Substrate preparation should be completed following ANSI A108 AN-2 “General Requirements for Sub-surfaces”. All substrates should be plumb and true, surface deviation should not exceed 1/8” in 10’.
Define the characteristics of the substrate on which the thin tile panels will be installed. Choose a mortar and grout that is suitable for the substrate and intended use of the project. In most installations a premium quality ANSI 118.4 mortar will be used. Consult the THINNER Technical Manual and check with the setting materials supplier.
Joints should be provided to comply with TCNA method EJ 171. Installation must comply with the current version of ANSI A108.02, A108.1B and ANSI A 108.5. Mix the mortar to the highest mix consistency according to the mortar manufacturer’s current data sheet.
Prior to handling, cutting, or installing the THINNER products, it is important to have on your safety equipment (Typical PPE; sure grip gloves, safety glasses, dust mask).
It is essential to work on a flat and clean surface; you can use the cover of the pallet of the 1m x 3m.
Installation must comply with the current version of ANSI A108.02, A108.1B and ANSI A 108.5. For additional detailed information on installtion, please reference the THINNER Technical Manual #48875R or visit us on the web at www.floridatile.com/thinner.