Tile Adhesives and Grouts
Vetoset CA547

Polymer modified water resistant adhesive for fixing pool, fountain & water tank tiles.

 

Uses
For use in all types of tiles for water tanks, swimming pools, fountains and submerged conditions.
Tiling on smooth concrete surfaces, lightweight bricks, blocks, plaster boards.
Tiling on wall surfaces that are plastered with water resistant plasters such as Vetonit Render & Vetonit Base WR on damp concrete interiors.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetoset CA547 is a cementitious mortar adhesive composed of hydraulic binders, selected aggregates and special additives. It is supplied as a dry powder in pre-weighed bags ready to use on site, which requires only addition of clean water to produce easily workable mortar. Vetoset CA547 is suitable to use as dry set fixing mortar particularly for pool, fountain & water tank ceramic wall & floor tiles. Vetoset CA547 is applied in thickness from 3mm to 10mm, depending upon type of tiles and quality of substrate.

 

Advantages
  • Factory controlled pre-blend ensures consistent high quality. 

  • Requires only addition of water on-site at the time of usage.

  • Superior bond in wet & immersed water conditions

  • Easy tile installation that enables high Productivity. 

  • Superior workability. 

  • Excellent Slip resistance.

  • Excellent Adhesion on variety of tiles available in the local market.

  • Suitable for internal &  external applications.

  • Suitable for dry & wet conditions.

  • Suitable for horizontal & vertical surfaces.

Compiliance Standard
  • BS:EN 12004 as C2TE S1

  • ISO 13007

  • ASTM C348 & C349

Packaging & Coverage

Vetoset CA547 is supplied in 20Kg bags, with coverage: 4.0 – 5.5 m²/20Kg bag @ 3mm notched trowel

Stated consumptions data are for general guidance. Actual consumption depends on the nature of substrate, method of application and wastages extra.

 

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed container of Vetoset CA547 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 25ºC.

 

Colors
White Powder
Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing

For the preparation of mortar adhesive, pour into a container 5.4 - 6.4 liters of water for 20 Kg bag of Vetoset CA547. Add the powder to the water and mix with a low speed electric drill fitted with a suitable paddle for 3-4 minutes, until a uniform, lump-free consistency is achieved. Allow the mixed material to stand for about 10 minutes and remix briefly with no further water to be added. 

It can also be blended manually for small quantity but ensure correct amount of powder to water is maintained. 

If required, add 0.5Ltr of Saveto Bond 2 to the mixing water followed by addition of powder.

Mixed material can be used within 2 hours. 

Do not add water to the mix, once the mortar adhesive starts to harden.

Application

Spread the mixed mortar adhesive and firmly pressed onto the surface to be tiled and work with notched trowel. Spread the mortar adhesive to an area that can be tiled within 10-15 minutes. Tiles are then firmly pressed over the mortar adhesive and immediately knocked into the  desired position. Position of the tiles can be adjusted, if required, within its adjustability time of  10-15 minutes after installation. Allow the installed tiles to remain undisturbed for at least 48 hours.

Mortar adhesive must not rise higher in the joints than halfway the thickness of the tiles.

It is recommended to use Vetofill CG552 for filling the joint gaps after 2 days of tile installation.

Cleaning

Tools and equipment can be cleaned with water immediately after use. Hardened materials will require removal by mechanical means.

 

Surface Preparation

The surface should be sound, clean, free from loose material, grease, laitance, dirt, curing compound, etc. 

Wet the all surfaces with clean water prior to the application of Vetoset CA547. Surface should appear damp with no water pooling. 

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetoset CA547 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 & water. In case of eyes irritation, immediately wash with copious amount of clean cold water. Seek medical advice.

Vetoset CA547 is non-flammable.

Important note

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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