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ARDEX S 48™

Rapid-Set Mortar / Mastic Hybrid

  • Time to grout: Walls: 1 to 3 hours, Floors: 5 hours
  • Excellent for quick tile repairs and fixes
  • Brilliant white color, ideal for translucent glass
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Information ARDEX S 48™

ARDEX S 48™ Rapid-Set Mortar / Mastic Hybrid is the most versatile tile setting material available for interior tile applications. A rapid setting polymer-modified, Portland cement based mortar that is ideal for fast-track installations of glass tile and back splashes. Can be used with porcelain, glass, ceramic, quarry, mosaics and most natural stone tile over all common substrates. Suitable for use in intermittent wet areas including residential bathrooms and kitchens. Its creamy, smooth consistency is similar to a pre-mixed mastic making it extremely easy to apply.

Key Features

  • Ideal for fast setting of glass tiles and backsplashes
  • Grout in just 1 to 5 hours; install tile and grout in the same day**

Standards

SystemOne
Meets or Exceeds ANSI A 136.1 Type 1
Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.4
Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.11
ISO Classification: 13007 C2 FT S2

Technical Data ARDEX S 48™

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 3 quarts (2.8 L) of water per 10 lb. (4.5 kg) package
(For smaller batches, use 2 parts powder to 1 part water by volume)

Approximate Coverage per 10 lb. (4.5 kg) package:

1/4” x 1/4” Sq. Notch trowel; 30 sq. ft (2.7 sq. m)

5/32″ V-Notch trowel; 80 sq. ft. (7.4 sq. m)

Performance

Open Time: Up to 20 minutes
Pot Life: 30 minutes
Working Time: Up to 10 – 20 minutes
**Time to Grout: Walls: 1 – 3 hours
Floors: 5 hours
Color: White
VOC: 0
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Do not leave packages exposed to sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty Applies

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Information ARDEX S 48™

ARDEX S 48™ Rapid-Set Mortar / Mastic Hybrid is the most versatile tile setting material available for interior tile applications. A rapid setting polymer-modified, Portland cement based mortar that is ideal for fast-track installations of glass tile and back splashes. Can be used with porcelain, glass, ceramic, quarry, mosaics and most natural stone tile over all common substrates. Suitable for use in intermittent wet areas including residential bathrooms and kitchens. Its creamy, smooth consistency is similar to a pre-mixed mastic making it extremely easy to apply.

Key Features

  • Ideal for fast setting of glass tiles and backsplashes
  • Grout in just 1 to 5 hours; install tile and grout in the same day**

Standards

SystemOne
Meets or Exceeds ANSI A 136.1 Type 1
Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.4
Meets or exceeds ANSI 118.11
ISO Classification: 13007 C2 FT S2

Technical Data ARDEX S 48™

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 3 quarts (2.8 L) of water per 10 lb. (4.5 kg) package
(For smaller batches, use 2 parts powder to 1 part water by volume)

Approximate Coverage per 10 lb. (4.5 kg) package:

1/4” x 1/4” Sq. Notch trowel; 30 sq. ft (2.7 sq. m)

5/32″ V-Notch trowel; 80 sq. ft. (7.4 sq. m)

Performance

Open Time: Up to 20 minutes
Pot Life: 30 minutes
Working Time: Up to 10 – 20 minutes
**Time to Grout: Walls: 1 – 3 hours
Floors: 5 hours
Color: White
VOC: 0
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Do not leave packages exposed to sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty Applies

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