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ARDEX TL WOOD™

Self-Leveling Underlayment for Wood and Distressed Gypsum Subfloors

  • Use over plywood, OSB and strip wood flooring as well as existing gypsum substrates
  • Install tile in 48 hours (other floor coverings in 2-3 days)
  • No metal lath required
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Information ARDEX TL WOOD™

ARDEX TL WOOD™ is a self-leveling underlayment used to smooth uneven, structurally sound plywood, OSB, and strip wood flooring without the use of metal lath. Ceramic tile can be installed in 48 hours and other floor coverings in 2-3 days. ARDEX TL WOOD can also be used over an existing gypsum substrate that is otherwise unsuitable to receive ceramic tile or other finish flooring. Additionally, ARDEX TL WOOD can be used over wood and gypsum floors that employ the use of hydronic or electric in-floor heating systems. For further information, please contact the ARDEX Technical Service Department for installation instructions.

Key Features

  • Use over plywood, OSB, and strip wood flooring, as well as existing gypsum substrates, prior to the installation of new floor covering
  • Install ceramic tile in 48 hours and other floor coverings in 2-3 days
  • No metal lath required
  • Install from 1/4” up to virtually any thickness; can be tapered to 1/16”
  • Needs no special curing
  • Use for interior, above-grade floors only
  • Suitable for use with in-floor hydronic and electric radiant heating systems

Technical Data ARDEX TL WOOD™

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 4 quarts of water per one 50 lb. bag

Coverage:
22 sq. ft. per bag at 1/4″
11 sq. ft. per bag at 1/2″

Performance

Flow Time: 10 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Initial Set (ASTM C191): Approx. 30 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Final Set (ASTM C191): Approx. 90 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Compressive Strength (ASTM C109/mod – Air cure only): 4,000 psi at 28 days
Flexural Strength (ASTM C348): 1,500 psi at 28 days
Flammability (ASTM E84):
Flame Spread -0-
Fuel Contribution -0-
Smoke Development -0-
Walkable: 2-3 hours at 70°F (21°C)
Install Floor Covering:
Ceramic: 48 hours
Other floor coverings: 2 to 3 days
Packaging: 50 lb./22.7 kg net weight bag
Storage: Store in a cool dry area. Do not expose to the sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty applies

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Information ARDEX TL WOOD™

ARDEX TL WOOD™ is a self-leveling underlayment used to smooth uneven, structurally sound plywood, OSB, and strip wood flooring without the use of metal lath. Ceramic tile can be installed in 48 hours and other floor coverings in 2-3 days. ARDEX TL WOOD can also be used over an existing gypsum substrate that is otherwise unsuitable to receive ceramic tile or other finish flooring. Additionally, ARDEX TL WOOD can be used over wood and gypsum floors that employ the use of hydronic or electric in-floor heating systems. For further information, please contact the ARDEX Technical Service Department for installation instructions.

Key Features

  • Use over plywood, OSB, and strip wood flooring, as well as existing gypsum substrates, prior to the installation of new floor covering
  • Install ceramic tile in 48 hours and other floor coverings in 2-3 days
  • No metal lath required
  • Install from 1/4” up to virtually any thickness; can be tapered to 1/16”
  • Needs no special curing
  • Use for interior, above-grade floors only
  • Suitable for use with in-floor hydronic and electric radiant heating systems

Technical Data ARDEX TL WOOD™

Installation

Mixing Ratio: 4 quarts of water per one 50 lb. bag

Coverage:
22 sq. ft. per bag at 1/4″
11 sq. ft. per bag at 1/2″

Performance

Flow Time: 10 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Initial Set (ASTM C191): Approx. 30 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Final Set (ASTM C191): Approx. 90 minutes at 70°F (21°C)
Compressive Strength (ASTM C109/mod – Air cure only): 4,000 psi at 28 days
Flexural Strength (ASTM C348): 1,500 psi at 28 days
Flammability (ASTM E84):
Flame Spread -0-
Fuel Contribution -0-
Smoke Development -0-
Walkable: 2-3 hours at 70°F (21°C)
Install Floor Covering:
Ceramic: 48 hours
Other floor coverings: 2 to 3 days
Packaging: 50 lb./22.7 kg net weight bag
Storage: Store in a cool dry area. Do not expose to the sun.
Shelf Life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty applies

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