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ARDEX Crack Isolation and Decoupling System

The ARDEX Decoupling system provides a tileable surface that protects and separates tiled finishes from the original substrate. This allows a cost effective reinstatement of the original floor at the end of a lease or upon refurbishment.

  • Primer: ARDEX Multiprime
  • Levelling Compound: ARDEX LQ 92
  • Adhesive: ARDEX AF 360
  • Matting: ARDEX DS 60
  • Tile Adhesive: ARDEX X 18
  • Tile Grout: ARDEX FG 8
  • Silicone: ARDEX SE
Key Features
  • Decoupling mat — thin build height — 0.4mm gauge
  • Separates tiled finish from substrate movement
  • Prevents the cracking of adhesives, grouts and tiles from substrate movement
  • Allows economical removal of tiled surfaces
  • Ideal for leased or heritage applications
  • Adhered with washable, water-based, low VOC adhesive
  • Suitable for use with underfloor heating
  • Allows cost-effective reinstatement of the original floor upon refurbishment
  • Capable of withstanding hand pallet loads with a maximum gross weight of 350kg
  • Can also be installed as a floating system and a slip membrane
Categories / Ranges
Tile Underlay Tiling Systems
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • Internal, dry areas
  • Domestic or highly trafficked commercial floors
  • Large areas where crack isolation is necessary
  • Suitable for use with underfloor heating
  • Suitable for difficult-to-adhere-to surfaces e.g. bitumen membranes, epoxy, old composite cork or vinyl flooring
  • Level, flat concrete or timber floors
Limitations on Use
  • For fixed loads the maximum capacity should not exceed 150kg/m²
Other Performance Attributes
  • Low VOC adhesive
Product Info: ARDEX AF 360
Product Info: ARDEX DS 60
Product Info: ARDEX LQ 92
Product Info: ARDEX Multiprime
Product Info: ARDEX SE
Product Info: ARDEX X 18
ARDEX Company Profile

ARDEX New Zealand supply and manufacture a range of quality construction materials, including products for levelling floors; external and internal waterproofing; and fixing natural stone and tiles.

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