ALFALIQ LATEX

Description

Polymer Latex, used as an admixture to significantly improve the properties of mortars in several ways.

 

Benefits

  • improves plasticity and workability of fresh mortar.
  • increases adhesion to the substrate.
  • improves elasticity.
  • eliminates shrinkage and prevents resulting cracks.
  • increases abrasion resistance.
  • makes mortars water impermeable.

 

Applications

Ideal for cement-based adhesives, grouts, mortars, self-levelling compounds etc.

Product Identity

  • Appearance: Liquid
  • Colour: White
  • Packaging & Weight: Plastic containers of 1Lt, 4Lt, 10Lt and 20 Lt
  • Storage: 12 months in unopened packing    

 

Application Data

  • Mixing ratio: 1:1 – 1:5
  • Application temperature: +5ºC-+35ºC

Substrates Preparation

  • The substrate must be clean and free of dust, loose materials, oil, grease or old plaster, paint etc.
  • It should be thoroughly dampened but without water accumulation.  

 

Preparing the mix

  • ALFALIQ LATEX is added into the mixing water of the mortar. The LATEX / water ratio could be from 1:1 up to 1:5, depending on the desired effect and the technical requirements. 
  • LATEX solution should be added in the mixer, before mortar, to avoid lumps. Note that working time of mortars with Latex is slightly increased.

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