Technical Datasheets

General Ceramic Tile & Stone Industry Information

  • TDS 104 Bond Strength Test Procedures
  • TDS 117 Vacuum/Breton Process Synthetic Marble & Stone
  • TDS 120 Marble And Granite Tiles
  • TDS 125 S.I. Conversions for lbs./in2 & kg/cm2
  • TDS 136 Glossary of Ceramic Tile Industry Terms
  • TDS 137EN EN 12004 Classifications
  • TDS 137ISO ISO 13007 Classifications
  • TDS 139 Compressive Strength of Mortars (ASTM C109-93 Modified)
  • TDS 141 Conversion Factors
  • TDS 159 Efflorescence - Causes and Prevention
  • TDS 161 Testing Standards for Tile and Stone Installation Materials
  • TDS 164 Lippage - Causes and Prevention
  • TDS 166 LATICRETE and Moisture Vapor Emission Rate, Relative Humidity and Moisture Testing of Concrete
  • TDS 169 Flood Testing Procedures
  • TDS 194 Sustainability, Tile and LATICRETE
  • TDS 196 Proper Trowel Selection and Back Buttering
  • TDS 233 Floor Flatness (FF) and Floor Levelness (FL)
  • TDS 240 Air Barriers
  • TDS 250 Cubic Conversions of LATICRETE® & LATAPOXY® Products
  • TDS 251 Low VOC LATICRETE® Products/LEED Certification
  • TDS 252 Why Are Expansion Joints Needed In Tile and Stone Applications?
  • TDS 256 Movement Joints in Residential and Light Commercial Applications
  • TDS 280 VOC Regulations and Their Impact on LATICRETE® Brands
  • TDS 284 Uncoupling Membranes and LATICRETE® Mortars
  • TDS 291 LATICRETE and OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Regulations

Latex Portland Cement Mortars

  • TDS 106 Storage and Handling of LATICRETE® Materials
  • TDS 107 History Of Latex In Portland Cement Mortars
  • TDS 108 Adding Pigment To Mortars
  • TDS 114 LATICRETE® Mortars- Do's and Don'ts
  • TDS 175 Cold Weather Tiling and Grouting
  • TDS 175M Cold Weather Veneer Installations
  • TDS 176 Hot Weather Tiling and Grouting
  • TDS 176M Hot Weather Veneer Installations
  • TDS 176N NXT™ Hot Weather Installation Considerations
  • TDS 187 LATICRETE® Colored Adhesive Mortars

Substrates and Preparation

  • TDS 102 Avoiding Problems With Thin-Set Cement Adhesives
  • TDS 105 Requirements for the "Thin Bed" Method
  • TDS 110 Protecting Exterior Installations of Tile, Stone and Adhered Veneers
  • TDS 118 Preparation of Concrete for Thin-Set Applications
  • TDS 123 Deflection
  • TDS 126 Ceramic & Stone Tile Over Cementitious Backer Units
  • TDS 128 Ceramic & Stone Tile Over New Concrete
  • TDS 129 Thin Bed Installations Over Wall Or Floor Mortars
  • TDS 131 Ceramic & Stone Tile Over Painted Surfaces
  • TDS 133 Cement Backer Unit Over Lightweight Steel Framing
  • TDS 135 Ceramic & Stone Tile Over Existing Wall & Floor Surfaces
  • TDS 140 Gas Beton, Ytong and Aerated Autoclaved Concrete (AAC) Block
  • TDS 142 Installation of Tile or Stone Over Concrete with Crystalline Waterproofing
  • TDS 146 Bonding Tile and Stone To Steel Substrates
  • TDS 147 STRATA_MAT™ and LATICRETE® Mortars
  • TDS 148 Bonding Ceramic Tile or Stone Over Poured Gypsum Underlayment
  • TDS 152 Bonding Ceramic Tile, Stone or Brick Over Wood Floors
  • TDS 154 Concrete Curing Compounds and Surface Hardeners
  • TDS 157 Exterior Installations of Tile and Stone Over Occupied Space
  • TDS 162 Installation of Floor HEAT Track
  • TDS 165 Ceramic Tile & Stone Over Fly Ash Concrete
  • TDS 167 LATICRETE® Waterproofing Membranes Tied Into Membrane Materials and Flashing
  • TDS 168 Preparation of Cast-In-Place Concrete
  • TDS 183 Drying of Concrete
  • TDS 184N Maintenance of NXT™ Cementitious Decorative Toppings
  • TDS 185N NXT™ Wear Surface Variation
  • TDS 192 Installation of Ceramic Tile in Swimming Pools
  • TDS 230N NXT™ Substrate Preparation and Primer Guide
  • TDS 231 Measuring A Room To Receive Floor Heat/Floor Warming
  • TDS 232N Extending NXT™ Self-Leveling Underlayments With Pea Gravel
  • TDS 236 Determining Self-Leveling Underlayment Elevation Requirements
  • TDS 238N Guide for Polishing NXT™ LEVEL DL

