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PROFLEX™ Products, Inc.  Tile Setting Materials and Accessories
 
         
SECTION 09305
 
         
TILE SETTING MATERIALS AND ACCESSORIES
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** ProFlex Products, Inc.; tile setting materials and accessories.
This section is based on the products of ProFlex Products, Inc., which is located at:
2500 Drane Field Rd.
Lakeland, Florida 33811
Toll Free Phone: 877-538-3437
Phone: 863-937-9623
Fax: 863-937-9624
Email: customers@proflex.us.
Web Site: www.proflex.us.
PROFLEX™ offers state of the art self bonding crack suppression membranes and sound control underlayments for wood and tile installation. also offers a complete flooring systems that include waterproofing products, thinsets, and adhesives. Please click on the following links to get detailed technical information on our products.

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          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
 
          A.Elastomeric membranes for water, crack, and sound control. (Maxxim Series SIM-40 mil) (Maxxim Series SIM-90 mil) (CISM 40 mil) (SSC 70 mil) (MSC 90 mil)
 
          B.Underlayment for crack and sound control. (RR 100) (RCU 250) (RCU 500)
 
          C.Underlayment with recycled fiber. (RU 125)
 
          D.Sound control underlayment for use under LVT/VCT. (LV 100)
 
          E.Flooring repair products. (CISM Repair Kit) (ReBond It)
 
          F.Elastomeric membrane primers. (PR 11, Water Based, Interior) (PR 27, Solvent Based, Exterior) (GP 1 Gypcrete Primer)
 
          G.Underlayment adhesive. (RC 4G)
 
          H.Surface preparation products. (Feather Flex) (Pro Stick Patch) (Industrial Floor Repair) (Self Leveling Underlayment) (Deep Pour Underlayment)
 
          I.Thinset mortars. (Pro Stick 22) (Pro Stick 32) (Pro Stick 42) (Pro Stick 42 R) (Pro Stick 42L) (Super Stick) (Epoxy Mortar)
 
          J.Medium bed mortar. (Pro Stick 50)
 
          K.Thick bed mortar system. (MSI)
 
          L.Latex additive. (LL5, Liquid Latex)
 
          M.Liquid applied membranes. (Hydra-Seal) (Hydra Lock)
 
          N.Moisture sealers. (MS 225)
 
          O.Adhesives. (Wood PWA 200, Urethane) (Wood PWA 160, Acrylic)( Vinyl Tile PS 77) (VCT PS 88)
 
          P.Mastics. (Pro Stick 35)
 
          Q.Surface protection products. (Pro Paper) (Pro Shield)
 
          R.Cleaners, enhancers and sealers. (Grout Release) (Sulfamic Acid Cleaner) (Penetrating Sealer) (Impregnating Sealer) (Enhancing Sealer) (Porous Sealer) (Tile and Grout Cleaner)
 
          S.Perimeter Isolation Barrier. (PIB)
 
          T.Grout. (Sanded) (Unsanded)
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 03300 - Cast-In-Place Concrete: concrete pad, foundations and anchor bolts.
 
          B.Section 05080 - Factory-Applied Metal Coatings.
 
          C.Section 08545 - Metal Window Screens.
 
          D.Section 08810 - Glass: Glass and glazing requirements for glazed openings.
 
          E.Section 09640 - Wood Flooring.
 
          F.Section 09900 - Paints and Coatings: Finish painting of structural members, doors, roof, curbs and factory prime painted miscellaneous items.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):
          1.ASTM C109 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50-mm] Cube Specimens).
          2.ASTM C190 - Method of Test for Tensile Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars.
          3.ASTM C348 - Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Hydraulic-Cement Mortars.
          4.ASTM C469 - Standard Test Method for Static Modulus of Elasticity and Poisson's Ratio of Concrete in Compression.
          5.ASTM C627 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems Using the Robinson-Type Floor Tester.
          6.ASTM C836 - Standard Specification for High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane for Use with Separate Wearing Course.
          7.ASTM C882 - Standard Test Method for Bond Strength of Epoxy-Resin Systems Used With Concrete By Slant Shear.
          8.ASTM D146 - Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Bitumen-Saturated Felts and Woven Fabrics for Roofing and Waterproofing.
          9.ASTM D882 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting.
          10.ASTM D903 - Standard Test Method for Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds.
          11.ASTM D1682 - Standard Methods of Test for Breaking Load and Elongation of Textile Fabrics.
          12.ASTM D1790 - Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastic Sheeting by Impact.
          13.ASTM D3273 - Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber.
          14.ASTM E90 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements.
          15.ASTM E413 - Classification for Rating Sound Insulation
          16.ASTM E492 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Impact Sound Transmission Through Floor-Ceiling Assemblies Using the Tapping Machine.
          17.ASTM E 989 - Standard Classification for Determination of Impact Insulation Class (IIC).
          18.ASTM E 2179 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of the Effectiveness of Floor Coverings in Reducing Impact Sound Transmission Through Concrete Floors.
 
          B.ANSI:
          1.ANSI A108.5 - Installation of Ceramic Tile with Dry-Set Portland Cement Mortar or Latex-Portland Cement Mortar.
          2.ANSI A108.1A - Installation of Ceramic Tile in the Wet Set Method with Portland Cement Mortar.
          3.ANSI A108.1B - Installation of Ceramic Tile on a Cured Portland Cement Mortar Setting Bed with Dry-Set or Latex-Portland Cement Mortar.
          4.ANSI 118.1 - Specifications for Dry-Set Portland Cement Mortar.
          5.ANSI 118.4 - Specifications for Latex-Portland Cement Mortar.
          6.ANSI 118.10 - Specifications for Load Bearing, Bonded, Waterproof Membranes For Thin-Set Ceramic Tile And Dimension Stone Installations.
          7.ANSI A118.11 - Exterior Grade Plywood, Latex Portland Cement Mortar.
          8.ANSI A136.1 - Organic Adhesives for Installation of Ceramic Tile.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
 
          B.Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets for products specified, including but not limited to:
          1.Performance characteristics.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Installation Instructions.
 
