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ARDEX LVT Flooring System

ARDEX AF 175 is a fibre reinforced, water-based, solvent-free, low odour, wet set, acrylic emulsion-based floorcovering adhesive. ARDEX AF 175 offers excellent application properties and produces a high final bond strength with improved indentation resistance and excellent dimensional stability. It is protected from biodegradation and has good resistance to plasticiser migration.

ARDEX LVT Flooring Tile System Products: 

  • ARDEX Moisture Barrier (if required) 
  • Suitable ARDEX Levelling Compound 
  • ARDEX AF 175 
Key Features
  • Fibre reinforced to offer the following benefits:
    • Reduce lateral movement during installation
    • Eliminate adhesive squeeze between tiles during installation
    • Improved resistance to indentation
  • Suitable for installing all types of luxury vinyl tile and PVC floorcoverings in sheet and tile format
  • Can install tiles and planks after just 5 minutes
  • Suitable for use over underfloor heating systems
  • Solvent free
  • Covers up to 56m2
Scope of Use

ARDEX AF 175 is ideal for installing all types of Luxury Vinyl Tile and PVC floorcoverings in sheet and tile format, and can be used with all ARDEX levelling and smoothing compounds in both commercial and domestic locations. ARDEX AF 175 is suitable for use with chairs fitted with castor wheels.


  • Luxury vinyl tile
  • PVC floorcoverings
  • Suitable for use over underfloor heating systems
Limitations on Use

ARDEX AF 175 is suitable for use over underfloor heating systems and is classified as high temperature resistant. The surface floor temperature must not exceed 30°C. Consult the floorcovering manufacturer for detailed guidance.

For areas subjected to prolonged or extreme solar gain, such as northerly facing aspects, consider the use of ARDEX AF 180 MS or ARDEX AF 2525 Heavy Duty Adhesives.

Data Sheet: ARDEX AF 175
Additional Information

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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