Custom VersaBond LFT Fortified Medium Bed Mortar (50 lbs.)
Versabond-LFT 50lb White/Gray Mortar - VBLFTMG50

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Versabond-LFT 50lb White/Gray Mortar - VBLFTMG50

Versabond-LFT Fortified Medium Bed Mortar is a professional grade polymer-modified medium bed mortar for use with large format porcelain, ceramic and natural stone tile. With a non-slumping formula to eliminate lippage, Versabond-LFT can be applied to 3/4" (19 mm) thick on horizontal applications. VersaBond-LFT exceeds ANSI A118.4 and A118.11.

Vendor No: VBLFTMG50

  • Specially formulated for large format tiles
  • Non-slumping formula eliminates lippage
  • Cost-efficient, all-purpose mortar
  • Good bond strength
  • Cures quickly even in cold climates
  • Approved for industry-recommended interior and exterior applications
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.4HT and A118.11 standards without the need for additives

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — ANSI A108.5, A118.4 and A118.11 of the American National Standards for the Installation of Ceramic Tile ASTM International (ASTM)

  • ASTM C109 Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in [50-mm] Cube Specimens)
  • ASTM C627 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems Using the Robinson-Type Floor Tester

Resilient Floor Covering Institute - (RFCI) Recommended Work Practices for Removal of Resilient Floor Coverings
Tile Council of North America (TCNA) - TCNA Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation, TCNA Method EJ171
Complies with ISO 13007-2

Conformance to Building Codes

Installation must comply with the requirements of all applicable local, state and federal code jurisdictions.

Composition of Product

Modified dry-set mortar, which is a proprietary blend of Portland cement, inorganic aggregates, copolymers and chemicals.

Environmental Consideration
  • Up to 2 points towards MR Credit 5, Regional Materials
  • Up to 2 points towards MR Credit 4, Recycled Content
  • Up to 1 point towards IEQ Credit 4.1, Low-Emitting Materials – Adhesives & Sealants
Suitable Tile Types
  • Vitreous, semi-vitreous or non-vitreous tile: ceramic, quarry, cement body tile, pavers
  • Impervious porcelain
  • Brick and stone veneer
  • Cement-based precast terrazzo
  • Gauged or ungauged natural stone tile
Suitable Substrates
  • Concrete, mortar beds, masonry, Portland cement plaster
  • WonderBoard® Lite, cement backerboards
  • Liquid-applied waterproofing membranes such as RedGard®, Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane, Custom® 9240, RedGard® SpeedCoat
  • Crack isolation sheet membranes such as Crack Buster® Pro<
  • Uncoupling mats such as RedGard® Uncoupling Mat
  • Substrates treated with MBP Multi-Surface Bonding Primer
  • Exterior Grade Plywood (interior residential and light commercial dry areas)
  • Gypsum wallboard (interior dry areas)
  • Existing ceramic tile (scarified)
  • Fully-bonded sheet vinyl flooring (scarified)
  • Plastic laminates (scarified)
  • Cutback adhesive (see preparation instructions)
Mixing Ratios

Mix 5.5 - 6 qts (5.2 - 5.6 L) clean water per 50 lb (22.68 kg) bag of mortar.

Mixing Procedures

Mix by hand or use a low 150-200 RPM speed 1/2" (13 mm) drill to achieve a smooth, paste-like consistency. Let the mixture slake or stand 5-10 minutes; stir again and use. Stir occasionally, but do not add more water. When properly mixed, troweled ridges will stand without slump.

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