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Tiling with resin agglomerated tiles

Tiling with resin agglomerated tiles

The paper has been written with the aim of providing advice for all parties involved in the use of resin agglomerated tile and should be used in conjunction with current and forthcoming British, European and International Standards.

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Table of Contents

1 Foreword
2 History and scope
3 Physical characteristics of resin agglomerated tiles
3.1 …Production
3.2 …Sizes
3.3 …Finishes and edge details
3.4 …Characteristics/performance
3.5 …Moisture sensitivity
3.6 …Thermal movement
3.7 …Abrasion resistance
3.8 …Transportation and storage of product
4 Design considerations
4.1 …Tile selection
4.1.1 ……Appearance
4.1.2 ……Service conditions
4.2.1 ……Wall substrate
4.2.2 ……Floor substrates
4.2.2.1 ………Sand:cement screeds
4.2.2.2 ………Power floated concrete
4.2.2.3 ………Timber boards
4.2.2.4 ………Raised access flooring
4.2.2.5 ………Tile backer board
4.2.2.6 ………Uncoupling membranes
4.2.2.7 ………Surface membranes
4.2.2.8 ………Tanking systems
4.3 …Adhesive and grout selection
4.3.1 ……Adhesive selection
4.3.2 ……Grout
4.4 …Movement joints
4.5 …Underfloor heating
4.5.1 ……Electrical undertile heating systems
5 Installation
5.1 …Walls
5.2 …Floors
5.3 …Grouting
5.4 …Cutting tiles
6 Tolerances
7 Health and safety
7.1 …Handling
7.2 …Cutting/dust
7.3 …Chemicals/adhesives
7.4 …Risk assessment and method statements (RAMS)
7.5 …Slip resistance
8 Environment
9 Cleaning and maintenance
10 References and bibliography
11 Members of the working group