Products

Laticrete launches Laticrete 125 anti-fracture mortar

March 1, 2008
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+


Laticrete, a global leader in the manufacturing of innovative systems for the installation of ceramic tile and stone, has announced the launch of Laticrete® 125 anti-fracture mortar, a lightweight, superior crack prevention mortar that passes the ANSI A118.12 specification for crack isolation in thinset ceramic tile and dimensional stone installations. Laticrete 125 anti-fracture mortar takes the place of liquid or sheet anti-fracture membranes and thinset combinations for crack isolation, bridging existing cracks up to 1/8-inch (3 mm), and preventing the transmission of new cracks to the tiled surface. Laticrete 125 anti-fracture mortar is a two-component mortar reinforced with Kevlar® to provide strength and flexibility, and its lightweight formula allows installers to quickly and easily install tile or stone yielding the same coverage as a 50-pound bag of traditional thinset.

Laticrete 125 Anti-Fracture Mortar is highly flexible and ideal for residential or commercial applications, providing peace of mind as a component of the Laticrete 10 Year System Warranty and Lifetime Residential Warranty. Representing the only thinset that meets the ANSI A118.12 specification standard, according to the company, Laticrete 125 Anti-Fracture Mortar eliminates the need for membrane thinset combinations to prevent the transmission of non-structural cracks up to 1/8 inch, and features antimicrobial protection from Microban®.

Laticrete 125 anti-fracture membrane is recommended for any size tile or stone using the thin-bed or medium-bed application, and is suitable for use over the a wide range of substrates, including concrete, cement mortar beds, cement backer board, existing ceramic tile and stone, exterior glue plywood (interior use only), brick masonry and cement terrazzo.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

Check out the latest products from stone companies.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From fabrication...to installation...to marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+

Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.