Sika Tiling Systemfor Swimming Pools

SWIMMING POOLS

The installation of tiles in swimming pools has always been considered a critical application and Sika has extensive expertise and experience in this area. First the substrate is repaired and levelled with an appropriate cementitious repair mortar and surface smoothing mortar. Sika then provides a two-component, polymer modified, thixotropic, cementitious waterproofing mortar in two layers, which ensures that durable, long term waterproofing is achieved. A low modulus and highly flexible cement based tile adhesive is then used that is able to withstand thermal shock on the substrate, as well as continuous immersion in an alkaline environment.

For the tile grouting there is the option of a colored, waterproof and flexible cementitious grout, which is mixed with a special latex to further increase the mechanical strength, abrasion resistance and impermeability. Finally any moving joints and connections are sealed with a high quality, flexible and chemically resistant, neutral curing silicone joint sealant.

 

Products Usage:

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SikaCeram®-255 StarFlex LD   Sika MonoTop®
SikaCeram® -230 Mosaic
with SikaCeram® T-Latex S1
  Sikasil®-Pool
Sikalastic®-1 K
2 layers
  SikaCeram® CleanGrout
with SikaCeram® LatexGrout
Sikadur® Combiflex®    
 

„Sika MonoTop®

One-component, polymer modified, cementitious patch repair and level-ling mortars to produce (if neces-sary) a sound and uniform substrate for waterproofing and tiling works. Available according to different thickness.

Consumption

Approx. 1.8 to 2.0 kg/m2 per 1 mm of thickness

Sikalastic®-1 K

One-component polymer modified cementitious mortar, flexible and fiber-reinforced for waterproofing and concrete protection.

Sikadur® Combiflex®

High performance, watertight elastic sealing system for different types of joints and cracks, as well around fittings, penetrations and perimeter edges.

Consumption

1.2 kg/m2 per 1 mm of thickness

1 L.m per L.m of corners and joints

SikaCeram®-255 StarFlex LD

Low dust emission, highly deformable tile adhesive for laying non-absorbent porcelain tiles in swimming pools. (C2TE S1)

SikaCeram®-230 Mosaic

Ultra white powder adhesive for glass mosaic. C2TE. In case of glass mosaic on net backing swimming pools to be mixed with: SikaCeram® T-Latex S1.

Consumption

Approx. 4 kg/m2

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SikaCeram® CleanGrout

Cementitious Tile Grout for 1 – 8 mm width. Water repellent, anti-fungus, high abrasion resistance, with very stable colors. (CG2) Mixed with:

SikaCeram® LatexGrout

Special latex additive for increasing performance of cement grouts, flexibility, and water resistance. (S1)

Consumption

Approx. 1.0 kg/m2 (Tile size 12 x 24 x 1.4 cm, joint width 4 mm)

1.4 lit. per 5 kg bag of grout

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Sikasil®-Pool

Neutral curing, silicone sealant for sealing joints in swimming pools.

Consumption

1 cartridge 300 ml will make approx. 12 m for a joint section of 5 x 5 mm

  • Surface preparation
  • Waterproofing
  • Tile Adhesive
  • Tile Grouts
  • Sealant