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May 12, 2021. 4:17 AM

Quick renovation for tiling works

Why do we need Fast setting systems? There are various situations whereby fast setting systems are required at job sites.  One of the reasons could be that commercial projects require quick turnaround time to open for business operations.…

October 28, 2020. 2:19 AM

Understanding tile grouts and its standards for tile and stone works

Similar to adhesives, tile grouts have specific requirements as defined by EN 13888 and ISO 13007-3 standards. Types of tile grout for tile and stone works Tile grout products are classified into two types: CG – Cementitious grouts RG…

August 7, 2020. 4:57 AM

Tips to prevent efflorescence during tile and stone installation

What is Efflorescence? Have you ever noticed white deposits on the wall and floor surfaces of your tile or stone installations?  This white residue is the result of efflorescence.  Efflorescence is a natural occurrence in Portland cement…

May 28, 2019. 2:31 PM

Types of Grouts for Tile & Stone works | Mapei Singapore

Tile grout used in most construction is typically cement-based.  Proprietary Cementitious grout are made from a blend of cement, polymer, additive, pigment, fine-graded aggregates and mixed with water or fortified with a liquid latex additive…

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