Ardex 8+9 Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound
Ardex Gray Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound
ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound is a best-in-class solution designed to protect floors and walls from water damage. This two-component, solvent-free cement-based membrane consists of an acrylic-based liquid compound and a Portland and other hydraulic cement-based powder. With its easy application using a roller or paintbrush, it creates a highly flexible and waterproof coating that offers excellent bonding for ARDEX tile and stone mortars.
- Rapid setting, allowing for tiling in as little as 90 minutes
- Can undergo a flood test in just 4 hours
- Provides crack isolation up to 1/8" (3 mm)
- Excellent coverage with up to 300 sq. ft. for commercial units and up to 100 sq. ft. for convenient kits
- Available in Gray or White options to suit different preferences
- Ideal for applications in commercial and residential bathrooms, showers, and kitchens prior to tile and stone installation
- Can be used for interior or exterior floors and walls
- Easy application with a roller or paintbrush
- A solvent-free blend of Portland cement and other hydraulic cement, ensuring a strong bond with ARDEX tile and stone mortars
- Helps prevent efflorescence from the substrate
- Can be used as an alternative to a shower pan liner
- Available in GRAY and WHITE
Before application, ensure the substrate is solid, clean, dry, and free from oils, grease, wax, latex compounds, curing compounds, dust, and any foreign matter. Avoid installing below a surface temperature of 50°F (10°C).
MIX 1Mixing Ratio for Paintable Consistency: 1 gallon (3.78 L) of ARDEX 8 per 9 lb. (4 kg) of ARDEX 9 *For small batches, mix 1 part ARDEX 8 to 1 part ARDEX 9 by volume
2/3 gallon (2.5 L) of ARDEX 8 per 9 lb. (4 kg) of ARDEX 9 *For small batches, mix 2/3 part ARDEX 8 to 1 part ARDEX 9 by volume
100 sq. ft. (2 coats) over drywall *Approximately 70 sq. ft. (2 coats) over concrete
Pot Life: Up to 45 minutes
Drying Time: 30-45 minutes for the initial coat, approximately 60 minutes for the final coat
Flood Test: Begin 4 hours after the second coat has been applied VOC: 0
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Protect packages from sun exposure and liquid from freezing.
Shelf Life: 1 year
Warranty: ARDEX L.P. Standard Limited Warranty applies
ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound is the ideal choice for commercial or residential showers, bathrooms, and kitchens. Its exceptional performance, ease of use, and cost-effectiveness make it a superior solution for protecting surfaces from water infiltration.