          C.Warranty Documentation: Including Corradi Installation Certification Document completed by qualified authorized factory installer.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Provide Engineer approved shop drawings showing details including but not limited to locations, components, anchorage requirements, accessories, tolerances and clearances.
          1.MR 4.1 Recycled Content
          2.MR 4.2 Recycled Content
          3.EQ 4.1 Low Emitting Materials, Adhesives, and Sealants (Adhesives Specified meet SCAQMD Rule 1168).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
          E.Selection Samples: Two complete sets of samples representing manufacturer's full range of available aluminum finishes and fabric types.
 
          F.Verification Samples: For each aluminum finish and fabric type specified, two samples representing actual aluminum finish and fabric type.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing prefabricated structures and shelters with a minimum documented experience of twenty years.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Installation by authorized dealer using certified Corradi trained installers.
 
          C.Prefabricated Components: Comply with manufacturer's published literature for products meeting indicated design loads in accordance with state and local requirements as applicable.
 
          1.6DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING
 
          A.Deliver, store and handle materials and products in strict compliance with manufacturer's instructions and recommendations and industry standards.
 
          B.Store products in manufacturer's unopened, labeled packaging until ready for installation.
          1.Protect components and accessories from corrosion, deformation, damage and deterioration. Keep materials free from dirt and foreign matter.
 
          1.7COORDINATION AND SEQUENCING
 
          A.Pre-installation Meetings: Convene a pre-installation conference to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, utility connections, manufacturer's installation instructions, warranty requirements and to establish procedures to maintain optimum working conditions and to coordinate this work with related and adjacent work.
 
          1.8PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's Standard Limited Warranty: For materials and workmanship.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The BRONZE warranty is available for the following surface preparation products: PROFLEX SLU with primer, PROFLEX HydraSeal, PROFLEX Elastomeric Membranes with primer, PROFLEX RCU Membranes, PROFLEX RR-100, PROFLEX LV-100 and MSI Part 1 and 2; and the following adhesives and thinsets: ANSI 118.11 thinset ANSI 118.11 Medium bed Mortar Approved LVT Adhesive Approved Wood Adhesive. Delete if not required.
          1.Warranty Type/Period: Bronze Warranty, 5 years.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The SILVER warranty is available for the following surface preparation products: PROFLEX SLU with primer, PROFLEX HydraSeal, PROFLEX Elastomeric Membranes with primer. PROFLEX RCU Membranes, PROFLEX RR-100, PROFLEX LV-100 and MSI Part 1 and 2; and the following adhesives and thinsets: ProStick 42, ProStick 50, MSI Part 1 and 2, PWA 160, RCU Adhesive, PS-77. Delete if not required.
          2.Warranty Type/Period: Silver Warranty, 15 years.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The GOLD warranty is available for the following surface preparation products: PROFLEX SLU with primer, PROFLEX HydraSeal, PROFLEX Elastomeric Membranes with primer, PROFLEX RCU Membranes, PROFLEX RR-100, PROFLEX LV-100 and MSI Part 1 and 2; SuperStick, PS-42 with Plus Additive, MSI Step 1 and 2, PWA 200, RCU Adhesive and PS-77. Delete if not required.
          3.Warranty Type/Period: Gold Warranty, limited lifetime warranty.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: PROFLEX™ Products, Inc. , which is located at: 2500 Drane Field Rd. ; Lakeland, FL 33811; Toll Free Tel: 877-538-3437; Tel: 863-937-9623; Fax: 863-937-9624; Email: request info; Web: www.proflex.us
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specially designed for use under approved thinsets, mortars, and adhesives for interior and exterior applications of ceramic tile, stone, and brick, and for interior applications of wood flooring to eliminate transmission of cracks and reduce sound transmission. Other applications also may be suitable. Contact Technical Support for further information. To eliminate cracks in finished floor work, apply product to entire substrate prior to installation of finished flooring. Companion products include: PR-series Primer, RST - Seaming tape and PIB - Isolation Barrier. Delete if not required.
 
