Large-format tiles are often laid in outdoor areas and in large rooms. The process does not differ essentially from the laying of other tiles, but makes special demands on the tile adhesive and the processing. Here, too, the deciding factor is the good preparation of the installation surface, which must be level, clean and adherent. The large formats are glued using the thin board or middle bed technology. Very high-quality, strong tile adhesives are offered especially for large formats. Suitable tile adhesives of very high quality for large format tiles are offered by various brand manufacturers.
Secure adhesion for large format tiles
High-quality special and universal adhesives are offered by manufacturers such as Sch & ouml; nox or Kiesel. The Sch & ouml; nox Q9 tile adhesive is suitable for indoor use for natural stone, ceramics, porcelain stoneware, and also for large-format tiles. When fully cured, the universal adhesive withstands temperatures between - 20 ° C. to + 80 ° and can be walked on just 3 hours after installation. Sch & ouml; nox SK Spezial has been specially developed for difficult surfaces for indoor and outdoor areas. The high-quality thin board adhesive is suitable for porcelain stoneware and ceramics, large-format tiles also in wet areas such as swimming pools. The very well and permanently adhering strong special adhesive can be walked on 24 hours after laying and also withstands temperatures of - 20 ° C. up to + 80 °. For fast processing, Kiesel is introducing the plastic-coated, cement-free dumbboard mortar Servostar 2000 Plus Flex. The ripening time is only about 5 minutes. The very economical, low-emission adhesive with high stability is excellently suited for large formats, both indoors and outdoors. The surfaces can be walked on after about 12 hours. All three tile adhesives can be used for both floor and wall panels.
Laying tiles in large format
Large format tiles create a generous look. The large panels can be laid safely and permanently with high-quality, cement-free thin board mats. For the application of the tile adhesive, exactly smoothed, load-bearing surfaces are suitable. The evenness should be checked with a spirit level. The deep primer and primer ensure that the adhesive and tiles adhere well. A gap-free, full-area adhesive application is a must. The branded adhesives, which are specially manufactured for various large-format tiles, ensure smooth and long-lasting large-format installation on floor and wall surfaces. The perfect all-rounders are tile adhesives for inside and outside.