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Multifix – pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive-Technical Data Sheet

By  Last updated: 9th July 2013

Multifix – pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive-Technical Data Sheet

DESCRIPTION
Multifix is a pre-mixed acrylic based, white flexible ceramic tile adhesive suitable for
most interior wall applications. Multifix is safe to use, non-toxic, easy to spread, even
on vertical surfaces and because of its initial grab, tiles adhere immediately. Multifix
has a long open time for tile adjustments which makes it convenient for the tradesman
or handyman. Multif x is suitable for use in areas as specified by the Australian
Standard AS3958.1-1991 clause 3.5.2.1;3.5.2.2;3.5.3.1;3.5.3.2;3.5.4.1;3.5.4.2;3.5.4.
3;3.5.5.1;3.5.5.2.
SURFACE PREPARATION
All surfaces must be clean, dry, and be free from dust, grease, wax, oil, laitance, curing compounds, paint, friable
material and all other contaminants that are likely to prevent the adhesive bonding. Building boards must be fixed
in accordance to manufacturer’s printed directions. Cement render must be allowed to cure for 7 days, concrete
to be left with a wood fl oat finish and allowed to cure for at least 28 days. Porous or dusty surfaces must be
primed with ASA Multiprime prior to tiling. Smooth steel trowel finished concrete must be mechanically abraided
to increase adhesion.
EXPANSION JOINTS
Movement joints should be incorporated in the tile layout in accordance with AS3958.1-1991 clauses 5.4.5.1 to 6.
APPLICATION
Apply the adhesive to the prepared substrate using the appropriate notched trowel for the size of the tile being laid.
Push tiles into the adhesive before it skins over. At least 80% of the adhesive must be in contact with substrate
and tile. Allow at least 24 hours before grouting.
GROUTING
Use the appropriate ASA grout, allowing joint widths of 1.5mm to 6mm for walls as per AS3958.1-1991 clause
5.4.6.
CLEAN UP
Multifix can be removed from the surface of the tiles using a damp cloth while the adhesive is still wet. Tools and
equipment can be cleaned with warm water and detergent prior to adhesive drying.
PACKAGING
20 litre,15 litre, 10 litre, 4 litre and 1 litre plastic pails.
COVERAGE
Using a 6mm x 6mm notched trowel, 1 litre will cover approximately 1m² on a true fl at surface.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
This product is non-toxic and has no known harmful effects. It is advisable to wear gloves and use good occupational
health and safety practices to avoid personal contact. For more detailed information refer to product MSDS.
SHELF LIFE
Unopened pails can be stored for up to 12 months in a cool, dry and weatherproof environment.

Technical Data Sheet

http://asanzltd.com/pdffiles/Paste/MULTIFIX.pdf

http://www.bostik.com.au

Victorian Head Office
51-71 High Street Thomastown Victoria 3074
Tel: +613 9279 9333 Fax:+613 9279 9270

New South Wales Office
21 Tattersall Road, Kings Park NSW 2148
Tel: +612 8825 3488 Fax: +613 8825 3411

Queensland Office
660 MacArthur Avenue Eagle Farm QLD 4009
Tel: +617 3260 2206 Fax: +617 3260 2123

South Australia Office
23 Pambula Street, Regency Park SA 5010
Tel: +618 8244 0511 Fax: +618 8244 0522

Western Australia Office
12 Thorpe Close Welshpook, WA, 6016
Tel: +618 9258 6218 Fax:+618 9258 7687



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