Technologically advanced, High-quality tile fixing adhesive
NCL Cerostik is a grey cement-based polymer modified, thin-bed tile adhesive for fixing clay & ceramic tiles on leveled walls and floors. It is a high-quality factory pre-mixed dry powder with special chemical additives and inorganic fillers that provides good bonding strength. Cerostik is suitable for use on most masonry and concrete surfaces.
Powerful tile bonding properties.
Fast and secure application.
Tile adhesive with high shear strength.
Cost-effective tile adhesive solution.
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Excellent bonding strength without any gaps between tile & surface. Ensures complete adhesion to the surface.
High shear strength
The adhesive with high shear strength provides long lasting installation.
Fast and safe
Pre-mixed & self curing material ensures speedy work and saves labour & water.
Saves time, labour and costs, makes it an ideal choice for normal clay & ceramic tiles.
Tile adhesive specifications
Discover our high performance tile adhesive, designed to elevate your living spaces. Experience the perfect fusion of aesthetics and performance, with top-quality materials and expert craftsmanship. Explore comprehensive technical specifications for superior installation, enhancing your home’s beauty.
Assured performance, eliminates on-site variations.
Simplified application process
Single-pack system, just add clean water.
Reliable bonding on walls and floors.
Self-curing, reduces extra efforts.
Firmly secures tiles.
Compliance with standards
Meets IS 15447:2019 – Type 1.
Cost-effective, time & labor savings
Saves time and labor.
Environmentally friendly, no VOCs.
Key facts and specifications
CEROSTIK tile adhesive
|Sl. No.||Attributes||Standard – IS 15477||Results|
|1||Appearance||Mfg. Spec||Dry Powder|
|3||Packing||Mfg. Spec||20 kg.|
|4||Shelf life||Mfg. Spec||12 months|
|5||Mixing proportion with water||Mfg. Spec||25 to 30%|
|6||Pot life||Mfg. Spec||120 Minutes|
|7||Tools||Mfg. Spec||Notched Trowel & Rubber Trowel|
|8||Bed thickness||Mfg. Spec||min 3mm & depends on tile size|
|9||Open time at 25°c||Mfg. Spec||> 15 Minutes|
|10||Coverage||Mfg. Spec||> 3 sft. / kg./3mm|
|11||Time to traffic||Mfg. Spec||24 hours|
|12||Shear adhesion – 28 dry condition||Min.1 Mpa||> 1|
|13||Tensile adhesion strength — 28 dry condition||Min.0.5 Mpa||> 0.5|
- Cementitious screeds.
- Cement mortar beds.
- Cement plasters.
- Concrete substrate.
Surface PreparationThe surface should be dry, clean and free from dust, grease, Oil and other contaminates. Keep ready – mixing tools, trowel, hammer, notched trowel, joint spacers, sponge etc. Cement based Surfaces: Screeds must be properly cured for 7 days. Cure the concrete for 3 weeks prior to tiling. The surface should be properly leveled for best outcome. Remove curing compounds and any other foreign matter before application which leads to de-bind the tile adhesive.
Painted SurfacesAlready painted / lime etc. coated surface should be removed by wire brush Or mechanically and loose peeling paint should be removed completely. Allow the surface to dry after cleaning.
Mixing Procedure with WaterIn a clean tub take 75% of recommended water and gradually add supplied tile adhesive in it. Mixing can be done manually or by mechanical slow speed stirrer. Based on the material consistency adjust the water and mixing to be done till homogenous lump free mix is obtained. After proper mixing, leave the paste for 5 minutes for polymeric dispersion before application. The paste should be kept away from direct sunlight, heat and use within 120 minutes of preparation (after mixing with water).
- The backside of tiles to be cleaned with wet cloth to remove all dust particles before fixing it. Apply the mixed dough of adhesive On the substrate and spread it by notch trowel. Fix the tiles and press firmly. Then tap properly with rubber hammer in order to spread the adhesive equally and for a good result. Remove any surplus adhesive on the face of the tiles. The tiles adjustment should be done within 15 minutes and before adhesive starts hardening.
- The 3 mm spacing is recommended when fixing the tiles. After 24 hours, NCL’s Cement Grouting can be done.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Avoid inhalation Of dust.
- In case of contact with eyes, rinse eyes with plenty of water and consult a doctor immediately.