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ARDEX Internal Floor Tiling System
Description

The ARDEX internal floor tiling system is suitable over either timber or concrete substrates, and ideal for both wet and dry areas. ARDEX X 17 is a polymer fortified cement-based wall and floor tile adhesive that has been specially formulated with mastic type properties. ARDEX X 17 has an extended open time, is non slump and flexible.

  • Primer: ARDEX Multiprime
  • Waterproofing: ARDEX WPM 155 Rapid + ARDEX ST Tapes
  • Tile Adhesive: ARDEX X 17
  • Tile Grout: BAL Micromax2 
  • Silicone: ARDEX SE
Key Features

ARDEX X 17 Key Features:

  • Superior flexibility – achieves S1 classification
  • Non slump — ideal for large format and heavy tiles
  • Extended open time
  • Great workability with low sand content
  • Ideal for all tile types including fully vitrified, porcelain and mosaics
  • 24 hours green bonded screed capable
  • For internal and external use
  • Low VOC content — meets Green Building Council of Australia Green Star IEQ-13
Scope of Use

Can be used of the following substrates:

  • Concrete
  • Renders
  • Screeds
  • Fibre-cement sheet
  • Plasterboard on walls
  • Compressed fibre-cement sheet on floors
  • ARDEX liquid applied undertile waterproofing membranes
  • Existing ceramic tiles (internal dry areas)
  • Ceramic Tile Underlay (CTU)
Limitations on Use
  • Do not use ARDEX X17 in continuous immersion applications e.g. swimming pools, tanks, etc. ARDEX provides other systems
  • ARDEX X17 should not be used on floors with a deflection greater than the joist span divided by 500. Joist span must comply with AS 1684
  • ARDEX X17 should not be used over substrates subject to shrinkage and other movement e.g. timber, ARDEX provides other systems
Other Performance Attributes

Application Properties at 23ºC and 50% RH

  • Open Time: 30 Minutes 
  • Adjustment Time: 20 Minutes
  • Grouting Time: 24 Hours
  • Pot life: 3 Hours
  • Sagging: None
  • Underfloor Heating: Yes
Documents
ARDEX X 17 Datasheet
Data Sheet: Bal Micromax2
Product Info: ARDEX Multiprime
Product Info: ARDEX SE
Product Info: ARDEX WPM 002
Product Info: ARDITEX NA
Warranty
ARDEX Company Profile
Product Info: ARDEX Multiprime
Tiling and Substrate Preparation

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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