Premium, Large-and-Heavy-Tile Mortar with Polymer
Ultraflex LFT is a premium, non-sag, large-and-heavy-tile mortar and thin-set mortar designed for large-format and heavy tile and stone for interior/exterior floor, wall and countertop installations. This mortar has a high content of unique dry polymer, resulting in excellent adhesion to the substrate and tile. It is formulated with Easy Glide Technology™ for ease of application.
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.
What is the right mortar for my tile size?
Cement thin-set mortars, such as MAPEI's Keraflex™ SG and Porcelain Tile Mortar, are good for tile up to 15" (38 cm) on any side. If your tile has any side longer than 15" (38 cm), you will need a large-format-tile (LFT) mortar, such as MAPEI's Keraflex Plus or Ultraflex® LFT™ .
Can I use Premium Mortar with a radiant-heat flooring system?
MAPEI's Premium Mortar for tile and stone should not be used with radiant-heat flooring systems. Polymer-modified, cement-based mortars, such as MAPEI's Ultraflex® LFT™, are generally recommended for installing tile over radiant-heat systems. Refer to the written instructions of the radiant-heat manufacturer for recommendations of cement-based mortars.
Can Premium Mortar be used outside?
MAPEI's Premium Mortar for tile and stone should not be used for exterior installations. Polymer-modified, cement-based mortars that are generally recommended for installing tile outside include MAPEI's Ultraflex® LFT™ mortar, and MAPEI's Keraflor® mortar mixed with MAPEI's Keraply® additive.
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.