F Ball F41 Styccobond Carpet Tile Tackifier
STYCCOBOND F41 is a solvent-free acrylic polymer emulsion adhesive that contains a rust inhibitor. It is designed to provide a permanently tacky film which prevents ‘loose lay’ carpet tiles from moving under normal traffic but enables them to be lifted and replaced easily when required. It is non-flammable, is protected against biodegradation, is suitable for use over normal underfloor heating installations, is resistant to plasticiser migration and will withstand normal wet cleaning techniques.
STYCCOBOND F41 can be used for securing a wide range of carpet tiles backed with bitumen/felt, non-woven fabric, PVC and other polymer backings.
STYCCOBOND F41 can also be applied to STOPGAP smoothing underlayments, structurally sound, smooth, dry subfloors of concrete and sand/cement screed, plywood, flooring grade chipboard and hardboard.
STYCCOBOND F41 can also be applied to non-absorbent subfloors such as STOPGAP Waterproof Surface Membranes, Raised Access Flooring Panels, Steel, Terrazzo, Granolithic, Linoleum and Vinyl Floorcoverings. Sound flooring grade asphalt must be skimmed with a minimum of 3mm of the appropriate STOPGAP smoothing underlayment.
Product Specifications & Key Features:
- Appearance: Viscous Liquid
- Colour: White
- Available in 20ltr, 15ltr and 5ltr capacity
- Drying Time (approx.): 30 minutes depending on temperature, humidity and absorbency of the subfloor
- Coverage (approx.): 7m2 per litre with a roller:
- 20 litres Tub = 160 – 440m²
- 15 litres Tub = 120 – 330m²
- 5 litres Tub = 40 – 110m²
- Note: Coverage rates will depend on the condition and absorbency of the subfloor
Using the brush or roller, apply the adhesive evenly to the subfloor, over the whole area to be covered. Allow drying to a clear, tacky film before placing the carpet tiles in position, pressing firmly from the centre outwards and paying particular attention to the edges. When used over a raised access panel system, the tackifier should be poured into a tray and applied carefully using a roller to avoid excess adhesive seeping between individual panels and achieve the recommended coverage figure.
Installation of PVC-backed carpet tiles over vinyl floorcoverings – Apply STYCCOBOND F41 by brush or roller in bands to the back of the tile, avoiding the edges. Allow to dry before placing the tile in position.
For any areas under question please consult the F Ball Technical team.
Do not place the tiles before the adhesive has dried to a clear film. This can result in a permanent bond being formed. In heavy traffic areas e.g. where concentrated stiletto heel or heavy wheeled traffic is anticipated, permanently bonding tiles have been found to help extend their life. Consult the tile manufacturer for advice in these situations.
STYCCOBOND Paint Roller or medium stiff broom. Tools should be cleaned with warm soapy water while the adhesive is still wet.
Store between 5ºC and 30°C. Protect from frost.
12 months in unopened containers stored under good conditions.