          2.2ELASTOMERIC MEMBRANES FOR WATER, CRACK, AND SOUND CONTROL
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Crack-Isolation Sound Membranes:
          1.Product: ProFlex Maxxim Series SIM-40 mil as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite underlayment; rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Total Thickness: 40 mil (1 mm).
          5.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          6.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          7.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          8.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          9.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/in (0.14 kg/mm).
          10.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/in (0.18 kg/mm).
          11.Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 989 / ASTM E492): 54, with 8 inches (203 mm) concrete slab and acoustic ceiling.
          12.Sound Transmission (ASTM E 90): 64.
          13.Robinson Test (ASTM C 627): Heavy duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Crack-Isolation Sound Membranes:
          1.Product: ProFlex Maxxim Series SIM-90 mil as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite underlayment; rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Total Thickness: 90 mil (2.3 mm).
          5.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          6.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          7.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          8.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          9.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/in (0.14 kg/mm).
          10.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/in (0.18 kg/mm).
          11.Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 989 / ASTM E492): 71, with 8 inches (203 mm) concrete slab and acoustic ceiling.
          12.Sound Transmission (ASTM E 90): 66.
          13.Robinson Test (ASTM C 627): Heavy duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Crack-Isolation Sound Membranes:
          1.Product: ProFlex CISM 40 mil as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite underlayment; rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Total Thickness: 40 mil (1 mm).
          5.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          6.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          7.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          8.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          9.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/in (0.14 kg/mm).
          10.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/in (0.18 kg/mm).
          11.Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 989 / ASTM E492): 54, with 8 inches (203 mm) concrete slab and acoustic ceiling.
          12.Sound Transmission (ASTM E 90): 64.
          13.Robinson Test (ASTM C 627): Heavy duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Crack-Isolation Sound Membranes:
          1.Product: ProFlex SSC 70 mil as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite underlayment; rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Total Thickness: 70 mil (1.8 mm).
          5.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          6.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          7.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          8.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          9.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/inch (0.14 kg/mm).
          10.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/inch (0.18 kg/mm).
          11.Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 989 / ASTM E492): 54, with 8 inches (203 mm) concrete slab and acoustic ceiling.
          12.Sound Transmission (ASTM E 90): 62.
          13.Robinson Test (ASTM C 627): Heavy duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          E.Crack-Isolation Sound Membranes:
          1.Product: ProFlex MSC 90 mil as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite underlayment; rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Total Thickness: 90 mil (2.3 mm).
          5.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          6.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          7.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          8.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          9.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/in (0.14 kg/mm).
          10.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/in (0.18 kg/mm).
          11.Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 989 / ASTM E492): 68, with 8 inches (203 mm) concrete slab and acoustic ceiling.
          12.Sound Transmission (ASTM E 90): 72.
          13.Robinson Test (ASTM C 627): Heavy duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Can be installed over a variety of substrates and used with selected setting materials with a wide range of tile, stone, and other hard finish surfaces. The product's construction allows it to be suitable for direct bond installations. Actual installation instructions for installation and use of setting materials are available on a separate publication and should be read and adhered to for warranty compliance. Delete if not required.
 
          2.3UNDERLAYMENT FOR CRACK AND SOUND CONTROL
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Composite Sound Control Underlayment:
          1.Product: ProFlex RR 100 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite sound control underlayment; installs with direct bond method.
          3.Membrane Composition: Combination of 100 percent recycled rubber products; synthetic rubber and polyurethane.
          4.Membrane Thickness: 0.08 inch (2 mm).
          5.Compliance: Sound reduction performance data.
          a.Tests Assembly: 18 inches (457 mm) wood truss floor assembly with ceiling system, 3/4 inch (19 mm) gypcrete pour, and a finished floor of 1/8 inch (3 mm) luxury vinyl tile over Proflex RR-100 underlayment.
          b.Sound Transmission Class (ASTM E 90 / ASTM E 413): STC 55.
          c.(IIC) Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 492 / ASTM E 989): Contact manufacturer for details.
          d.(Delta IIC) Increase in Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 2179): Contact manufacturer for details
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Composite Sound Control Underlayment:
          1.Product: ProFlex RCU 250 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite sound control underlayment; installs with direct bond method.
          3.Membrane Composition: Material blend consisting primarily of recycled rubber with naturally renewable granulated cork particles; synthetic rubber, cork (suberin, lignin, and cellulose) and polyurethane.
          4.Membrane Thickness: 0.08 inch (2 mm).
          5.Compliance:
          a.Sound Reduction Performance Data:
          1)(STC) Sound Transmission Class (ASTM E 90 / ASTM E 413): 56.
          2)(IIC) Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 492 / ASTM E 989): 54.
          3)(Delta IIC) Increase in Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 2179): Contact manufacturer for details.
          b.Structural Performance Data (ASTM C 627): Robinson Test, Residential.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Composite Sound Control Underlayment:
          1.Product: ProFlex RCU 500 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Composite sound control underlayment; installs with direct bond method.
          3.Membrane Composition: Material blend consisting primarily of recycled rubber with naturally renewable granulated cork particles; synthetic rubber, cork (suberin, lignin, and cellulose) and polyurethane.
          4.Membrane Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
          5.Compliance:
          a.Sound Reduction Performance Data:
          1)(STC) Sound Transmission Class (ASTM E 90 / ASTM E 413): 53.
          2)(IIC) Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 492 / ASTM E 989): 50.
          3)(Delta IIC) Increase in Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 2179): 21.
          b.Structural Performance Data (ASTM C 627): Robinson Test, Residential.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Designed for use with glue-down or mechanically fastened hardwood or engineered wood floors, and can be used with ceramic tile installations. The underlayment is designed to be used over a variety of substrates and under certain circumstances, can be placed over existing finish surfaces, reducing the need to tear out old flooring associated with remodeling projects. Contact manufacturer's technical support for specific information. Delete if not required.
 