Waterproofing Products and Procedures

  • TDS 112 Ceramic & Stone Tile Over Liquid Urethane WP Membranes
  • TDS 188 9235 Waterproofing Membrane Corner Treatments
  • TDS 189 9235 Waterproofing Membrane Checklist
  • TDS 410EU Spraying HYDRO BAN®
  • TDS 410M Application of Air & Water Barrier Using Sprayers and Power Rollers
  • TDS 412 Resilient Flooring Adhesives and LATICRETE® Membranes

Epoxy Adhesives, Grout Products and Procedures

  • TDS 111 Epoxy Grout Joint Removal
  • TDS 144 Re-Grouting Floor Joints in Commercial Kitchens and Industrial Environments
  • TDS 149 Grouting Narrow Vertical Joints with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Grout and SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout
  • TDS 153 LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive Over Vertical Interior Plywood
  • TDS 158 LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive (Reg. & Rapid) for Exterior Installations
  • TDS 191 Grouting Stone with SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout or SPECTRALOCK PRO Grout
  • TDS 198 Epoxy Grout Haze Removal
  • TDS 258 Commercial Kitchens (Back of House) and Industrial Applications Grouting Solutions

Cement Grout Products & Procedures

  • TDS 113 Cement Grout Care & Maintenance
  • TDS 174 Factors That Affect Final Cement Grout Color
  • TDS 400 Grout Guide

Environmental Product Declarations - Product Specific (Type III)

  • EPD 85216 LATICRETE Cement Self-Leveling Underlayment Product Specific Environmental Product Declaration
  • EPD 85217 LATICRETE Cement Mortar for Tile Installation Product Specific Environmental Product Declaration
  • EPD 85218 LATICRETE Cement Grout for Tile Installation Product Specific Environmental Product Declaration

Surface Care - Maintenance and Care Instructions

  • MCI 101 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Terrazo Tile - Honed
  • MCI 102 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Large Area Sealer Application Methods
  • MCI 104 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Porcelain, Ceramic & Quarry Tile with Cement Grout
  • MCI 105 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Porcelain, Ceramic & Quarry Tile with Epoxy and Single Component Grouts
  • MCI 106 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished Marble
  • MCI 107 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Unpolished, Honed and Textured Marble
  • MCI 108 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished or Less Absorptive Granite
  • MCI 109 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished, Absorptive Granite
  • MCI 110 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Unpolished, Honed and Textured Granite
  • MCI 111 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished Limestone
  • MCI 112 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Unpolished, Honed and Textured Limestone
  • MCI 113 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished Travertine
  • MCI 114 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Unpolished, Honed and Textured Travertine
  • MCI 115 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Natural Slate
  • MCI 116 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Sandstone & Flagstone
  • MCI 117 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Polished Terrazzo and Agglomerate Marbles
  • MCI 118 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Saltillo, Terra Cotta & Clay Brick
  • MCI 119 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Concrete & Cement Bricks
  • MCI 120 STONETECH® Maintenance & Care Cantera & Adoquin

Special Applications & Methods

  • TDS 115 LATICRETE Finish Coats
  • TDS 116 Rapid Set Products
  • TDS 119 Installing Porcelain, "Granito" & Similar Tiles
  • TDS 121 Commercial Coolers and Freezers
  • TDS 122 Benefits of LATICRETE® Packaged Mortars
  • TDS 127 "Float & Backbutter" Method For Facades
  • TDS 130 LATICRETE® Wall Renders, Scratch Coats, Plaster and Stucco
  • TDS 132 Storage, Transportation and Shelf Life of LATICRETE® and LATAPOXY® Products
  • TDS 134 Installation of Tile or Stone in Elevator Cabs
  • TDS 138 Gunite/Shot-crete Process
  • TDS 143 Slurry Bond Coats - When & What To Use
  • TDS 145 Installation of Glass Mosaic Tiles
  • TDS 150 Installation of Resin-Backed Tile and Stone
  • TDS 151 Stone Slab Installations in Tubs or Showers
  • TDS 160 Installation of Tile In Commercial Kitchens
  • TDS 163 LATICRETE and Sound Control
  • TDS 170 Installing Reduced Thickness Porcelain Tile
  • TDS 171 Bonding Ceramic Tile and Stone To Steel Pools, Spas and Fountains
  • TDS 172 Installation of Tile or Stone in Steam Rooms Over Backer Board
  • TDS 173 Installation of Tile or Stone Over Existing Terrazzo
  • TDS 178 LATICRETE and Resin Agglomerate Stone Tile
  • TDS 179 Pool Maintenance Guide
  • TDS 180 Pool Maintenance Checklist
  • TDS 181 Installation of Tile or Stone on Stairs
  • TDS 182 Horizontal Natural Stone Paver Installation over Concrete Slabs
  • TDS 186 Re-Grouting Swimming Pools, Fountains and Water Features
  • TDS 190 Installation of Large Format Glass Tile
  • TDS 193 Installation of Large Format Tile
  • TDS 285 Rigid Foam Insulation and Insulated Concrete Forms with LATICRETE Products  

