Professional grade adhesive to work with large tile format & multiple types of tiles (C2TE S1)
Vetoset CA540 is a cement based professional grade highly deformable tile adhesive that works with most types of tiles and flexible substrates. The product is composed of a blend of cements, carefully selected aggregates, special additives and polymers that provide Vetoset CA540 with its uniqe properties. The product is suitable for internal as well as external use.
- BS EN 12004:2010 as C2TE S1
- ISO13007: 2010 as C2TE S1
- TCNA recommendations for use with large format tiles.
Vetoset CA540 supplied in 20 Kg Bag Yield: 18 Liters
Original sealed container of Vetoset CA540 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 25ºC.
Add to the mixing container 6-6.5 liters of water for each 20 Kg bag of Vetoset CA540. Add the powder to the water and mix with a mechanical mixer or low speed heavy duty electric drill fitted with a suitable paddle for 3-4 minutes, until a uniform, lump-free consistency is achieved.
Apply a thin layer of the adhesive onto the substrate using the flat edge of the trowel. Comb the adhesive with a suitable notched trowel horizontally to achieve a bed thickness of 2 - 5 mm. Place the tiles with firm pressure to ensure proper contact with the adhesive.
If more deformability is needed to reach S2 specifications It is always better to work in a manageable area that can be tiled within the open time of the adhesive. Leave the tiled surfaces for 24 hours before grouting.
The mixing water is either completely replaced or partially replaced by 2.5 liters of Vetobond AB432 depending on the flexibility needed.
Tools and equipment can be cleaned with water immediately after use. Hardened materials will require removal by mechanical means.
Substrate should be sound, clean, free from loose material, grease, laitance, dirt, curing compound, or any other substance that might impair the quality of bond with the substrate.
Concrete, hollow blocks and cement based substrates must be sufficiently cured and irrigated by water 1hour prior to application. Gypsum boards, plaster boards, anhydrite screeds, must be sufficiently dry and free from dust. These substrates must be primed with Vetobond AB432.
Vetoset CA540 is highly alkaline therefore avoid direct contact with eyes or skin. It is recommended to use protective gloves and goggles during application. Any skin contact should be washed with soap and water. In case of eyes irritation, immediately wash with copious amount of clean cold water. Seek medical advice.
Vetoset CA540 is non-flammable.
For further information, please refer to material safety data sheet.
Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.
Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.
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