          2.4RECYCLED FIBER UNDERLAYMENT
 
          A.Product: ProFlex RU 125 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          1.Membrane Composition: Blended synthetic fibers, 100 percent recycled material; anti-microbial additive inhibits mold growth.
          2.Membrane Thickness: 0.11 inch (2.8 mm).
          3.Weight: 25 oz/sq yd (8.9 kg/sq m).
          4.Density: 18.9 lb / ft3 (287 kg/m3).
          5.R-Value (at 0.11 inch (2.8 mm) thickness): 0.46 hr-ft2-degF/Btu (4.19/in).
          6.Compliance:
          a.Flammability: Meets or Exceeds CSPC FF 1-70.
          b.Sound Reduction Performance Data:
          1)(STC) Sound Transmission Class (ASTM E 90): 53 for assemblies with ceramic tile over wood subfloor with 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) of Gypcrete.
          2)(IIC) Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 492 / ASTM E 989): 52 for assemblies with ceramic tile over wood subfloor with 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) of Gypcrete.
          3)(FIIC) Field Impact Insulation Class: 60.
          a)For assemblies with ceramic tile over 8 inches (203 mm) concrete subfloor with no ceiling assembly.
          b)For assemblies with 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) engineered wood flooring over 8 inches (203 mm) concrete subfloor, no ceiling assembly.
          c.Structural Performance Data:
          1)Traffic Performance (ASTM C 627): Robinson Test, Light Commercial.
          2)Traffic Performance (ASTM C 627): Robinson Test, Extra Heavy.
          3)Compression Resistance (at 25 percent): 23.2 psi (160 kPa).
          4)Compression Resistance (at 30 percent): 37.0 psi (255 kPa).
          5)Compression Resistance (at 50 percent): 219.6 psi (1514 kPa).
          6)Tensile Strength: 74.8 lb (34 kg), width 63.3 lb (29 kg).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proflex LV-100 offers an industry leading sound reduction in a single layer membrane product. LV-100 typically meets or exceeds most community building code, developer, or condominium requirements. LV-100 also installs quickly. It has a thickness (2.5 mm / 0.08 in.) which minimizes transition issues. Delete if not required.
 
          2.5SOUND CONTROL UNDERLAYMENT FOR USE UNDER LVT / VCT
 
          A.Composite Sound Control Underlayment for LVT/ VCT:
          1.Product: ProFlex LV 100 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Membrane Composition: Cork granules and recycled sponge EVA, agglomerated with a polyurethane binder.
          3.Recycled Content: 85 percent post industrial by weight.
          4.Thickness: 0.08 inch (2.0 mm).
          5.Compliance: Sound reduction performance data.
          a.With no ceiling assembly and finished floor of 1/8 inch (3 mm) luxury vinyl tile.
          b.(STC) Sound Transmission Class (ASTM E 90 / ASTM E 413): 55.
          c.(IIC) Impact Insulation Class (ASTM E 492 / ASTM E 989): 55.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.6FLOORING REPAIR PRODUCTS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specially designed to be used under approved thinsets, mortars, and adhesives for interior and exterior applications of ceramic tile, stone, and brick, and for interior applications of wood flooring to bridge existing cracks up to 3/8 inch on a substrate. The CISM-KIT is a cost-effective means of repairing existing cracks within a substrate without the expense and effort of applying a Proflex elastomeric membrane to an entire substrate. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Crack-Isolation Repair-Kit:
          1.Product: ProFlex CISM Repair Kit as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: 40 mil (1 mm) composite underlayment consisting of rubberized membrane laminated to reinforcing fabric on face and siliconized release sheet on adhesive side.
          3.Application: Crack and joint isolation up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm). Not for use over expansion joints (structural design joints) or structural (out-of-plane) movement cracks; does not eliminate need for movement joints.
          4.Components: Each kit includes one roll and one quart of PR11 interior primer.
          5.Roll Dimensions: 75 sq ft (7 sq m).
          a.Roll Width: 18 inches (457 mm); can cover 12 inch (305 mm) tiles on a diagonal placement.
          b.Roll Length: 50 feet (15.2 m).
          6.Total thickness Fabric thickness Elongation Tensile MD Pliability Adhesion to plywood Adhesion to primed concrete Robinson test
          7.Total Thickness: 40 mil (1 mm).
          8.Fabric Thickness: 6 mil (0.15 mm).
          9.Elongation (ASTM D 882): 350 percent.
          10.Tensile MD (ASTM D 1682): 1270 psi (8756 kPa).
          11.Pliability (ASTM D 146): Pass, 25.
          12.Adhesion to Plywood (ASTM D 1790): 8 lb/inch (0.14 kg/mm).
          13.Adhesion to Primed Concrete (ASTM D 903): 10 lb/inch (0.18 kg/mm).
          14.Traffic Performance (ASTM C 627): Robinson Test, Heavy Duty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** An easy to use bonding compound designed to rebond loose or hollow tiles without the costly expense of replacing them. The compound is a safe, easy to install, and easy to clean, is used by tile professionals and builders to provide an economical alternative to removing and resetting tiles. Cures in as little as 10 hours. Eliminates the expense of tear out and reinstallation of tile. Available in the following size containers: 10 oz tubes (24 tubes / 1CT), 32 oz tubes (12 tubes / 1CT), 1 gallon container (4 gal. / 1CT), 5 gallon Container (36 Ct / 1PA). Delete if not required.
 
          B.Bonding Compound:
          1.Product: ProFlex ReBond It; synthetic latex based bonding agent as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proflex PR-Series of primers are necessary companion products to be used with the Proflex series of elastomeric membranes. The PR-Series of primers are designed to condition and prepare a substrate for the application of Proflex membranes. The primers are formulated for interior or exterior conditions, see specific features and benefits of each product, and can be applied easily and safely to a variety of substrates. Available Packaging: 1-Gallon container, 4 containers per carton, 45 cartons per pallet (180 units). 5-Gallon container, 36 containers per pallet. Delete if not required.
 
