reinforced, polymer-modified tile and stone mortar for interior installations. ARDEX S 28 is highly flexible with virtually no shrinkage and an extended open time, making it perfect for large and super format tile and stone installations.
• ARDEX Self Drying Technology ; Rapid Drying, Rapid Hardening and NO Shrinkage!
• Walk on and grout in just 4 hours
•Extended open time of 45 minutes
• Perfect for large and super-format tile and stone installations
• Excellent for use with ARDEX FLEXBONE® Uncoupling Membranes and other approved uncoupling membranes!
• Semi-pourable consistency; easily enables full tile coverage
• Thin to medium bed installation up to 5/8” (15 mm)
• Pot life: 75 minutes
•Adjustment time: 20 to 25 minutes
• 40 lb (18 kg) bag; Gray
• Outstanding coverage: 103 sq. ft. (9.5 m²) / 40 lb. bag

Ardex WA Epoxy Grout and Adhesive


A revolutionary solvent-free, two-component epoxy grout and adhesive with a unique creamy consistency. It is particularly suited for installations in swimming pools, hot tubs, showers, bathrooms, breweries, food processing facilities, industrial, restaurant kitchens, hospitals or any installation requiring high standards of hygiene and chemical resistance. Use for setting all types of tile including glass tile. So easy to apply and clean you won’t believe it’s an epoxy!
• Two-components
• Clean with water only
• Interior and exterior floor and wall aplications
• Waterproof and frost resistant
• Available in 35 ARDEX colors
• 100% solids

Ardex FL Rapid Set, Flexible Sanded Grout


FLTM Highly-versatile grout with a revolutionary creamy and fl uid consistency. ARDEX FL is extremely easly to apply and covers large areas in significantly less time than other grouts. Can be used with porcelain, glass, quarry, ceramic, mosaic and most natural stone tiles.
• Ideal for residential and commercial interior and exterior floor and walls
• Ideal for swimming pools, fountains and showers
• Stain resistant and water repellent
• Freeze/thaw resistant
• Naturally resistant to mold and mildew formation
• No sealer required
• No slake time
• Available in 35 ARDEX colors

Ardex FH Sanded Floor & Wall Grout


The ideal, every day, polymer-modified grout for use with most all common tiles including porcelain, glass, quarry, ceramic, mosaic and most natural stone tiles.
• Mix with water only
• Very easy to apply and clean
• Interior and exterior floor and wall applications
• Weather resistant
• Unaffected by water
• Available in 30 ARDEX colors

Ardex Flex Caulk Siliconized Acrylic Color Caulk


Premium siliconized acrylic color caulk used for caulking and sealing corners, edges and joints created by change-of- plane or change-of-materials in interior and exterior applications. Use ARDEX Flex Caulk™ for caulking countertops and around sinks, bathtubs and backsplashes, as well as in showers. For joints up to ½” wide.
• For use with ARDEX FL™, ARDEX FH™, ARDEX FG-C™ Grouts
• Color matched to ARDEX Grouts (25 popular colors available)
• Stain resistant
• Mold & mildew resistant
• Very flexible
• Use for interior and exterior installations
Available in 10.3 oz (310 mL) containers.

Ardex TL-1000 Self-Leveling Underlayment


Portland cement-based self-leveling underlayment with specialty polymers designed specifically for fast floor leveling prior to installing tile. ARDEX TL 1000 is used to smooth new or existing concrete, terrazzo and ceramic tile substrates.
• Walk on: 3 hours
• Tile installation: 6-8 hours (other floor coverings 1-3 days)
• Installation thickness: up to 1 1/4” (32 mm)
• Compressive Strength: 4000 psi at 28 days
• 50lb. (22.7 kg) bag, gray
• Coverage: 25 sq.ft. (2.3 m² per bag at 1/4”)

Ardex SKM Skimcoat Patch


ARDEX SKM™ can be used use over interior concrete, wood, ceramic or quarry tile, cutback and other non-water soluble adhesive residues. ARDEX SKM delivers a permanent, smooth, durable fi nish prior to the installation of fl oor coverings. ARDEX SKM hardens quickly, is very easy to apply and dries fast without shrinkage.
• Non-sanded for a true featheredge
• Creamy consistency; very easy to apply
• Trowels to a smooth, hard surface that can be easily sanded
• Install floor coverings in as little as 30 minutes

