Certified, eco-friendly, vitrified, high-slide, easy-to-clean grout and adhesive, bacteriostatic and fungistatic, water and stain proof for joints of between 0 and 20 mm with a high level of chemical and mechanical resistance, guarantees the continuity of ceramic surfaces, ideal for use in GreenBuilding. With very low volatile organic compound emissions.
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Kerakoll Fugalite Eco
Fugalite® Eco is a liquid ceramic vitrified grout with high-slide and easy to clean, anti-bacterial, water and stainproof for joints between 0 and 20mm with a high level of chemical and mechanical resistance the guarantees the continuity of surfaces. Can also be used as an adhesive.
- Stain resistant vitrified grout
- For internal & external walls & floors
- Striking effect grout for porcelain, stone and glass mosaic
- Stain prevention, anti bacterial & mould resistant
Anthracite, Bahama Beige, Black, Dove Grey, Iron Grey, Jasmine, Light Grey, Limestone, Pearl Grey, Pergamon, Silver, Transparent, Walnut, White
- Internal floors and walls
- Suitable for porcelain tiles, ceramics, large formats, low thickness slabs and glass mosaic
- Vitrified, guarantees the lasting performance of ceramics and a totally even colour
- Vitrified, ideal to bond and grout glass mosaic
- Vitrified, complete colour uniformity
- Vitrified, impermeable to water, stains and dirt
- Vitrified, prevents the development of mould and bacteria
- Complies with HACCP/EC 852/2004 requirements for food hygiene
Area of use
Water-resistant grouting of joints with high chemical and mechanical resistance and a high level of hardness; bonding of glass mosaic.
Materials to be grouted:
– Porcelain tiles, low thickness slabs, ceramic tiles, klinker, cotto, glass and ceramic mosaic, of all types and formats
– Recomposed materials
Flooring and walls in indoor, domestic, commercial and industrial applications and street furniture subject to permanent or occasional contact with chemical substances, in environments subject to heavy traffic, swimming pools, thermal water baths and fountains, heated floors, also in areas subject to thermal shock and freezing.
Field of application Directive CE MED:
Environmentally compatible grout and adhesive ceramized used as adhesive and/or as sealant between tiles.
Maximum mass per area 1405 g/m²
Thickness as adhesive layer 0,9 ± 0,1 mm
Thickness as sealant between tiles 3,9 ± 0,1 mm
As finishing material for all exposed interior and concealed or inaccessible surfaces. When intended for bulkhead and ceiling, the product may be applied to any non-combustible support having a thickness equal or greater than 10 mm and a density ≥ 656 kg/m³. When intended for decks the product may applied to any metallic support, any non combustible support an any material having low flame spread characteristics.
Do not use:
On porous flooring for which more specific or alternative chemical resistances are required compared with those listed in the chemical resistances table, to grout elastic expansion or fractionizing joints or on substrates that are not fully dry and subject to moisture rising.
Instructions for use
Preparation of substrates:
As a grout: before grouting joints, check that tiles have been laid correctly and are anchored perfectly to the substrate. Substrates must be perfectly dry. Grout joints in accordance with the recommended waiting time indicated on the relative data sheet for the adhesive used. For mortar substrates, wait at least 7 – 14 days depending on screed thickness, ambient weather conditions and on the level of absorption of the covering and the substrate. Any water or moisture rising can cause vapour pressure to accumulate, which may in turn loosen the tiles on account of the complete non-absorbency of the grout or of the tiles themselves. Joints must be free from any excess adhesive, even if already hardened. Furthermore they must be of an even depth for the whole width of the tile covering, thereby ensuring maximum chemical resistance. Any dust and loose debris must be removed from joints by carefully cleaning them with vacuum cleaner. The surface of the coating material to be grouted must be dry and free from dust or building dirt; any residual protective coatings must first be removed using specific products. Before grouting joints, check the cleanability of the tile covering, as porous or highly micro-porous surfaces may make cleaning difficult. It is advisable to perform a preliminary test on tiles not to be laid or in a small, concealed area.
As an adhesive: substrates must be compact and solid, free of dust, oil and grease, dry and free from moisture rising, with no loose
debris or flaky parts such as residues of cement, lime and paint coatings, which must be completely removed. The substrate must be stable, without cracks and have already completed the curing period of hygrometric shrinkage. Uneven areas must be corrected with suitable smoothing and finishing products. On screeds and plasters which are highly absorbent and have dusty, flaky surfaces, it is advisable to apply one or more coats of Primer A Eco water-based, eco-friendly surface isolation primer, following the instructions provided, in order to reduce the water absorption and improve spreadability of the adhesive.
Fugalite® Eco is prepared by mixing together parts A and B from the bottom upwards, using a low-rev (≈ 400/min.) helicoidal agitator, respecting the preset ratio of 2.82 : 0.18 of the packs. Pour part B into the bucket containing part A, being careful to mix the two parts uniformly until a smooth, even coloured mixture is obtained. In any case, mix only enough grout that can be used in full within 45 min. at +23 ºC, 50% R.H. Fugalite® Eco product buckets must be stored at a temperature of approx. +20 °C for at least 2-3 days before use. Higher temperatures make the mixture too fluid and shorten hardening times, while lower temperatures make the mixture harder to spread and slow down setting times. At temperatures of less than +5 °C, the product will no longer set.
Application as Grout: Fugalite® Eco must be applied evenly on the tile covering with a hard rubber spreader. Grout material has to be completely filled between entire joint areas, the application has to be done diagonally with respect to the joints. If grouting is to be on joints only, it is recommended that a test be carried out in advance before laying to ensure the surface can be properly cleaned. Remove most of the excess grout immediately using the spreader, leaving only a thin film on the tile.
Cleaning as Grout: begin cleaning the tilework when the grout is still fresh. On completion, clean up the surface using a thick, large-sized sponge, preferably made of cellulose, damped in clean water to avoid removing grout from the joints. Use circular movements to soften the film of grout on the tiles and finish cleaning the joint surface. Specific high-dispersion polymers ensure all grout residues are removed using only a small amount of water. The use of an excessive amount of water when cleaning would impair the final chemical resistances. It is important to rinse frequently and make sure clean water is used at all times, using appropriate trays and grills with cleaning rollers (wash-boy). If necessary, replace the sponge or felt cleaning pad when saturated with grout. Final cleaning should be done, by sponge applied in a diagonal directions to avoid material coming out from the joints. Wipe the cleaned surface again with a dry cloth to make sure it is completely clean and there are no streaks of resin remaining. Once the grout has dried, any streaks can be removed using Fuga-Soap Eco, to be diluted in accordance with the working time and the amount of grout to be removed. Do not walk on floors that are still damp as dirt could still stick to them.
Application as an adhesive: Fugalite® Eco can be applied with a suitable toothed spreader, to be chosen according to the size and type of mosaic. Using the smooth part of the spreader, apply a fine layer of product, pressing down onto the substrate in order to ensure maximum adhesion, after which the thickness can be adjusted as required by tilting the spreader at an angle. Apply the adhesive to a surface area that will allow laying of the coating material within the open time indicated. Press down the pieces of mosaic using a rubber coated spreader to allow for maximum coverage of the surface.
Residual traces of grout can be removed from tools with water before the product has hardened.