          2.7PRIMERS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Acceptable for use in applications where conditions of higher relative humidity (Rh) exist. Consult manufacturer for details. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Elastomeric Membrane Primers:
          1.Product: ProFlex PR 11; water based interior / exterior grade primer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Elastomeric Membrane Primers:
          1.Product: ProFlex PR 27; solvent based, hazmat classified, exterior grade primer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specially formulated for Gypcrete substrates. Delete if not required.
 
          C.Elastomeric Membrane Primers:
          1.Product: ProFlex GP 1 Gypcrete Primer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 4 gallon container, 48 containers per pallet.Delete if not required.
 
          2.8UNDERLAYMENT ADHESIVE
 
          A.Underlayment Adhesive:
          1.Product: ProFlex RC 4G; water based adhesive as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: High-tack aggressive bonding adhesive to be used in conjunction with RCU Membrane products.
          3.Application: Proflex RCU-Adhesive shall be used to bond RCU membranes to dry, fully cured, and dimensionally stable concrete. Exterior or marine grade plywood. Contact technical support for additional approved substrates.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.9SURFACE PREPARATION
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Cementitious Finish Patching Compound:
          1.Product: Feather Flex as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Portland cement based one component skim coat.
          3.Application: Leveling and smoothing concrete, ceramic and quarry tile, terrazzo, wood, and water insoluble cut-back adhesive prior to the installation of finished flooring such as VCT, continuous vinyl flooring, or other standard flooring products,
          4.Thickness: Feather edge to multiple layers to 1/2 inch (13 mm) total thickness.
          5.Limitations: For interior application only. Do not apply over metal, pressed board, or water-sensitive materials. Do not use below 50 degree F (10 degree C). Do not use in areas subject to standing water or continuous moisture exposure. Insure that the finished sub floor meets all flooring and adhesive manufacturers' specifications.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Polymer Modified Cementitious Finish Patching Compound:
          1.Product: Pro Stick Patch as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Portland cement based one component skim coat.
          3.Application: Patching compound for interior uses with extended pot life. May be used over dry concrete and wood underlayments such as exterior grade plywood prior to the installation of floor coverings. It can be used on, below, or above grade concrete surfaces horizontally or vertically.
          4.Thickness: For repairing interior sub-floors from a true featheredge to 1/2 inch (13 mm). Application of two layers required for greater thickness up to 1 inch (25 mm).
          5.Compressive Strength (ASTM C109):
          a.4 Hours - 1200 psi (8268 kPa).
          b.28 Days - 4500 psi (31005 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Polymer Modified Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Leveling Compound:
          1.Product: Industrial Floor Repair as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Portland cement based one component structural repair and leveling mortar.
          3.Application: Interior and exterior restoration of deteriorated concrete elements and slabs. It may be placed into forms or used in horizontal applications. IFR may be used as an exposed industrial wear surface or as an underlayment for resilient, carpet, laminate, ceramic tile, and wood flooring.
          4.Thickness: 1/8 inch to 3/4 inch (3 mm to 19 mm) neat with addition of water, 3/4 inch to 3 inches (19 mm to 76 mm) with addition of clean, washed and drained 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) crushed stone. Apply over primed surfaces.
          5.Primer: Proflex Latex additive.
          6.Compressive Strength (ASTM C109):
          a.1 Hour - 2000 psi (13780 kPa).
          b.3 Hours - 3500 psi (24115 kPa).
          c.24 Hours - 5000 psi (34450 kPa).
          d.28 Days - 7500 psi (51675 kPa).
          7.Tensile Strength (ASTM C-190):
          a.7 Day 400 psi (2756 kPa).
          b.28 Day 470 psi (3238 kPa).
          8.Flexural Strength (ASTM C-348):
          a.7 Day 1250 psi (8613 kPa).
          b.28 Day 1400 psi (9646 kPa).
          9.Shear Bond Adhesion (ASTM C-882):
          a.7 Day 1950 psi (13436 kPa).
          b.28 Day 2550 psi (17570 kPa).
          10.Modulus of Elasticity (ASTM C-469):
          a.4.22 x 10(6) psi (3.67 x 10(7)).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Self Leveling Underlayment:
          1.Product: Self Leveling Underlayment as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Cement based self-leveling underlayment providing a smooth and flat concrete surface.
          3.Application: For interior use only over primed concrete substrates.
          4.Thickness: 1/8 inch (3 mm) neat over primed substrate. Thicknesses greater than 1/2 inch (13 mm) require 1/8 inch clean washed dry aggregate is required.
          5.Primer: Proflex SLU primer.
          6.Compressive Strength: 6000 psi
          7.Flexural Strength: 1000 lb/sq. inch (0.70 kg/sq mm) at 28 days.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          E.Deep Pour Self Leveling Underlayment:
          1.Product: Deep Pour Underlayment as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Self leveling compound of calcium aluminates cement, sand, and proprietary chemicals.
          3.Application: Used to smooth and finish rough interior concrete or wood floors where a fast set is desired within hours.
          4.Thickness: Applied up to 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) in a single application.
          5.Primer: All surfaces shall be primed with Proflex DPU Primer prior to installation.
          6.Compressive Strength (ASTM C-109):
          a.5 hour - 1500 psi (10335 kPa).
          b.24 hr - 2500 psi (17225 kPa).
          c.7 day - 3000 psi (20670 kPa).
          d.28 day - 4500 psi (31005 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.10THINSET MORTARS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Unsanded Thinset Mortar:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 22 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: One component unsanded mortar used to set non-absorptive (vitreous or semi-vitreous) tiles.
