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  • Spot Bonding Adhesives – LATAPOXY® 310

  • LATAPOXY® 310 EPOXY ANCHOR ADHESIVE
    LATAPOXY® 310 epoxy anchor adhesive is a two component non-sag high strength epoxy chemical anchor ideally suited for spot fixing or attaching marble or stone slabs on walls and for installing marble tiles or heavy tiles in ceilings. LATAPOXY® 310 is ideal for external facades.

    • Available in Standard and Rapid versions

      310 Standard – 5 Kg and 10 Kg

      310 Rapid – 5 Kg and 10 Kg

       

       

    • The coverage for LATAPOXY® 310 Rapid Stone Adhesive will vary depending upon the amount of product required to plumb the wall. The chart below is based on 10% coverage of the area of each tile or stone piece:

       

    • Off white when mixed. May be coloured with dry pigments.

    • • Non-Staining
      • Withstands shock and vibration
      • Durable permanent bond
      • Ideal for use on dry or damp surfaces
      • Can be used for fabricating marble and stone assemblies
      • No clamps / mechanical anchor needed

    • SURFACE PREPARATION:

      • Before using, store materials at room temperature for best working consistency. Low temperature will result in harder mixing. High temperature will shorten pot life of the material.
      • All surfaces must be sound, clean, free of oil, dust, wax, curing agents, laitance or any other contamination.
      • Concrete surfaces may be dry or damp during application. Other surfaces like glass, metal etc. must be dry.
      • Mechanical scarifying or sanding by disk or water blasting is highly recommended to remove contamination or when application on old concrete, to remove carbonized layer.
      • Concrete slabs, at short distance from the sea shore, must be washed frequently from possible accumulated salts.
      • Application on steel and especially on stainless steel, may require diluted acid washing and/or sanding of the metal surface.

      MIXING:

      • Combine equal volumes of part A and part B and mix thouroghly for 2-3 minutes until UNIFORM colour
      • Non uniform mixing will result in inferior material, sticky, staining, which will cure to reach the designed properties of the material. Properly mixed material, will NOT stain white or any bright colour marble.
      • Mixing of small quantities can be done by spatula, margin trowel or putty knife, larger quantities can be mixed with an electrical mixer at LOW speed.
      • Minimum application temperature is 5 °C .(40°F).
      • Beware that working in temperatures over 35°C, shorten drastically the working time of the epoxy.

      APPLICATION: 

      • Dusted surfaces should be cleaned with a damp sponge or cloth.
      • Apply LATICRETE® 310 standard to back of stone in the form of dabs.
      • Place the stone on the surface and apply slight pressure to level and make contact between the two surfaces, and level to desired plane.
      • Make sure that under no circumstances, the thickness of the material, after in place, will be less than 6 mm. (Epoxies generate heat while curing. If thickness is minimal, relative to bonding surface, heat loss to the surfaces is too quick, resulting in poorer performance of the cured material!)
      • The uncured material is water cleanable, and can be easily cleaned from tools, surfaces or hand with water and nylon pad.
      • The material in non -toxic, but can develop a rash to sensitive skin. Good workmanship practice require the use of gloves when working with epoxies.
      • Cured material can be removed only by mechanical means. 

      HINTS FOR STONE APPLICATIONS BY SPOT BONDING:

      For best results follow these instructions:

      • Calculate approximate coverage of stone surface to be not less than 10% of stone area.  For example, if your stone is 60X60 cm. The total bonding surface required is 10% of 3600 cm²=360 cm². You can either bond by 4 dubs approx. sizes of 10X10 cm, 5 dabs approx. size of 8.5X8.5 cm.
      • Uneven and not levelled walls, will create a gap between the back of the tile and the wall surface. One of the biggest advantages of the spot bonding, is the technique to gap those distances, with almost no extra material! This is achieved by bonding tile or any hard spacer, size of the required dab, to the back of the tile, prior to bonding it to the wall.
      • Ceilings and soffits can be easily installed by bonding with the standard version.
      • Spot bonding marble, granite, adhered masonry veneer and large format ceramic tile on walls and overheads, interior or exterior applications. 
      • Ideal for fireplace surrounds, elevators and stair risers. 
      • Adhesive for bedding and fastening marble, granite and other stone slabs on walls and wainscoting. 
      • Adhesive for fabricating granite, marble and other stone