When talking about adhesives, contact adhesives are a key bonding solution for a wide range of floor solutions. When applied they form a strong bond between the two surfaces. Tremco’s SF115 Contact Adhesive, is a single part, modified elastomer contact adhesive. Tremco SF115 Contact Adhesive is suitable for horizontal and vertical surfaces applications. The Tremco SF115 is specially formulated for use with a wide range of flooring solutions including rubber, vinyl sheet, PVC skirting, cork, cap, and coving.
Understanding Contact Adhesives:
Contact adhesives are generally applied using a ‘V’ notched trowel and allowed to dry before application. With some rubber floor coverings, it is recommended that the adhesive is applied to the floor with the ‘V’ notched trowel and to the back of the rubber with a flat spreader. For vertical surface, a bristle brush application may be convenient. This enables a strong bond to form between the two surfaces. Always refer to the floor finish manufacturers installation instruction.
Tremco’s SF115 Contact adhesive is ideal in those difficult situations where a normal adhesive is unsuitable, which sets it apart from alternative adhesives. It adheres well to non-porous surfaces and can also be applied directly to dry (Below 75%RH) concrete and sand and cement which are fully cured and free from laitance. Subfloor which are above 75% RH or have no structural Damp Proof Membrane must incorporate a suitable Tremco Surface Damp Proof Membrane.
For applying SF115, ensure that the technical data sheet and safety data sheet are referred to and understood in detail. These can be found on our website here. Tremco’s technical services are also always on hand to advise installers on the Tremco product range, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
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