Bostik D-5 Mortar Datasheet Bostik D-5 Mortar

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  • Description for Bostik D-5 Mortar

    Extremely durable; used vertically or horizontally; for residential to heavy commercial applications.

    Note: This material has been discontinued. Please view the Comparable Materials tab or call us at (262) 293-7970 for additional help.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Substrate Ceramic, Cement, PlyWood, Concrete, Vinyl, Dimension stone tiles, Wood, Granite, Slate, Glazed Wall Tile , Porcelain Tile , Quarry Tile
    Manufacturer Bostik
    Chemistry vinyl/VCT
    Application Method Notched trowel
    Cure Method Air dry
    Color Limestone, Limestone
  • Technical Data for Bostik D-5 Mortar

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Substrate
      • Ceramic
      • Concrete
      • Vinyl
      • Wood - PlyWood
      • Stone - Cement, Dimension stone tiles, Granite, Slate, Glazed Wall Tile , Porcelain Tile , Quarry Tile
      • Other - Marble, Porcelain
    • Industry
    • Chemistry
      • Other - vinyl/VCT
    • Application Method
      • Spatula/Trowel - Notched trowel
    • Cure Method
      • Room Temperature / Air Dry - Air dry
    • Color
      • Gray - Limestone
      • Off-White - Limestone
    Bond Strength
    Shear Strength (psi) 470, 504, 370, 175, 200, 300, 225 Test Method
    Compressive Strength (psi) 3,200 Test Method
    Flexibility Flexible
  • Best Practices for Bostik D-5 Mortar

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Surface must be clean, dry and smooth

      free of voids, projections, loose materials, oil, grease, sealers, curing compounds, waxes and all other surface contaminants that may inhibit proper bond.

    2. Application

      Apply a thin coat of DURABOND D-5 Premium Thin-Set Mortar with the flat edge of trowel to achieve a good mechanical bond to the substrate. Comb additional mortar with the appropriate size notched trowel. If any evidence of skinning or setting occurs, re-comb mortar with notched trowel. Apply mortar to an area no greater than can be tiled in 20 to 30 minutes. Apply using a twisting motion into a fresh bed of mortar to ensure maximum contact and bond. Periodically check back of tile to ensure proper transfer (interior applications-minimum 80% coverage

      exterior, wet, or plywood applications-minimum 95% coverage). A finished mortar bed thickness of 3/32" to 1/8" is required.

      See Vendor technical data sheet for more information.

    3. Mixing

      Using a slow speed mixer (<150 rpm), mix 5 to 6 quarts of clean potable water, or 6 to 7 quarts of DURABOND D-L16 High Strength or D-L36 Flexible Mortar Additive, to 50 pounds of DURABOND D-5 Premium Thin-Set Mortar. Mix to creamy consistency. Allow mixture to stand 15 minutes, and re-mix prior to application. Do not re-temper by adding more liquid.

      For installations over plywood, sheet vinyl/VCT, approved membranes, exterior applications, or when setting porcelain tile, DURABOND D-5 Premium Thin-Set Mortar must be mixed with DURABOND D-L16 High Strength or DURABOND D-L36 Flexible Mortar Additive.

    4. Curing

      Keep all foot traffic off the installation until tile is firmly set (approximately 12 hours). Set times are dependent upon temperature and humidity.

    5. Clean-Up

      Clean all tools and equipment with soap and water. Do not allow material to dry on surface of tile.

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Set Time Test Methods
Set Time Test Method
Work / Pot Time Test Methods
Work / Pot Time Temperature
Compressive Strength Test Methods
Compressive Strength Test Time
3,200 psi 0.00 min
Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Substrate Test Time Test Method
470 psi Porcelain Tile 0.00 sec w/D-L16, ANSI REQ 200
504 psi Glazed Wall Tile 0.00 sec w/D-L16, ANSI REQ 300
370 psi Quarry Tile 0.00 sec w/D-L16
175 psi Quarry to Wood 0.00 sec w/D-L16, ANSI REQ 150
200 psi Porcelain Tile 0.00 sec w/water, ANSI REQ 200
300 psi Glazed Wall Tile 0.00 sec w/water, ANSI REQ 300
225 psi Quarry Tile 0.00 sec w/water