MARBOSTIK

NCL MARBOSTIK

Technologically advanced, high-quality tile fixing

NCL Marbostickis a grey cement-based polymer modified, thin-bed adhesive for fixing of 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. Marbostick is suitable for use on most masonry and concrete surfaces.

Premixed tile adhesive material.

Complete bed tile coverage.

Avoid tile adhesive hollowness.

Excellent tile bonding properties.

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Tile adhesive specifications

Discover our adhesive tiles, 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.

Factory-quality assurance

Eliminates site mixing variations.

Streamlined procurement

No need for individual raw materials.

User-friendly single pack

Easy water addition as recommended.

Versatile applications

Ideal for interior, exterior, and cladding.

Self-curing & strong adhesion

Ensures reliable bonding.

Compliance with IS 15477 – type 2

Meets industry standards.

Time & labor saving

Minimizes project duration and effort.

Cost-effective & VOC-free

Economical with no toxic fumes.

Key facts and specifications

Marbostick tile adhesive
Sl. No. Attributes Standard NCL block conforms
1 Appearance Mfg. Spec Dry Powder
2 Color Mfg. Spec White
3 Packing Mfg. Spec 20 kg.
4 Shelf life Mfg. Spec 12 months
5 Mixing proportion with water Mfg. Spec 25 to 30%
5 Mixing proportion with water Mfg. Spec 25 to 30%
6 Pot life Mfg. Spec 180 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 > 20 Minutes
10 Coverage Mfg. Spec > 3 sft. / kg. for 3mm
11 Time to traffic Mfg. Spec 24 hours
12 Shear adhesion – 14 dry condition > 8 KN / 10 KN > 22 KN
13 Tensile strength — 14 dry condition 750 N / NA > 1200 N
  • 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 /stones 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 Cementitious Grouting can be done.
  • Cementitious screeds.
  • Cement mortar beds.
  • Cement plasters.
  • Concrete substrate.
Application areas
The product is suitable to fix ceramic, vitrified tiles, marble, glass mosaic, granite, light coloured stone both in interior, exterior substrates, swimming pools, external cladding and tile on tiles.
  • The surface should be dry, clean and free from dust, grease, oil and other contaminates. Keep the following tools 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 levelled for best outcome. Remove curing compounds and any other foreign matter before application which leads to de-bound the tile adhesive.
  • Painted Surfaces: Already paint / 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
Mix the product with water in the ratio of approximately 1:4 in a clean tub. Take 75% of recommended water and gradually add Marbostik tile adhesive to 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 180 minutes of preparation (after mixing with water).
  • 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.

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