Bostik TKO Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive Datasheet Bostik TKO Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive

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  • Description for Bostik TKO Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive

    One-part, moisture cured urethane adhesive; provides a tough, flexible, tenacious bond; expands with the wood.

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    Application Type Bond
    1 Part or 2 Part 1-Part
    Material Form Liquid
    Substrate Acrylic, Ceramic, Shorts, Cement, Bamboo, Concrete, Vinyl, Terrazzo, Chip Board, HardWood, Particle Board, PlyWood, Wood
    Manufacturer Bostik
    Chemistry Urethane
    Application Method Square-notched trowel
    Cure Method Moisture
    Cure Time (min) 480 to 600
    Viscosity (cPs) 550,000
    Color Stone, White
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 66
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Durability Tough
    Density (g/cm³) 13.8 (weight (lbs/gal))
  • Technical Data for Bostik TKO Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1-Part
    • Material Form
      • Liquid
    • Substrate
      • Ceramic
      • Concrete
      • Acrylic (PMMA) - Acrylic
      • Vinyl
      • Wood - Bamboo, Chip Board, HardWood, Particle Board, PlyWood
      • Fabric - Shorts
      • Stone - Cement, Terrazzo
      • Other - Gypsum, Marble
    • Industry
    • Chemistry
    • Application Method
      • Spatula/Trowel - Square-notched trowel
    • Cure Method
      • Moisture / Condensation Cure - Moisture
    • Color
      • Gray - Stone
      • White
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Application Temperature (°F) 50 to 100
    Cure Time (min) 480 to 600
    Viscosity (cPs) 550,000
    Work / Pot Time (min) 180
    Bond Strength
    Shear Strength (psi) >160 Test Method
    Tensile Strength (psi) >120
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 66
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Hardness
    Durability Tough
    Elongation (%) >180
    Flexibility Flexible, Tenacious
    Other Properties
    Flash Point (°F) >145.0 Test Method
    % Solids (%) >95
    Density (g/cm³) 13.8 (weight (lbs/gal))
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details Store at temperatures between 50°F and 100°F. Shelf life is one year from date of manufacturing in closed, original packaging.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 50 to 100
    Shelf Life Type From the date of manufactue
    Shelf Life (mon) 12
    Not Good For
    Don't Use For Perimeter bonded flooring material, Vinyl backed cork flooring
    Don't Use With Cutback residue, VCT/vinyl
  • Best Practices for Bostik TKO Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive

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    1. Surface Preparation

      Surfaces must be clean, dry and smooth

      free of voids, projections, loose materials, oil, grease, sealers and all other surface contaminants. If there are any moisture related concerns, or if solid wood is being installed, completely remove cutback adhesive residue by sandblasting, shotblasting or scarifying. When sandblasting, shotblasting or scarifying, surface texture must be similar to light broom finished concrete. Maximum acceptable floor variation is 3/16” in 10 feet. Surface areas requiring patching or leveling must be done using a Portland cement based material (i.e. Bostik Fast Patch 102™, SL-150™, or SL-155 Fast Set).

    2. Application

      Read and understand data sheet completely before beginning installation. Follow industry standards and wood flooring manufacturer’s recommendations for design, layout and application of wood flooring material.

    3. Curing

      As you work, immediately clean any adhesive from prefinished flooring with Bostik’s Ultimate Adhesive Remover™ or mineral spirits (be careful not to harm finish) and then dry buff with a non-abrasive paper towel. Immediately clean all tools and equipment with Bostik’s Ultimate Adhesive Remover™, or mineral spirits before material cures. TROWEL CLEAN-UP TIP: Before use, cover areas of the trowel that are not used to spread the adhesive with duct tape. After use, simply tear off tape before material cures, and clean remainder of trowel with adhesive remover.

    4. Clean-Up

      As you work, immediately clean any adhesive from prefinished flooring with Bostik’s Ultimate Adhesive Remover™ or mineral spirits (be careful not to harm finish) and then dry buff with a non-abrasive paper towel. Immediately clean all tools and equipment with Bostik’s Ultimate Adhesive Remover™, or mineral spirits before material cures. TROWEL CLEAN-UP TIP: Before use, cover areas of the trowel that are not used to spread the adhesive with duct tape. After use, simply tear off tape before material cures, and clean remainder of trowel with adhesive remover.

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Shear Strength Test Methods
Shear Strength Substrate
>160 psi Oak to Concrete
Flash Point Test Methods
Flash Point Test Method
>62.8°C Closed cup