Tile Adhesives and Grouts
Vetoset CA546

Cementitious tile adhesive for fixing marble & mosaic tiles.

Uses
Specifically designed for marble and natural stone conglomerates.
Suitable for large format tiles
As a thin bed tile fixing mortar for all types of ceramic tiles, marbles, terrazzo tiles.
Tiling on normal & smooth concrete surfaces, Plasters, bricks, and blocks, glazed & non-glazed marbles and mosaic tiles.
Suitable for dry & wet conditions.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetoset CA546 is a weather resistant cement based adhesive mortar composed of waterproof polymer, hydraulic binders, selected aggregates, and special additives. It is supplied as a dry powder in pre-weighed bags ready to use on site, which required only addition of clean water to produce easily workable adhesive. Vetoset CA546 is suitable for internal & external use. Vetoset CA546 is generally applied at thicknesses from 3 mm to 10 mm.

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

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

  • Easy tile installation that enables high Productivity. 

  • Superior workability. 

  • Suitable in dry & humid conditions.

  • High bond adhesion on variety of tiles available in the local market.

  • Internal & External use.

  • Suitable for horizontal & vertical surfaces.

  • Enhanced mechanical strength.

Compiliance Standard
  • BS:EN 12004 as C2T

  • ISO 13007

  • ASTM C348 & C349

Packaging & Coverage

Vetoset CA546 is supplied in 20Kg Bag, with coverage of 5.5-6.5m²/20kg bag

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 CA546 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 6.0-6.5 liters of water for each 20 Kg bag of Vetoset CA546. Add the powder to the water and mix with a low speed  (200-300 rpm) 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 briefly remix with no extra water added. 

Application

Spread and firmly pressed the mixed Vetoset CA546 on the substrate to a uniform thickness using a notched trowel. The  adhesive  mortar  to  be  spread  corresponding to an area that can be tiled in 10 minutes.

Place the tiles onto the fresh adhesive mortar with a firm pressure & slight twisting to ensure a good contact of the adhesive and knocked into position.

For best results the position of the tiles should be adjusted within 10 minutes after installation.

The adhesive mortar must not rise higher in the joint than halfway the thickness of tiles. 

Remove excess adhesive with a damp cloth before it dries. Joints grouting between tiles may be commenced after 24 hours for walls and 48 hours for floors using Vetonit Tile Grout.

Tools should be cleaned with water before the mortar hardens. After the hardening its residuals can be removed mechanically only. 

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 CA546. Surface should appear damp with no water pooling. 

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetoset CA546 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 CA546 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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