          3.Application: Provides a suitable bond coat to adhere tile to plaster, concrete, and masonry surfaces. For added performance, latex additive shall be mixed with dry set mortar for application over exterior grade plywood and Proflex membranes.
          4.Shear Strength:
          a.Quarry Tile (7 days) - Minimum 200 psi (1378 kPa).
          b.Mosaic Tile (7 days) - Minimum 200 psi (1378 kPa).
          c.Glazed Wall Tile (7 days) - Minimum 300 psi (2067 kPa).
          5.Compressive Strength (7 days) - Minimum 3500 psi (24115 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Multi Purpose Thinset Mortar:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 32 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Thin set mortar has superior performance and workability characteristics not found in regular thin set mortars, along with an ex-tended open time. When mixed, it produces a creamy, easy to spread mortar specially developed for the professional tile setter. For commercial and residential use.
          3.Application: For installation of ceramic tile, pavers, quarry tile, porcelain tile, clay bodied tile, For installation over tile backer board, plumb and true masonry, properly cured and finished concrete, gypsum plaster, gypsum block or gypsum board (dry areas - walls only,). Cured Portland cement mortar.
          4.Compliance: ANSI 118.4.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Multi Purpose Thinset Mortar:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 42 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Thin set mortar has superior performance and workability characteristics not found in regular thin set mortars, along with an ex-tended open time. When mixed, it produces a creamy, easy to spread mortar specially developed for the professional tile setter. For commercial and residential use.
          3.Application: For installation of ceramic tile, pavers, quarry tile, porcelain tile, clay bodied tile, high bottom lugged tile, marble, granite, mosaic, large format tiles, vertical tile installations up to 5 lb/sf (25.6 kg/sq. m). For installation over tile backer board, plumb and true masonry, properly cured and finished concrete, gypsum plaster, gypsum block or gypsum board (dry areas - walls only,) Cured Portland cement mortar, exterior grade plywood, plastic laminates, masonry surfaces.
          4.Compliance: ANSI A118.4, ANSI A118.11.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Multi-Purpose Rapid Setting Thin-Set Mortar:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 42 R as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Rapid set thin set mortar has superior performance and workability characteristics not found in regular thin set mortars, along with an ex-tended open time. When mixed, it produces a creamy, easy to spread mortar specially developed for the professional tile setter. For commercial and residential use.
          3.Application: For installation of ceramic tile, pavers, quarry tile, porcelain tile, clay bodied tile, high bottom lugged tile, marble, granite, mosaic, large format tiles, vertical tile installations up to 5 lb/sf (25.6 kg/sq. m). For installation over tile backer board, plumb and true masonry, properly cured and finished concrete, gypsum plaster, gypsum block or gypsum board (dry areas - walls only,) Cured Portland cement mortar, exterior grade plywood, plastic laminates, masonry surfaces.
          4.Wood Floor Substrates: Wood flooring shall be a minimum of one inch (25 mm) thick APA plywood. Deflection of the plywood substrate due to live or dead loads shall not exceed 1/360 of the span. Increased thickness and strengthening of the subfloor where required. Applications using exterior grade plywood are for interior uses not subjected to water. Plywood shall be Group One, Exterior Grade, CC or better and shall be installed according to TCA F150.
          5.Compliance: ANSI A118.4, ANSI A118.11.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          E.Premium Thinset Mortar:
          1.Product: Super Stick as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Polymer modified mortar composed of sand, cement, dry resins and other proprietary chemicals.
          3.Application: Used to adhere virtually all types of tile, especially large tile units, marble, and granite to acceptable surfaces. Ideal for use over Pro Flex membranes to assure maximum performance. Formulated to hold large units in place on vertical surfaces, and reduce unevenness caused by setting of the tile when used on horizontal surfaces. May be used in and around pools and fountains or "submersible" conditions.
          4.Thickness: Applied in thickness from 1/8 to 1/2 inches (3 mm to 13 mm).
          5.Wood Floor Substrates: Wood flooring shall be a minimum of one inch (25 mm) thick APA plywood. Deflection of the plywood substrate due to live or dead loads shall not exceed 1/360 of the span. Increased thickness and strengthening of the subfloor where required. Applications using exterior grade plywood are for interior uses not subjected to water. Plywood shall be Group One, Exterior Grade, CC or better and shall be installed according to TCA F150.
          6.Shear Strength:
          a.Marble and Granite:
          1)7 days - Minimum 300 psi (2067 kPa).
          2)28 days - Minimum 600 psi (4134 kPa).
          b.Quarry Tile
          1)7 days - Minimum 250 psi (1723 kPa).
          2)28 days - Minimum 570 psi (3927 kPa).
          c.Porcelain Tile
          1)7 days - Minimum 250 psi (1723 kPa).
          2)28 days - Minimum 400 psi (2756 kPa).
          d.Quarry Tile/Plywood
          1)7 days - Minimum 200 psi (1378 kPa).
          2)28 days - Minimum 280 psi (1929 kPa).
          7.Compressive Strength (7 days Minimum) - 3500 psi (24115 kPa).
          8.Compliance: ANSI A118.4, ANSI A118.11.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          F.Epoxy Mortar Adhesive:
          1.Product: Proflex EM Epoxy Mortar as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Three component epoxy mortar adhesive used for installation of moisture sensitive and resin backed tile.
          3.Application: Maximum bond strength and shock resistance for installing a variety of tile and natural stone surfaces. Epoxy mortar is ideal for pool and fountain areas where finished surfaces will be exposed to high moisture or water submersion.
          4.Shear Strength:
          a.Tile (7 days) - Minimum 1000 psi (6890 kPa).
          b.Quarry Tile (7 days) - Minimum 1000 psi (6890 kPa).
          c.Porcelain Tile (7 days) - Minimum 1000 psi (6890 kPa).
          5.Compressive Strength (7 days) - Minimum 10,000 psi (68900 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.11MEDIUM BED MORTAR
 