Ardex P51 Primer


ARDEX P 51™ is a solvent-free primer that improves the adhesion of ARDEX products over standard absorbent dry concrete substrates, as well as over other substrates in specialized applications. ARDEX P 51 also can be used over wood with select products such as ARDEX GS-4™ and ARDEX Liquid Backerboard™. Non-porous substrates such as burnished concrete, terrazzo, quarry and ceramic tile, and epoxy coatings must be primed with ARDEX P 82™ Ultra Prime. Specific substrate preparation requirements are provided in the individual Technical Brochures for each ARDEX product. Please refer to the ARDEX Technical Brochures for further information.
• For standard absorbent concrete
• Concentrated primer – dilutes with water
• Seals the substrate
• Improves the bond of ARDEX Underlayments and Toppings
• For interior use only

Ardex Liquid Backerboard 50 lb. (Wood or Concrete Substrates)


Self-Leveling Underlayment for Interior Wood and Concrete Subfloors. The Ultimate Smooth, Flat Surface for Tile Installations. Pourable, Portland cement-based material that replaces backerboard for a faster, easier, seamless installation eliminating the need to cut, fit, glue and fasten.
• No metal lath required
• One bag covers the same area as 3 sheets of backer board
• For use over wooden subfloors, concrete, terrazzo, ceramic tile and epoxy
• Mixes with just water, no additives required
• Ideal over in-floor heating
• Now approved for prefilling ARDEX UI 740TM FLEXBONE®!

Ardex SK-175 Membrane 108 sf/323 sf


Waterproofing Membrane and Vapor Retarder for Tile & Stone Installations ARDEX SK 175 is a pliable, sheet-applied, bonded waterproof membrane and vapor retarder constructed of polyethylene. Its high-performance fleece webbing securely bonds the membrane using ARDEX mortars prior to the installation of tile or stone in areas requiring topside waterproofing and enhanced vapor protection. Tile can be installed directly onto ARDEX SK 175.
• For topside waterproofing over floors and walls
• Very low perm rating acceptable for residential and commercial steam showers (.04)
• Interior and exterior use
• Ideal for swimming pools; just one layer required
• Use on balconies and terraces

Ardex SK-175 Seam Tape 5”x16’ & 5” x 98’


ARDEX SK-175 is a pliable, sheet-applied, bonded waterproof membrane and vapor retarder constructed of polyethylene. Its high-performance fleece webbing securely bonds the membrane using ARDEX mortars prior to the installation of tile or stone in areas requiring topside waterproofing and enhanced vapor protection. Tile can be installed directly onto ARDEX SK-175.
• For topside waterproofing over floors and walls
• Very low perm rating acceptable for residential and commercial steam showers (.04)
• Interior and exterior use
• Ideal for swimming pools; just one layer required
• Use on balconies and terraces

Ardex 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound


Two-component, solvent-free, Portland cement and acrylic-based liquid system that produces a flexible waterproof coating to protect substrates from topside side water infiltration. ARDEX 8+9™ provides an outstanding bonding layer for ARDEX tile and stone setting materials.
• Ideal for commercial or residential showers, bathrooms and kitchens
• Now Available in Gray or White
• Cement on cement for a stronger bond
• Rapid setting- tile in as little as 90 minutes
• Crack isolation up to 1/8” (3 mm)
• 1/3 less cost per sq. ft. than competitors’ products
• Easy to mix and apply

Ardex SK-25 Reinforcement Fabric 4.75” x 81.75’


ARDEX SK Mesh™ is a premium, non-woven, polyester mesh reinforcement fabric. The new 36” width is ideal for large crack isolation jobs and the existing 4.75” width is used for the reinforcement of ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound in changes of plane, changes of material, corners and for crack isolation. Also available for waterproofing tie-ins around drains with ARDEX 8+9 is ARDEX SK Drain™ Pre-Cut Drain Tie-In.

Ardex D 14™ Type 1 Premixed Tile Adhesive (Mastic)


A TYPE 1 premixed tile adhesive that is ideal for setting quarry, ceramic, mosaic and most natural stone tile over interior surfaces. Also, it can be used to set porcelain tile over absorbent interior surfaces. Use over interior concrete block, drywall, plaster, brick and existing tile. Can be used for tub surrounds and in intermittent wet areas.
•Easy to apply
•Floors up to 6” x 6” tiles, Walls up to 12” x 12” tiles
•Time to grout: walls: 24 hours, floors: 48 hours
•Working time: 60 minutes
•1 gallon and 3.5 gallon pails (kg), White
•Coverage: 80 sq. ft. (7.4 m²)

