Tile Adhesives and Grouts
Vetofill CG551

Polymer modified hygienic cementitious fine non sanded tile grout for hospitals & clinics

Uses
Antimicrobial tile grout for hygienic areas.
Health related construction tiling such as kitchens, hospitals, clinics, health centers and food processing plants.
Filling tile joints virtually all types of tiles up to 10 mm.
Wet areas such as kitchens, bathrooms.
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Project:
Um Alqurra University, Hospital Project
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Contractor:
Alarrab Contracting Co.
Consultant:
Saudi Consultants
Technical Information
Product Description

Vetofill CG551 is a single component cement based polymer modified anti microbial and water resistant tile grout to be used with most types of tiles including ceramic, porcelain, glass mosaic, marble, granite,...etc. The product is composed of a blend of cements, special additives and selected fillers. Once mixed with water, the product becomes an easily workable creamy mortar. The product is suitable for internal as well as external use and contains special biocides that kill biological agents as well as preventing bacterial and algae growth.

Advantages
  • Anti-microbial properties, does not support growth of microbes, algae and fungi.

  • Easy to apply single component.

  • Excellent mechanical and physical properties.

  • High bond strength.

  • High abrasion resistance.

  • Low water permeability.

  • Suitable for internal and external application.

  • Suitable for use on horizontal and vertical tile applications.

  • Low VOC environmentally friendly Product.

  • Extreme stain resistance properties

Compiliance Standard
  • ISO13007: 2010 as CG2AW

  • BS: EN 13888

Packaging & Coverage

Vetofill CG551 supplied in 20 Kg Bag, Consumption: 1.2 - 1.4 Kg / m2 / mm

 

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed container of Vetofi ll CG551 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 25ºC.

Colors
Colored powder
Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing

Add 6.5 to 7.5 Liters of fresh clean water to a suitably sized mixing vessel. Slowly add the powder component while mixing using a mixer fitted with a Saveto suitable  paddle for 3 to 5 minutes until a uniform, lump-free consistency is achieved. Allow the mixed material to mature for about 10 minutes and remix briefly.

Important Note: Do not mix partial quantities unless an exact proportion based on volume can be achieved using proper tools.

If performance enhancement is required, add 0.5 liter of Vetobond PB434 to the mixing water followed by addition of powder.

Mixed material can be used within 4 hours. 

Application

Spread the mixed mortar over the tiles joints and firmly pressed with rubbing pad covered with sponge rubber spatula   Vetofill CG551 is spread diagonally across the joints ensuring that the grout is pressed firmly into the joints.

Excess filler that remains on tiles shall be removed with same tool. After initial setting of 20—30 minutes, depending upon the ambient temperature and humidity , clean the tiles and remove all excess material with a wet sponge.

After full drying, clean the tile surfaces with dry cloth or dispensable cotton towels. When washing and drying the tiles, ensure tile joints are not rubbed too deep.

Vetofill CG551 must be kept moist for first 2 days after application to ensure good hardened properties are achieved.


Cleaning

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

Surface Preparation

All excess adhesive tiles that are at the level higher than half of the tile thickness shall be removed. All the joints should be free from dust, loose materials & traces of foreign materials etc.

Neutralize the water absorption of the tiles by applying clean potable water Do not leave water pooling in the joints.

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetofill CG551 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.

Vetofill CG551 is non-flammable.

For further information, please refer to material safety data sheet.

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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