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ARDEX N 23™ MICROTEC®

Rapid Set Natural Stone and Tile Mortar

  • Thin-to-medium bed applications up to 5/8"
  • Rapid setting; grout in only 2 hours
  • Excellent sag resistance and strength
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Information ARDEX N 23™ MICROTEC®

ARDEX N 23 is a rapid-setting, thin-to-medium-bed mortar that is ideal for interior installations of moisture-sensitive natural stone, marble, granite, porcelain, quarry and ceramic on horizontal or vertical surfaces. Recommended for all tile sizes, including mosaics, ARDEX N 23 is suitable for use over concrete floors with in-floor heating systems. ARDEX N 23 has proprietary ARDEX self-drying technology to prevent staining, discoloration, warping and efflorescence. Easy to mix and apply with excellent bond strength and sag resistance, ARDEX N 23 has an open time of up to 30 minutes and a 60-minute pot life.

Key Features

  • Use for setting porcelain, quarry and ceramic tile, ungauged stone, translucent marble, glass and natural stone tile
  • Fast setting – grout in two hours
  • Ideal for moisture-sensitive natural stone tile
  • Self-drying technology – will not contribute to staining, warping or efflorescence
  • Outstanding coverage – 103 sq. ft. (9.5 sq. m) per bag with 1/4″ sq. notch trowel
  • Thin- to medium-bed installation up to 5/8″ (15 mm)
  • 1-hour pot life
  • Use for interior floors and walls
  • Extended open time of 30 minutes
  • Excellent bond strength and sag resistance

Standards

SystemOne

Microtec® Technology

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.4

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.11

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.15

ISO Classification: ISO C2 FTE S1

Technical Data ARDEX N 23™ MICROTEC®

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 6 1/4 – 6 3/4 quarts (6-6.5 liters) of water per 40 lb. (18 kg) bag
(For smaller batches, use 2.5 parts powder to 1 part water by volume.)

Approximate Coverage per 40 lb. (18 kg) bag:

1/4” x  1/4” Sq. Notch Trowel; 103 sq. ft. (9.5 sq. m)

1/4” x 3/8” x 1/4” Sq. Notch Trowel; 80 sq. ft. (7.4 sq. m)

1/2” x 1/2” Sq. Notch Trowel; 57.5 sq. ft. (5 sq. m)

Performance

Open Time: Up to approx. 30 minutes
Pot Life: Approx. 1 hour
Working Time: Approx. 15 minutes
Time to Grout: 2 hours
VOC: 0
Packaging: 40 lb. (18 kg) bag
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Do not leave bags exposed to sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty applies

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Information ARDEX N 23™ MICROTEC®

ARDEX N 23 is a rapid-setting, thin-to-medium-bed mortar that is ideal for interior installations of moisture-sensitive natural stone, marble, granite, porcelain, quarry and ceramic on horizontal or vertical surfaces. Recommended for all tile sizes, including mosaics, ARDEX N 23 is suitable for use over concrete floors with in-floor heating systems. ARDEX N 23 has proprietary ARDEX self-drying technology to prevent staining, discoloration, warping and efflorescence. Easy to mix and apply with excellent bond strength and sag resistance, ARDEX N 23 has an open time of up to 30 minutes and a 60-minute pot life.

Key Features

  • Use for setting porcelain, quarry and ceramic tile, ungauged stone, translucent marble, glass and natural stone tile
  • Fast setting – grout in two hours
  • Ideal for moisture-sensitive natural stone tile
  • Self-drying technology – will not contribute to staining, warping or efflorescence
  • Outstanding coverage – 103 sq. ft. (9.5 sq. m) per bag with 1/4″ sq. notch trowel
  • Thin- to medium-bed installation up to 5/8″ (15 mm)
  • 1-hour pot life
  • Use for interior floors and walls
  • Extended open time of 30 minutes
  • Excellent bond strength and sag resistance

Standards

SystemOne

Microtec® Technology

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.4

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.11

Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.15

ISO Classification: ISO C2 FTE S1

Technical Data ARDEX N 23™ MICROTEC®

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 6 1/4 – 6 3/4 quarts (6-6.5 liters) of water per 40 lb. (18 kg) bag
(For smaller batches, use 2.5 parts powder to 1 part water by volume.)

Approximate Coverage per 40 lb. (18 kg) bag:

1/4” x  1/4” Sq. Notch Trowel; 103 sq. ft. (9.5 sq. m)

1/4” x 3/8” x 1/4” Sq. Notch Trowel; 80 sq. ft. (7.4 sq. m)

1/2” x 1/2” Sq. Notch Trowel; 57.5 sq. ft. (5 sq. m)

Performance

Open Time: Up to approx. 30 minutes
Pot Life: Approx. 1 hour
Working Time: Approx. 15 minutes
Time to Grout: 2 hours
VOC: 0
Packaging: 40 lb. (18 kg) bag
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Do not leave bags exposed to sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty applies

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