ARDEX S 16 W Natural Stone Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive

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ARDEX S 16 and S 16 W are rapid hardening and drying tile adhesives with specific properties ideal for fixing moisture sensitive natural stone, as well as porcelain, mosaics, fully vitrified tiles, ceramic tiles and rigid foam insulating materials e.g. polystyrene etc. in internal locations. ARDEX S 16 and S 16 W are suitable for floor or wall tiles, and can be used on underfloor heated screeds when used with ARDEX E 90 Mortar Admix.

Features and benefits:

  • Reduces the risk of water staining in moisture sensitive natural stones.
  • Can be trafficked and grouted 2 - 3 hours after fixing.
  • Suitable for fixing porcelain and fully vitrified tiles.
  • For internal, dry or intermittently damp locations.
  • ARDEX S 16 W is ideal for fixing light and translucent marble and other types of translucent natural stones.
  • For thin bed thicknesses up to 6 mm.
  • Colour: White.
Platform Compatible Version Certified to
IFC IFC - 1 1.3
Revit Revit 2016 + 1 1.3

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Properties and values

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NBS_General
NBS_Data
BallPressureHardness
After 28 days: 50.0 N/mm²
BulkDensityPowder
Approximately 1.3 kg/litre
Classification
n/a
CompressiveStrength
After 3 hours: 5.2 N/mm²; After 6 hours: 9.0 N/mm²; After 1 day: 13.0 N/mm²; After 28 days: 18.0 N/mm²
OpenTimeMinimum
10 minutes
SetFinal
1 hour at 20°C
SetInitial
Approximately 30 minutes at 20°C
ShelfLife
12 months
SlipResistance
Less than 0.5 mm
TensileAdhesionStrength
Greater than 1 N/mm² under all test conditions
TensileAdhesionStrengthEarly
After 3 hours: 0.8 N/mm²; After 6 hours: 1.2 N/mm²; After 1 day: 1.8 N/mm²
TensileBendingStrength
After 3 hours: 1.8 N/mm²; After 6 hours: 2.6 N/mm²; After 1 day: 4.2 N/mm²; After 28 days: 5.0 N/mm²
UnderflooringHeatingSuitablity
Yes with addition of ARDEX E 90 Admix
WeightMortar
Approximately 1.8 kg/litre
Pset_CoveringCommon

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