Standard Tile Mortar with Polymer
Ultraflex 1 is a standard-grade, single-component, polymer-modified thin-set mortar for most interior and exterior installations of tile. This mortar has an above average content of unique dry polymer, resulting in good adhesion to the substrate and tile. Ultraflex 1 can be used for both interior and exterior installations of tile in most residential floor and wall applications. In commercial applications, use on interior floor and wall installations and exterior floors. Ultraflex 1 meets or exceeds ANSI A118.4 and ANSI A118.11 requirements when mixed with water.
Which tile mortars are recommended for use over Mapelastic® AquaDefense?
MAPEI mortars for use over Mapelastic AquaDefense are: Ultraflex® LFT™, Ultraflex LFT Rapid, Ultraflex LHT®, Keraflex™ Plus, Ultraflex 1, Keraflex SG, Ultraflex LHT SG mixed with Keraply®, Adesilex™ P10 Mosaic & Glass Tile Mortar mixed with Keraply, MAPEI Ultralite™ Mortar and Kerapoxy® 410.
Is a polymer-enriched mortar the same thing as a latex-modified mortar?
Yes, there are several terms used to describe a cement-based tile mortar that contains polymer, such as "latex-enriched," "latex-modified," "polymer-enriched" and "polymer-modified." MAPEI's Ultraflex® 1, Keraflex™ SG , Keraflex Plus , Ultraflex LFT™, MAPEI Ultralite™ Mortar and Adesilex™ P10 Mosiac & Glass Tile Mortar contain polymer and are considered modified.