Ardex K 60™


ARDEX K 60™ ARDITEX offers unmatched fl exibility and adhesion. Install over: interior concrete, terrazzo, wood, ceramic and quarry tile, steel, select epoxy coating systems and non-water-soluble adhesive residue on concrete. Can be used on permanently wet areas prior to installing ARDEX MCTM Moisture Control Systems. Contact the ARDEX Technical Service department
for a jobsite recommendation.
• No mechanical profi ling or priming required in most applications
• No water required
• Portland cement and other hydraulic cements
• Self-smoothing, trowelable
• Latex leveling compound
• Interior use on, above or below grade

Ardex UI™ 720 Floating Uncoupling Membrane


ARDEX UI™ 720 FLEXBONE™ Floating Uncoupling Membrane is a revolutionary, loose-laid floating system that provides 100% uncoupling. The membrane’s separation from the underlying substrate results in significant time and cost savings through minimal required substrate preparation. ARDEX UI™ 720 FLEXBONE™ has a unique bone-shaped pattern with GripLock Technology for the highest level of mortar-to-membrane bond strength. The membrane is constructed of a highly durable, flexible plastic and a laminated, topside glass fiber mesh that contains self-sticking overlaps for easy seam connection. The membrane also contains more than 1,000 perforations per square foot for improved vapor pressure equalization.
•True 100% uncoupling
•Use with porcelain, ceramic, quarry and natural stone tiles
•Up to 50% time savings
•Helps prevent grout joint and tile damage
•Vapor pressure equalization
•Perfect for use over difficult substrates
•Ideal for frequently-changed floor coverings

Ardex UI™ 740 FLEXBONE™ Uncoupling Membrane


ARDEX UI™ 740 FLEXBONE™ Uncoupling Membrane is a high load-bearing uncoupling membrane ideal for large format tile in high traffic areas. The unique bone shape pattern with GripLock Technology delivers outstanding tensile bond strength. The system helps neutralize underlying substrate movement and supports and distributes heavy loads from above. Special high-performance felt helps provide vapor equalization. ARDEX UI™ 740 FLEXBONE™ can be used as a waterproof layer in bathrooms and wet areas.
•High load-bearing uncoupling membrane
•Suitable as a waterproofing membrane
•Ideal for large tile and stone in heavy traffic areas
•For use with porcelain, ceramic, quarry and natural stone tiles
•Helps prevent grout joint and tile damage from movement and deflection
•Higher shear and tensile bond strengths than comparable uncoupling membranes (independent tests at MPA Wiesbaden, Germany)
•For use in high stress areas, such as shopping malls, airports, office buildings, hospitals, etc.
•For use over wooden or concrete substrates

Ardex AF 207


Pre-Mixed, Rapid Set Uncoupling Membrane Bonding Adhesive. A high performance adhesive formulated for the installation of uncoupling membranes that allows for the immediate installation of tile once the membrane is set into place. Install uncoupling membrane over concrete, wood, OSB and gypsum subfl oors prior to the installation of tile or stone. Makes uncoupling
membrane installations extremely easy.
•Set tile immediately
•Ultimate convenience: pre-mixed and re-sealable containers
•GreenLine™ - Ultra low VOC’s, antimicrobial, water based, and solvent free
•Aggressive initial grab and ample working time
•Packaging: 1 and 4 gallon pails
•Coverage: 300 sq.ft. (4 gal. unit)

Ardex UD 158™ Seam Reinforcement Mesh Strip


This self-stick mesh strip is used on Ardex UI720 Flexbone floating membrane installations to bond the seams at the ends and cut areas of the mats.
• Use with Ardex UI720 Flexbone
• Bonds seams at ends and any cut areas
• Sold per 4-1/8” x 32-1/2 ft. roll

Ardex UD146™ Edge Insulation Strip


These self-adhering strips are used on Ardex UI720 Flexbone installations along the perimeter walls and around penetrations in the floor covering (columns, pipes, cabinets, etc.).
• Use with Ardex UI720 Flexbone
• For use along the perimeter walls
• Also used around penetrations in the fl oor
• Sold per 4-1/2” x 65-1/2” roll

Ardex UD156™ Movement Joint Tape


This self-stick tape is used with the Ardex Flexbone uncoupling system to cover the joints in the mats and protect against the entry of mortar and grout.
• Use with Ardex UI720 & UI740 Flexbone
• Protects against entry of mortar and grout
• Sold per 1-1/8” x 164 ft. roll