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Industrial Flooring

TAL HYBRIDFIX

By Tal  |  2024-05-30  |   | views

Discover TAL Hybridfix, the revolutionary floor tile adhesive designed for resilient PVC composite flooring. Explore why it's perfect for high-traffic areas, offering a watertight fix with rapid setting times and enhanced moisture tolerance. Ideal for commercial and retail spaces. [...]




Tiling

BED THICKNESS EXPLAINED

By Tal  |  2024-03-05  |   | views

This article explores the critical aspects of tile installation, focusing on the importance of achieving the correct bed thickness using an appropriate notched trowel. It delves into factors such as substrate levelness, compensating for imperfections, and the influence of tile size on bed thickness requirements. The piece also highlights techniques like "levelling up" and "double trowelling" for specific scenarios, emphasizing the significance of trowel notch size. It concludes by stressing the importance of selecting the right adhesive and considering project-specific factors for a successful tile installation. [...]




Tiling

CALCULATING TILE ADHESIVE

By Tal  |  2024-03-05  |   | views

This article emphasizes the importance of precise calculations when determining the amount of tile adhesive needed for a project. It begins by outlining steps to measure the installation area and recommends adding 10% for potential errors or extra tiles. The article stresses the influence of various factors such as tile size, substrate levels, environmental conditions, and workmanship on adhesive requirements. The inclusion of large format tiles and the technique of "double trowelling" are highlighted. It concludes by emphasizing the importance of selecting the correct TAL adhesive for the project and referencing the manufacturer's instructions on the bag. Technical advice and support contact details are provided for further assistance. [...]