          A.Premium Medium Bed Mortar:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 50 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Latex modified, fiber reinforced, medium bed mortar composed of sand, cement, and resins
          3.Application: Installation of ceramic tile, pavers, quarry tile, porcelain tile, clay bodied tile, high bottom lugged tile, marble, granite, mosaic, large format tiles, vertical tile installations up to 5 lb/sf (25.6 kg/sq. m). For installation over tile backer board, plumb and true masonry, properly cured and finished concrete, gypsum plaster, gypsum block or gypsum board (dry areas - walls only,) cured Portland cement mortar, exterior grade plywood, plastic laminates and masonry surfaces.
          4.Wood Floor Substrates: Wood flooring shall be a minimum of one inch (25 mm) thick APA plywood. Deflection of the plywood substrate due to live or dead loads shall not exceed 1/360 of the span. Increased thickness and strengthening of the subfloor where required. Applications using exterior grade plywood are for interior uses not subjected to water. Plywood shall be Group One, Exterior Grade, CC or better and shall be installed according to TCA F150.
          5.Thickness: Up to 3/4 inch (19 mm) with minimal shrinkage.
          6.Compliance: ANSI A118.11, ANSI 118.4, ANSI 118.1, and ANSI 108.5.
          7.Shear Strength:
          a.Marble & Granite Units (7 days) - Minimum 300 psi (2067 kPa).
          b.Quarry Tile (7 days) - Minimum 250 psi (1723 kPa).
          8.Compressive Strength (7 days) - Minimum 3500 psi (24115 kPa).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.12THICK BED MORTAR SYSTEM
 
          A.Mud Set Installation System:
          1.Product: MSI as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: The system uses elastomeric crack Isolation/waterproofing membranes, along with a high strength ANSI 118.11 thinset style mortar bond coat and a reinforced Portland cement based thick bed mortar.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete crack isolation product not required.
          a.Crack Isolation: PROFLEX elastomeric Crack-Isolation membranes.
          b.Crack Isolation: PROFLEX HydraSeal crack isolation and waterproofing.
          c.Thin Set Mortar Bond Coat: PROFLEX High-strength ANSI 118.11 thin set style mortar.
          d.Mud Set Bed: PROFLEX Portland cement based thick-bed mortar mix with various sized aggregates and specially designed fiber reinforcement.
          3.Application: Used for installing large format tile and stone. It is specially formulated to control shrinkage of a thick bed mortar. This system is designed to assist installers that are installing larger tile and stone as well as un-gauged stone, slate , marble, and granite (not water sensitive stones).
          4.Bed Thickness: Up to 4 inches (102 mm) over the Proflex membranes.
          5.Compliance: ANSI A118.11, ANSI A108.1A, ANSI A108.1B.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.13LATEX ADDITIVE
 
          A.Liquid Latex Additive and Primer:
          1.Product: LL5 (Liquid Latex) as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Latex based product designed to improve the properties of non-modified thin-sets, mortar beds, and grouts.
          3.Application: Used with thinset, Portland cement mortar mixes for patching concrete, underlayments for resilient flooring, thick bed mortars, leveling beds for ceramic tile and terrazzo and other thin applications where bonding is difficult.
          4.Mortar Thickness:
          a.When used as an additive for underlayments 1/4 inch (6 mm) or more in thickness, use Portland cement and clean plaster sand in a ratio of 3 parts sand to 1 part cement. Use Proflex latex in place of water.
          b.For thinner applications (to a feather edge), substitute fine silica 30-130 mesh for plaster sand.
          c.Thick bed installations will require less liquid to make a trowelable mix.
          5.Substrates: Apply product undiluted directly to surface using brush, roller or sprayer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.14LIQUID APPLIED MEMBRANE
 
          A.Waterproofing and Crack Suppression Membrane.
          1.Product: Hydra Lock as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A thin, load bearing membrane composed of modified elastomeric copolymer that provides a 100% waterproofing. Material can be installed over irregular shapes.
          3.Application: Use in areas requiring waterproofing and/or crack isolation for tile and stone applications.
          4.Thickness: Min 40 mils.
          5.Compliance: Exceeds ANSI 118.10, ANSI 118.12 IAPMO/UPCc File #4073.
 
          B.Waterproofing and Crack Suppression Membrane:
          1.Product: Hydra-Seal as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A thin, load bearing, crack-isolation, waterproof membrane, providing a monolithic transition for crack-isolation and waterproofing applications. The material is installed in a semi-fluid state and can be applied to most shapes or irregular form such as base flashings, walls, etc.
          3.Application: Use in areas requiring waterproofing and/or crack-isolation for thinset tile and stone applications.
          4.Thickness: 1/16 inch (0.16 mm).
          5.Compliance: Exceeds ANSI 118.10 requirements. Meets ASTM C-836-89 requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.15MOISTURE SEALER
 
          A.Moisture / Vapor Reducer:
          1.Product: MS 225 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A polymer based, solvent free product with multiple uses.
          3.Application: Reduce vapor emission levels on concrete slabs from 9 lb or 85% RH down to acceptable levels. Use on concrete slabs with moisture levels up to 12 lb or 90% RH in a two-coat application. Encapsulates old adhesive residue, (including cut-back asphalt adhesive residue). Seal dusty substrates, reduce porosity of gypsum and is alkali resistant.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.16ADHESIVES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Vinyl Composition Tile Adhesive:
          1.Product: PS 88 (Clear Spread Solvent Free Adhesive) as manufactured by Proflex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: One component pressure sensitive adhesive.
          3.Application; Used over cementitious and wood substrates to install VCT.
 