LATICRETE® Resinous Flooring Products

  • DS3 217EU Surface Preparation for LATICRETE® Resinous Flooring
  • TDS 420 Maintenance, Repair & Recoat Guide for LATICRETE® Polyaspartic Flooring
  • TDS 421 SPARTACOTE™ Product Selection Guide
  • TDS 422 SPARTACOTE™ Approved Applicator Process
  • TDS 432 SPARTACOTE™ Chip SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 433 SPARTACOTE™ Chip PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 434 SPARTACOTE™ Guard PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 435 SPARTACOTE™ Guard SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 436 SPARTACOTE™ Metallic PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 437 SPARTACOTE™ Metallic SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 438 SPARTACOTE™ Quartz PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 439 SPARTACOTE™ Quartz SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 440 SPARTACOTE™ SEAL PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 441 SPARTACOTE™ SEAL SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 444 SPARTACOTE™ Stain PURE™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 445 SPARTACOTE™ Stain SB™ Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 446 SPARTACOTE™ SL Epoxy Flooring Installation Guide
  • TDS 447 SPARTACOTE™ Installation Guide for Walls
  • TDS 448 SPARTACOTE™ Cove Base Installation Guide

Surface Care Products

  • TDS 259 Grout Release Guide
  • TDS 260 Avoiding or Resolving Surface Care Water-based Sealer Residue
  • TDS 261 Sealed Stone Testing and Treatment
  • TDS 262EU Stone & Tile Care Guide
  • TDS 262 Spanish Guia de Mantenimiento de Baldosas y Piedras

Regulatory Information

  • TDS 280 Environmental Regulations and Their Impact on LATICRETE Brands (USA)
  • TDS 281 Environmental Regulations and Their Impact on STONETECH Brands (USA)
  • TDS 282 Environmental Regulations and Their Impact on LATICRETE Brands (Canada)

Product Selection Guides and Uses

  • TDS 195 Product Selection Guide - USA

Troubleshooting Guides

  • TDS 201 Cement Grout Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 202 Epoxy Membrane Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 203 Fabric Reinforced Membranes Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 204 Portland Cement Mortar Bed Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 205 Self Leveling Underlayment Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 206 Sound Control Underlayment Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 208 Thin-Set Troubleshooting Guide for Cement Backerboard Surfaces
  • TDS 209 Thin-Set Troubleshooting Guide for Concrete and Masonry Surfaces
  • TDS 210 Thin-Set Troubleshooting Guide for Exterior Glue Plywood Surfaces
  • TDS 211 LATASIL Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 212 SPECTRALOCK® PRO Grout Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 213 LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive (Reg. & Rapid) Troubleshooting Guide
  • TDS 214 LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive Dispensed Using Cordless Mixer
  • TDS 216 SPECTRALOCK® PRO Premium Grout Troubleshooting Guide

Certification of Materials

  • TDS 300 9235 Waterproofing Membrane Certification
  • TDS 301 4237 Latex Additive and 211 Powder Certification
  • TDS 302 3701 Mortar Admix & 226 Thick Bed Mortar Certification
  • TDS 303 254 Platinum Certification
  • TDS 304 LATAPOXY® 300 Adhesive Certification
  • TDS 305 LATAPOXY® 310 Stone Adhesive & LATAPOXY® 310 Rapid Stone Adhesive Certification
  • TDS 306 Plaza and Deck System Certification
  • TDS 308 Blue 92 Anti-Fracture Membrane Certification
  • TDS 309 LATAPOXY® SP-100 Certification
  • TDS 310 LATAPOXY® 2000 Industrial Epoxy Grout Certification
  • TDS 313 LATASILTM Certification
  • TDS 314 15 Premium Mastic Certification
  • TDS 315 SPECTRALOCK® PRO Grout Certification
  • TDS 318 LATICRETE Systems Materials
  • TDS 319 3701 Mortar Admix and 220 Marble & Granite Cert.
  • TDS 320 HYDRO BAN® Certification
  • TDS 322 253 Gold Certification
  • TDS 323 1500 Sanded Grout Certification
  • TDS 324 1600 Unsanded Grout Certification
  • TDS 325 3701 Mortar Admix and 317 Certification
  • TDS 326 317 Certification
  • TDS 327 LATAPOXY® 210 Adhesive Certification
  • TDS 329 SPECTRALOCK® 2000 IG Certification
  • TDS 330 PERMACOLOR® Grout Certification
  • TDS 331 HYDRO BARRIERTM Certification
  • TDS 333 3701 Fortified Mortar Bed Certification
  • TDS 344 SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout Certification
  • TDS 346 PERMACOLOR® Select Certification

FAQ's 

  • TDS 404 Floor HEAT Frequently Asked Questions
  • TDS 405 170 Sound & Crack Isolation Mat Frequently Asked Questions
  • TDS 406 HYDRO BAN® In Pools and Water Features Frequently Asked Questions
  • TDS 407EU STONETECH® Surface Care Frequently Asked Questions