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Ardex 8+9 Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound

SKU 24796
by Ardex
Original price $111.11 - Original price $117.69
Original price
$117.69
$111.11 - $117.69
Current price $117.69
Color: White

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.

Features

  • Rapid Setting Formula: Tile ready in just 90 minutes, speeding up project timelines.
  • Quick Flood Test: Suitable for a flood test in as little as 4 hours.
  • Crack Isolation: Effectively handles cracks up to 1/8" (3 mm).
  • Generous Coverage: Up to 300 sq. ft. for commercial units and 100 sq. ft. for kits.
  • Color Options: Available in Gray or White to match different design preferences.
  • Versatile Application: Ideal for use in bathrooms, showers, and kitchens in both commercial and residential settings.
  • Indoor and Outdoor Use: Suitable for interior and exterior floors and walls.
  • Easy Application: Can be applied using a roller or paintbrush.
  • Strong Bonding: Solvent-free blend of Portland and other hydraulic cement.
  • Efflorescence Prevention: Protects against efflorescence from the substrate.
  • Shower Pan Liner Alternative: Offers an innovative solution in place of traditional shower pan liners.
  • Instructions

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 1

Mixing 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

MIX 2

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

Coverage:

100 sq. ft. (2 coats) over drywall *Approximately 70 sq. ft. (2 coats) over concrete

Performance:

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.

More Details

ARDEX 8+9™ Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound, in a sophisticated gray finish, is an innovative, two-component system designed to provide unparalleled waterproofing and crack isolation for floors and walls. This solvent-free, cement-based membrane is quick to set, allowing for tiling within 90 minutes and flood testing in just 4 hours, significantly accelerating project completion times. Ideal for both commercial and residential applications, it offers exceptional coverage, extending up to 300 sq. ft. in commercial units and 100 sq. ft. in convenient kits. Whether you're renovating a bathroom, shower, or kitchen, ARDEX 8+9™ in Gray provides a robust, flexible, and waterproof coating that adheres excellently to ARDEX tile and stone mortars. It's not only easy to apply but also combats efflorescence from the substrate, enhancing the durability and aesthetic of your installation. Available in both Gray and White, it caters to various design needs and can be used as an effective alternative to traditional shower pan liners for indoor and outdoor applications, making it a versatile and reliable choice for professionals.

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Manufacturer

ARDEX Americas is a leading provider of innovative building systems. We develop, manufacture, and distribute high-performance specialty building products, including flooring solutions, concrete repair, self-leveling underlayment, moisture control systems, tile adhesives, grouting systems, screeds, surface preparation, waterproofing solutions, and decorative concrete. As a family-owned company, ARDEX prioritizes local customer interaction, ensuring jobs are done right the first time to specification and on schedule while minimizing risk and costly callbacks. Our commitment to excellence is backed by industry-unique warranty systems covering products and labor costs.

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  • Is ARDEX 8+9 Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound suitable for exterior applications?

    Yes, ARDEX 8+9 Rapid Waterproofing and Crack Isolation Compound can be used for both interior and exterior floors and walls.