          B.Moisture Cured Urethane Wood Flooring Adhesive:
          1.Product: PWA 200 (Urethane) as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: One component moisture curing urethane adhesive.
          3.Application: Used over both concrete and wood substrates to install finish wood surfaces including solid hardwood planks, laminate hardwood flooring, and parquet flooring.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Acrylic / Urethane Wood Flooring Adhesive:
          1.Product: PWA 160 (Acrylic) as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: One component moisture curing acrylic-urethane latex adhesive.
          3.Application: Used over both concrete and wood substrates to install finish wood surfaces including solid hardwood planks, laminate hardwood flooring, and parquet flooring. Do not use for engineered wood exceeding the 1/2 inch (13 mm) thick 5 inches (127 mm) wide size, solid wood flooring.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Luxury Vinyl Tile:
          1.Product: PS 77 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A specialty, solvent free adhesive used for the installation of Proflex RR 100, LV 100 underlayment and LVT flooring.
          3.Compliance:
          a.California VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) - Solvent Free Product.
          b.SCAQMD Rule 1168: VOC compliant.
          c.SCAQMD Rule 443.1: Grams of VOC per Liter of Material < 1 gram/liter. Grams of VOC per Liter of Coating < 1 gram/liter.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.17MASTICS
 
          A.Ready to use TYPE 1 Mastic:
          1.Product: Pro Stick 35 as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A ready to use tile adhesive produced from high-viscosity, synthetic polymers.
          3.Application: Use for setting ceramic floor and wall tiles for residential and light-commercial applications. Use for countertops, backsplashes, tub and shower surrounds over precast shower bases where requirements do not exceed those of ANSI A136.1. Use for interior applications for ceramic tile to walls maximum 8 inches by 8 inches (203 mm by 203 mm) and ceiling tiles up to 6 inches by 6 inches (152 mm by 152 mm). Floor and countertop tiles not to exceed 6 inches by 6 inches (152 mm by 152 mm).
          4.Substrates: Fully cured concrete (28 days), cement backer board, exterior grade plywood for interior applications (Install per the Tile Council of North America, TCNA).
          5.Compliance: ANSI A136.1 for Type-1 Mastic.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.18SURFACE PROTECTION PRODUCTS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Cover Paper:
          1.Product: Pro Paper as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A light to medium duty floor covering product. Non staining to finished flooring surfaces. Breathable product that does not restrict the curing of mortars and/or adhesives. Product is made from 100 percent recycled materials.
          3.Size: 36 inches by 144 feet (914 mm by 44 meters).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.40 mil Cover Paper:
          1.Product: Pro Shield as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A light to medium duty floor covering product. Non staining to finished flooring surfaces. Breathable product that does not restrict the curing of mortars and/or adhesives. Product is made from 100 percent recycled materials.
          3.Size: 40 mil by 37 inches by 100 feet (1 mm by 940 mm by 30 meters).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.19CLEANERS ENHANCERS AND SEALERS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Professional Grade Grout Release:
          1.Product: Pro-Seal Grout Release as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Penetrating Sealer:
          1.Product: Penetrating Sealer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Professional grade, water-based, silicone resin, sealer. Water based formula shall not alter the natural look of finish surfaces.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Impregnating Sealer:
          1.Product: Impregnating Sealer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Formulated to penetrate tile and stone surfaces, while leaving the treated surface looking natural with minimal change in appearance.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          D.Enhancing Sealer:
          1.Product: Enhancing Sealer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Formulated to penetrate tile and stone surfaces, with added chemicals to enhance and brighten the natural colors of the surface being treated.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          E.Porous Sealer:
          1.Product: Porous Sealer as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Formulated to penetrate extremely dense and porous surfaces. Premium protection from oil and water based stains. Formulated to leave a natural finish, dries clear and non yellowing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          F.Tile and Grout Cleaner:
          1.Product: Tile and Grout Cleaner as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A blend of mild but powerful detergents and wetting agents designed to clean dirt and grease on contact.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          G.Sulfamic Acid Cleaner:
          1.Product: Sulfamic Acid Cleaner as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: A concentrated crystalline form of sulfamic acid for use in a water solution to remove cement smears, excess grout, efflorescence, and other mineral deposits.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.20GROUT
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Sanded Grout:
          1.Product: Proflex Sanded Grout as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Polymer modified cement and high quality pigments, for grouted joint widths greater than 1/8 inch (3 mm) up to 1/2 inch (12 mm). Complies with ANSI A118.6 and ANSI A108.1.
          3.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer’s full range.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Unsanded Grout:
          1.Product: Proflex Unsanded Grout as manufactured by ProFlex Products, Inc.
          2.Description: Polymer modified cement and high quality pigments, for grouted joint widths 1/8 inch (3 mm) or less. Complies with ANSI A118.6 and ANSI A108.1.
          3.Color: As selected by Architect from manufacturer’s full range.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
 
          A.Prepare substrates using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving best result for the substrates under project conditions.
 
          B.Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been prepared using the methods recommended by the manufacturer and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
 
          C.If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
 
          3.2INSTALLATION
 
          A.Installation:
          1.Install products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          2.Allow curing time recommended by manufacturer before allowing foot traffic or other construction activities in the area.
 
          3.3PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before substantial completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION