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TILE
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** American Olean Tile Co.; Commercial and residential tile and accessories.
.
This section is based on the products of American Olean Tile Co., which is located at:
7834 C. F. Hawn Fwy. P. O. Box 17130
Dallas, TX 75217
Toll Free Tel: 888-AOT TILE
Tel: 214-398-1411
Fax: 215-822-1353
Email: request info (suzi.rodriguez@daltile.com) or (gina_garza@americanolean.com)
Web: www.americanolean.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
It's your environment. And it's up to you to make it your own. At American Olean Tile, we've made it easy to do just that. We've divided our tile product line into distinct commercial and residential categories, each with a look and style all its own.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Tile and Accessories:
1.
Color Body Porcelain Tile.
2.
Glazed Floor Tile.
3.
Quarry Tile.
4.
Wall Tile.
5.
Mosaic Tile.
6.
Stone Tile.
7.
Tile Setting Materials.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 03 51 00 - Cast Roof Decks.
B.
Section 07 91 26 - Joint Fillers.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
1.
ANSI A108/A118/A136.1 - Specifications for the Installation of Ceramic Tile.
2.
ANSI A137.1 - Specifications for Ceramic Tile.
B.
American International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM C 144 - Standard Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar.
2.
ASTM C 150 - Standard Specification for Portland Cement.
3.
ASTM C 207 - Standard Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes.
4.
ASTM C 503 - Specification for Marble Building Stone (Exterior).
5.
ASTM C 615 - Specification for Granite Dimension Stone.
6.
ASTM C 629 - Specification for Slate Dimension Stone.
7.
ASTM C 847 - Standard Specification for Metal Lath.
8.
ASTM C 1028 - Standard Test Method for Determining the Static Coefficient of Friction or Ceramic Tile and Other Like Surfaces by the Horizontal Dynamometer Pull-Meter Method.
9.
ASTM D 4397 - Specification for Polyethylene Sheeting for Construction, Industrial, and Agricultural Applications.
C.
Tile Council of North America (TCNA): TCA Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation, 2007.
1.4
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain for projects intended to comply with ADAAG requirements. Delete if not required.
 
A.
Static Coefficient of Friction: Tile on walkway surfaces shall meet or exceed the following values as determined by testing in conformance with ASTM C 1028.
1.
Level Surfaces: Minimum of 0.6 (Wet).
2.
Step Treads: Minimum of 0.6 (Wet).
3.
Ramp Surfaces: Minimum of 0.8 (Wet).
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Indicate tile layout, patterns, color arrangement, perimeter conditions, junctions with dissimilar materials, control and expansion joints, thresholds, ceramic accessories, and setting details.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one or both of the following paragraphs. Selection of color after the contract has been awarded is only practical if all colors in the particular tile style cost the same. If not, specify the colors and delete the following samples.
 
D.
Selection Samples: For each product specified, two complete sets of color charts representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
E.
Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two full-size samples of the actual product, range of available color, and patterns.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
F.
Verification Samples: For tile 8 by 8 inches (203 by 203 mm) and smaller, mount actual units on minimum 12 by 12 inch (305 by 305 mm) plywood panels and grout with selected grout. For larger tile, submit two units of each type, and grout chart indicating selections.
G.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements. When applicable, submit a Master Grade Certificate signed by the manufacturer and the installer certifying that products meet or exceed the specified requirements of ANSI A137.1.
H.
Maintenance Data: Include recommended cleaning methods, cleaning materials, and maintenance coatings.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing the work of this section with minimum two years experience.
B.
Single Source Responsibility: Obtain each type and color of tile from a single source. Obtain each type and color of mortar, adhesive and grout from the same source.
C.
General: Provide tile that complies with ANSI A137.1 where applicable for types, compositions and other characteristics indicated. Provide tile in the locations and of the types colors and pattern indicated on the Drawings.
1.
Factory Blending: For tile exhibiting color variations within the ranges selected under Submittal of samples, blend tile in the factory and package so tile taken from one package shows the same range of colors as those taken from other packages.
2.
Mounting: For factory mounted tile, provide back or edge mounted tile assemblies as standard with the manufacturer, unless otherwise specified.
3.
Factory Applied Temporary Protective Coatings: Where indicated under tile type, protect exposed surfaces of tile against adherence of mortar and grout by precoating with a continuous film of petroleum paraffin wax applied hot. Do not coat unexposed tile surfaces.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Protect setting materials from freezing or overheating in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
C.
Store tile and setting materials on elevated platforms, under cover and in a dry location and protect from contamination, dampness, freezing or overheating.
1.8
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Do not install adhesives in an unventilated environment.
B.
Maintain ambient and substrate temperature of 50 degrees F (10 degrees C) during tiling and for a minimum of 7 days after completion.
1.9
EXTRA MATERIALS
A.
See Section 01600 - Product Requirements, for additional provisions.
B.
Deliver extra sets of hardware items for Owner's use in maintenance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Revise quantity as required. Delete if extra materials are not required.
 
1.
Provide for Owner's use a minimum of 2 percent of the primary sizes and colors of tile specified, boxed and clearly labeled.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: American Olean Tile Co., which is located at: 7834 C. F. Hawn Fwy. P. O. Box 17130; Dallas, TX 75217; Toll Free Tel: 888-AOT TILE; Tel: 214-398-1411; Fax: 215-822-1353; Email: request info (suzi.rodriguez@daltile.com) or (gina_garza@americanolean.com); Web: www.americanolean.com
 
** 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 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following General paragraphs as required and applicable to project requirements. Delete the paragraphs that are not.
 
2.2
TILE
A.
Colorbody Porcelain Tile
1.
Series: Avenue One
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
f.
Trim Name: Accent, Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner
2.
Series: Colt
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 36 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.05 percent.
e.
Surface Finishes: Unpolished, Light Polished.
f.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
3.
Series: Decorum
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches Modern Linear
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
f.
Surface Finishes: Textured, Polished, Unpolished.
g.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner
4.
Series: Infusion
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 2 by 24 inches.
e.
Floor Field Tile Size: 4 by 24 inches.
f.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 24 inches.
g.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
h.
Surface Finishes: Fabric, Wenge.
i.
Trim Name: Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner, Bullnose
5.
Series: Method
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.05 percent.
d.
Surface Finishes: Unpolished, Polished, Textured.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
6.
Series: Relevance
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 48 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Surface Finishes: Unpolished, Textured.
f.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner
7.
Series: Scene
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 48 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 8 by 48 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 48 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
e.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
f.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
g.
Surface Finishes: Unpolished, Light Polished, Accent.
h.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
8.
Series: Shadow Bay
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 18 inches.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
9.
Series: St Germain
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
e.
Floor Field Tile Size: 4 by 24 inches.
f.
Floor Field Tile Size: 2 by 24 inches.
g.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
h.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
10.
Series: Terreno
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 24 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
c.
Trim Name: Bullnose
11.
Series: Ultra Modern
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
b.
Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
d.
Surface Finishes: Polished, Unpolished.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
B.
Glazed Floor Tile:
1.
Series: Belmar
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
2.
Series: Bevalo
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Corner
3.
Series: Bordeaux
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 20 by 20 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 13 by 20 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 13 by 13 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6.5 by 6.5 inches.
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
f.
Trim Name: Floor Accent, Wall Accent, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner, Bullnose, Bullnose Outcorner
4.
Series: Castlegate
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Corner, Mosaic Bullnose
5.
Series: Concrete Chic
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner
6.
Series: Costa Rei
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
7.
Series: Creekwood
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 36 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
c.
Trim Name: Bullnose
8.
Series: Danya
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Corner
9.
Series: Fusion Cotto
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose
10.
Series: Historic Bridge
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 36 inches.
b.
Trim Name: Bullnose
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
11.
Series: Kendal Slate
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 18 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner.
12.
Series: Laurel Heights
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose
13.
Series: Mirasol
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Corner
14.
Series: Montego
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose
15.
Series: Pozzalo
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Counter Rail, Counter Rail Corner, Quarter Round, Quarter Round Outcorner, Radius Bullnose, Radius Bullnose Outcorner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
16.
Series: Rapport
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
c.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner
17.
Series: Salcedo
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
18.
Series: Stone Claire
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 13 by 13 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 13 by 20 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 20 by 20 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
19.
Series: Treymont
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose
C.
Quarry Tile:
1.
Series: Quarry Naturals
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 3.875 by 8 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 8 by 8 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
e.
Surface Finishes: Natural, Abrasive.
f.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner, Cove Base Incorner, Transition
2.
Series: Quarry Tile
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 3.875 by 8 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
d.
Surface Finishes: Quarry, Abrasive.
e.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Cove Base, Cove Base Outcorner, Cove Base Incorner
3.
Series: Sure Step II & Paver
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
c.
Surface Finishes: Thread, Paver.
d.
Trim Name: Bullnose, Bullnose Corner, Cove Base, Cove Base Long Corner, Cove Base Incorner
D.
Wall Tile:
1.
Series: Color Appeal Abstracts
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4 by 12 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
2.
Series: Ash Creek
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4 by 9 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 9 by 12 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
3.
Series: Avante
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
4.
Series: Belmar
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 9 by 12 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Wall Accent, Floor Border, Bullnose, Bullnose Corner, Counter Rail, Counter Rail Corner, Mosaic Bullnose, Quarter Round, Quarter Round Corner, Radius Bullnose, Radius Bullnose Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
5.
Series: Bevalo
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
6.
Series: Bordeaux
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4 by 8 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
7.
Series: Bright
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 4.25 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Quarter Round, Quarter Round Outcorner, Radius Bullnose, Radius Bullnose Corner, Radius Bullnose Outcorner, Sanitary Cove Base, Sanitary Cove Base Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner, V-Cap, V-Cap Incorner, V-Cap Outcorner
8.
Series: Castlegate
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 9 by 12 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
9.
Series: Ceramic Bath Accessories
a.
Wall Size: Tub Soap Dish BA725
b.
Wall Size: Paper Holder with Plastic Roller BA777
c.
Wall Size: Medium Corner Caddy BA765
d.
Wall Size: Towel Bar with White Plastic Bar BA730
10.
Series: Color Appeal
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 2 by 8 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4 by 12 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
11.
Series: Costa Rei
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches Harlequin
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
e.
Trim Name: Wall Accent, Vine Concave Accent, Interlocking Accent, Bullnose, Counter Rail, Counter Rail Corner, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Quarter Round, Quarter Round Corner, Radius Bullnose, Radius Bullnose Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
12.
Series: Danya
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
13.
Series: Designer Elegance
a.
Wall Size: 4 by 12 inches Illusions
b.
Wall Size: 1.5 by 11 inches Station
c.
Wall Size: 4 by 12 inches Elements
d.
Wall Size: 1 by 8 inches Torello
e.
Wall Size: 1 by 10 inches Caspian
f.
Wall Size: 1 by 12 inches Spiral Swag
g.
Wall Size: 1 by 12 inches Mosaic
h.
Wall Size: 1.5 by 12 inches Skyline & Shoreline
i.
Wall Size: 2 by 2 inches Dot
j.
Wall Size: 2 by 6 inches Shelf Rail
k.
Wall Size: 2 by 8 inches Damascus
l.
Wall Size: 2 by 9 inches Torre Venato
m.
Wall Size: 2 by 9 inches English Ivy
n.
Wall Size: 2 by 9 inches Meteor
o.
Wall Size: 2 by 11 inches Woodstock
p.
Wall Size: 2 by 12 inches Penny Wheel
q.
Wall Size: 2 by 12 inches Horizon
r.
Wall Size: 2 by 12 inches Sidewalk
s.
Wall Size: 2.25 by 11.75 inches Sienna Chair Rail
t.
Wall Size: 2.5 by 11.75 inches Tivoli
u.
Wall Size: 3 by 6 inches Swirl
v.
Wall Size: 3 by 6 inches Curl
w.
Wall Size: 3 by 12 inches Spiral Swag
x.
Wall Size: 4 by 8 inches Persian
y.
Wall Size: 4 by 9 inches English Ivy
z.
Wall Size: 4 by 11 inches Penny Diamond & Penny Square
aa.
Wall Size: 4 by 11 inches Opalescence
ab.
Wall Size: 4 by 11.75 inches Florence
ac.
Wall Size: 4 by 12 inches Natural Stone
ad.
Wall Size: 4 by 12 inches Night Watch & Emperor
ae.
Wall Size: 4 by 12 inches Empress
af.
Wall Size: 4 by 13 inches Rosa Rillevo
ag.
Wall Size: 4.25 by 4.25 inches Diamond Insert
14.
Series: Garden Oasis
a.
Wall Size: 0.75 by 8 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
15.
Series: Glass Block
a.
Block Size: 4 by 8 by 4 inches.
b.
Block Size: 6 by 6 by 4 inches.
c.
Block Size: 6 by 8 by 4 inches.
d.
Tridron Size: 8 by inches.
e.
Hedron Size: 8 by inches.
f.
Endblock Size: 8 by 8 by 4 inches.
g.
Arque: 8 by 8 by 4 inches.
h.
Block Size: 8 by 8 by 3 inches.
i.
Encurve Size: 8 by 8 by 4 inches.
16.
Series: Graphic Effects
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
c.
Trim Name: Jolly
17.
Series: Kendal Slate
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
18.
Series: Laurel Heights
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 12 by 18 inches.
b.
Trim Name: Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
19.
Series: Linea
a.
Wall Size: .5 by 6 inches.
b.
Wall Size: .5 by 8.5 inches.
c.
Wall Size: .75 by 12.75 inches.
d.
Wall Size: 1 by 6 inches.
e.
Wall Size: 2 by 6 inches.
20.
Series: Matte
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 4.25 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
d.
Trim Name: Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Quarter Round, Quarter Round Outcorner, Radius Bullnose, Radius Bullnose Corner, Radius Bullnose Outcorner, Sanitary Cove Base, Sanitary Cove Base Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner, V-Cap, V-Cap Incorner, V-Cap Outcorner
21.
Series: Mirasol
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
22.
Series: Pozzalo
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 9 by 12 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
23.
Series: Profiles
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches Bevel
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 8 by 8 inches.
d.
Wall Field Tile Size: 9 by 12 inches.
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
f.
Trim Name: Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
24.
Series: Refined Metals
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 2 by 8 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4 by 8 inches.
25.
Series: Resin Bath Accessories
a.
Wall Size: Tub Soap Dish BA725
b.
Wall Size: Paper Holder with Plastic Roller BA777
c.
Wall Size: Large Corner Caddy BA780
d.
Wall Size: Towel Bar with Clear Acrylic Bar BA730
26.
Series: Salcedo
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
27.
Series: Saxon Metals
a.
Wall Size: 1 by 12 inches Torello
b.
Wall Size: 2 by 2 inches Dot
c.
Wall Size: 2 by 12 inches Arbour
d.
Wall Size: 2 by 12 inches Chair Rail
e.
Wall Size: 2.5 by 12 inches Griffin
f.
Wall Size: 3 by 3 inches Corner
g.
Wall Size: 3 by 12 inches Filigree
h.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 4.25 inches.
i.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6 by 6 inches.
j.
Wall Size: 12 by 16 inches Mural
28.
Series: Stone Claire
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 6 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 6.5 by 6.5 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 10 by 14 inches.
d.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
29.
Series: Switchplates
a.
Wall Size: 13.8125 by 4.83 inches Blank
b.
Wall Size: 4.8125 by 4.875 inches Plain Double Switch
c.
Wall Size: 4.8125 by 4.875 inches Plain Double Toggle
d.
Wall Size: 4.8125 by 6.5 inches Plain Triple Switch
e.
Wall Size: 4.9375 by 3.1875 inches Plain Single Toggle
f.
Wall Size: 4.9375 by 3.1875 inches Plain Single Switch
g.
Wall Size: 4.8125 by 6.5 inches Plain Triple Toggle
h.
Wall Size: 5.1875 by 3.75 inches Rope Single Switch
i.
Wall Size: 5.1875 by 3.75 inches Rope Single Toggle
j.
Wall Size: 5.1875 by 5.1875 inches Rope Double Toggle
k.
Wall Size: 5.4375 by 3.5 inches Geometric Single Toggle
l.
Wall Size: 5.4375 by 3.5 inches Geometric Single Switch
m.
Wall Size: 5.4375 by 3.5 inches Geometric Double Plug
n.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 3.5 inches Leaves Double Plug
o.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 3.5 inches Leaves Single Switch
p.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 3.5 inches Leaves Single Toggle
q.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 5.5 inches Geometric Double Switch
r.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 5.5 inches Geometric Double Toggle
s.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 5.5 inches Leaves Double Switch
t.
Wall Size: 5.5 by 5.5 inches Leaves Double Toggle
30.
Series: Urban Canvas
a.
Wall Field Tile Size: 2.125 by 8.5 inches.
b.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 8.5 inches.
c.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 12.75 inches.
d.
Wall Field Tile Size: 4.25 by 12.75 inches Wave
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
f.
Trim Name: Ellipse Accent, Chair Rail, Cove Base, Quarter Round, Surface Bullnose, Surface Bullnose Outcorner
E.
Mosaic Tile:
1.
Series: Avante
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
2.
Series: Avenue One
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1/2 by 6 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
3.
Series: Belmar
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
4.
Series: Bevalo
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
5.
Series: Bordeaux
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
6.
Series: Castlegate
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
7.
Series: Chloe
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 1 inches Dot
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 2 inches Pinwheel
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.7-0.5% percent.
8.
Series: Color Appeal
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 5/8 by Random inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 1 inches.
c.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by Random inches.
d.
Mosaic Field Tile: Glass Random Interlocking
e.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
9.
Series: Costa Rei
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 1 inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.7-0.5% percent.
10.
Series: Danya
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
11.
Series: Color Appeal Felicity
a.
Mosaic Field Tile: Hexagon
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
12.
Series: Fusion Cotto
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
13.
Series: Garden Oasis
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.75 by Random inches Linear
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.75 by 1.5 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
14.
Series: Generations
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.375 by Random inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
15.
Series: Infusion
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 20 percent.
16.
Series: Jubilance
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by Random inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
17.
Series: Kendal Slate
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
18.
Series: Laurel Heights
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
19.
Series: Lyndhurst Mosaics
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
20.
Series: Marble Weave
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
21.
Series: Method
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.05 percent.
d.
Surface Finishes: Unpolished, Polished, Textured.
22.
Series: Mirasol
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
23.
Series: Montego
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
24.
Series: Morello
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.625 by 0.625 inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.625 by Random inches.
25.
Series: Pozzalo
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
26.
Series: Rapport
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
27.
Series: Refined Metals
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches Interlocking
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 1 inches.
28.
Series: Relevance
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
29.
Series: Renewal
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3" Block by inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile: Chain-Link
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
30.
Series: Salcedo
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
31.
Series: Satinbrites
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
32.
Series: Satinglo
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 3 percent.
33.
Series: Silk Strands
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: Random Interlocking Mosaic
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
34.
Series: St Germain
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 2 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
35.
Series: Stone Claire
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 3 by 3 inches.
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 8 percent.
36.
Series: Strategies
a.
Mosaic Field Tile: Structured Railroad
b.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
37.
Series: Unglazed Colorbody Porcelain Mosaics
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 1 inches Hex
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 1 by 1 inches.
c.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 1 inches.
d.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 1 inches Brickwork
e.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches.
f.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 2 inches Hex
g.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches.
h.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 2 by 4 inches Brickwork
i.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
j.
Surface Finishes: Plain, Abrasive.
k.
Trim Name: Built-up Base, Bullnose, Bullnose Corner, Cove Base, Cove Base Corner, Cove Base In-Corner, Pool Nosing, Pool Nosing Corner, Round Cap Corner, Round Cap In-Corner, Stretcher, Universal Cove Base Outcorner
38.
Series: Visionaire
a.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.625 by 1.25 inches.
b.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 0.625 by 0.625 inches.
c.
Moisture Absorption: Less than 0.5 percent.
F.
Stone Tile:
1.
Series: Ascend
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 8 by 36 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 6 by 36 inches.
e.
Mosaic Field Tile Size: 4" Hex by inches.
f.
Mosaic Field Tile: Modern Stack
g.
Mosaic Field Tile: Leaf Mosaic
h.
Mosaic Field Tile: Chevron Mosaic
i.
Wall Field Tile Size: 3 by 8 inches.
j.
Trim Name: Chair Rail, Pencil Rail
2.
Series: Granite Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
3.
Series: Limestone Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 16 by 16 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
4.
Series: Marble & Onyx Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 16 by 16 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
5.
Series: Medallion Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 36 by 36 inches Imperial
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 36 by 36 inches Zinnia
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 36 by 36 inches Star Burst
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 32 by 32 inches Nova
e.
Floor Field Tile Size: 32 by 32 inches Northern Star
f.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches Arcturus
6.
Series: Slate & Sandstone Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 16 by 16 inches.
7.
Series: Thresholds:
a.
Floor Size: 4 by 36 by 0.625 inches.
b.
Floor Size: 2 by 36 by 0.625 inches.
c.
Floor Size: 2 by 36 by 0.375 inches.
d.
Floor Size: 6 by 36 by 0.75 inches.
e.
Floor Size: 4 by 36 by 0.75 inches.
f.
Floor Size: 6 by 74 by 0.625 inches.
g.
Floor Size: 5 by 74 by 0.625 inches.
h.
Floor Size: 4 by 74 by 0.625 inches.
i.
Floor Size: 4 by 48 by 0.75 inches.
8.
Series: Travertine Collection
a.
Floor Field Tile Size: 8 by 8 inches.
b.
Floor Field Tile Size: 8 by 16 inches.
c.
Floor Field Tile Size: 9 by 9 inches.
d.
Floor Field Tile Size: 9 by 18 inches.
e.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 12 inches.
f.
Floor Field Tile Size: 12 by 24 inches.
g.
Floor Field Tile Size: 16 by 16 inches.
h.
Floor Field Tile Size: 18 by 18 inches.
i.
Floor Field Tile Size: 24 by 24 inches.
2.3
TILE SETTING MATERIALS
 
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A.
Tile Setting Materials: Comply with ANSI A108/A118/A136.1 as applicable to the installation methods referenced in Part 3 of this Section.
B.
Silicone Sealant: Silicone sealant, moisture and mildew resistant type, white; use for shower floors and shower walls.
C.
Patching and Leveling Compound: As recommended by tile manufacturer and compatible with both substrate and setting materials.
D.
Cleavage Membrane at Floors: Polyethylene film, ASTM D 4397, 4.0 mil thickness.
E.
Membrane at Walls: Polyethylene film, ASTM D 4397, 4.0 mil thickness.
F.
Cementitious Backer Board: High density, cementitious, glass fiber reinforced with 2 inch (50 mm) wide coated glass fiber tape for joints and corners:
 
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1.
Thickness: 1/4 inch (6 mm).
2.
Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
3.
Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
G.
Stone Thresholds: Provide stone thresholds uniform in color and finish and fabricated from the following material:
 
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1.
Material: Marble, ASTM C 503.
2.
Material: Granite: ASTM C 615.
3.
Material: Slate: ASTM C 629.
4.
Color and Finish: As selected.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Acceptability of Surfaces: Inspect surfaces to be tiled to ensure proper bonding can be achieved, and to verify that surfaces are free of curing membranes, oil, grease, wax and dust.
B.
Substrate Tolerances: Before tiling, inspect surfaces to be tiled to verify that the following tolerances are not exceeded. If tolerances are exceeded, provide specified leveling coat to achieve specified tolerances.
1.
Walls: 1/8 inch in 8 feet (3 mm in 2.4 m) for dry-set mortar, epoxy and organic adhesives.
2.
Floors: 1/8 inch in 10 feet (3 mm in 3 m) for dry-set mortar and epoxy; 1/16 inch in 3 feet (1.5 mm in 1 m) for organic adhesive.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Layout: Determine locations of control and expansion joints before starting tile work. Layout tile work to minimize cuts less than one-half tile in size.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
General: Comply with ANSI A108/A118/A136.1 and manufacturer's recommendations. Comply with applicable TCA Handbook for Tile Installation requirements as listed below.
 
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B.
Floors, Exterior, Patios and Walkways:
1.
TCA F101, cement mortar, bonded.
2.
TCA F102, dry-set mortar.
3.
TCA F102, latex-Portland cement mortar.
C.
Floors, Exterior, Roof Deck, Membrane:
1.
TCA F103, cement mortar.
D.
Floors, Exterior, Balcony Deck:
1.
TCA F104, thin-set.
E.
Floors, Interior, Concrete Subfloor:
1.
TCA F111, cement mortar, cleavage membrane.
2.
TCA F112, cement mortar, bonded.
3.
TCA F113, dry-set mortar.
4.
TCA F113, latex-Portland cement mortar.
5.
TCA F114, cement mortar, epoxy grout.
6.
TCA F114, cement mortar, furan grout.
7.
TCA F115, latex-Portland cement mortar, epoxy grout.
8.
TCA F115, latex-Portland cement mortar, furan grout.
9.
TCA F116, organic adhesive.
10.
TCA F116, epoxy adhesive.
11.
TCA F200, poured gypsum underlayment, bonded.
12.
TCA F205, cementitious self leveling underlayment, bonded.
F.
Floors, Interior, Concrete Subfloor, Waterproof Membrane:
1.
TCA F121, cement mortar bed.
2.
TCA F122, thin-set.
G.
Floors, Interior, Concrete Subfloor, Crack Isolation Membrane:
1.
TCA F125, partial coverage.
2.
TCA F125A, full coverage.
3.
TCA F128, young concrete, uncoupling membrane.
H.
Floors, Interior-Chemical Resistant, Concrete Subfloor:
1.
TCA F131, epoxy mortar and grout.
2.
TCA F132, epoxy mortar and grout on cementitious mortar bed.
3.
TCA F133, furan resin mortar and grout.
4.
TCA F134, epoxy mortar and grout.
5.
TCA F134, furan resin.
I.
Floors, Interior, Cork Underlayment on Concrete:
1.
TCA F135, latex-Portland cement mortar with epoxy grout.
J.
Floors, Interior, Radiant Heat on Concrete:
1.
TCA RH110, hydronic system.
2.
TCA RH111, poured gypsum underlayment, hydronic system, thin-set.
3.
TCA RH112, cementitious self-leveling underlayment, hydronic system, thin-set.
4.
TCA RH115, latex-Portland cement mortar, electric system.
5.
TCA RH116, cementitious self-leveling underlayment, bonded electric system thin set.
K.
Floors, Interior, Radiant Heat on Wood Subfloor:
1.
TCA RH122, poured gypsum underlayment hydronic system thin-set.
2.
TCA RH123, cementitious self-leveling underlayment, hydronic system thin-set.
3.
TCA RH130, EGP (exterior glue plywood) latex-Portland cement mortar electric system.
4.
TCA RH135, backer board electric system thin-set.
5.
TCA RH140, cementitious self-leveling underlayment electric system.
L.
Floors, Interior, Wood Subfloor:
1.
TCA F141, cement mortar.
2.
TCA F142, organic adhesive.
3.
TCA F143, epoxy mortar and grout.
4.
TCA F144, cementitious backer unit/fiber cement underlayment thin-set.
5.
TCA F145, cement mortar, metal lath.
6.
TCA F146, coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backer board latex-Portland cement mortar.
7.
TCA F147, uncoupling membrane, 24 inch on center joist spacing, thin-set.
8.
TCA F148, uncoupling membrane, 19.2 inch on center joist spacing, thin-set.
9.
TCA F149, plywood underlayment, 24 inch on center joist spacing, EGP (exterior glue plywood) latex-Portland cement mortar.
10.
TCA F150, EGP (exterior glue plywood) latex-Portland cement mortar.
11.
TCA F151, coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backer board, 24 inch on center joist spacing, latex-Portland cement mortar.
12.
TCA F152, membrane system, 24 inch on center joist spacing, latex-Portland cement mortar.
13.
TCA F155, OSB subfloor, 24 inch on center joist spacing, EPG latex-Portland cement mortar.
14.
TCA F160, EG/LWP (exterior glue/laminated wood panel underlayment) latex-Portland cement mortar.
15.
TCA F170, fiber-reinforced water-resistant gypsum backer board latex-Portland cement mortar.
16.
TCA F175, cementitious-coated foam backer board dry set mortar.
17.
TCA F175, cementitious-coated foam backer board latex-Portland cement mortar.
18.
TCA F180, poured gypsum underlayment, 16 inch on center joist spacing.
19.
TCA F185, cementitious self leveling underlayment, 19.2 inch joist spacing, latex-Portland cement mortar.
M.
Walls, Exterior and Interior:
1.
TCA W201, cement mortar.
2.
TCA W202, dry-set mortar.
3.
TCA W202, latex-Portland cement mortar.
N.
Walls, Interior, Masonry or Concrete:
1.
TCA W211, cement mortar, bonded.
2.
TCA W215, spot-bonding epoxy.
O.
Walls, Interior, Solid Backing:
1.
TCA W221, cement mortar.
2.
TCA W222, one-coat method.
3.
TCA W223, organic adhesive.
P.
Walls, Interior, Wood Studs or Furring:
1.
TCA W231, cement mortar.
Q.
Walls, Interior, Metal Studs:
1.
TCA W241, cement mortar.
2.
TCA W242, gypsum board organic adhesive.
R.
Walls, Interior, Wood or Metal Studs:
1.
TCA W243, gypsum board thin-set.
2.
TCA W244C, interior, thin-set.
3.
TCA W244E, exterior, cementitious backer unit.
4.
TCA W244F, fiber cement underlayment.
5.
TCA W245, coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backer board.
6.
TCA W246, cementitious-coated foam backer board.
7.
TCA W247, fiber-reinforced water-resistant gypsum backer board.
8.
TCA W260, spot-bonding epoxy cementitious backer unit.
S.
Ceilings, Soffits, Interior:
1.
TCA C311, general.
2.
TCA C312, gypsum board.
3.
TCA C315, backer board.
T.
Bathtub Walls (No Showerhead), Wood or Metal Studs:
1.
TCA B413, gypsum board.
U.
Bathtub/Shower Walls, Wood or Metal Studs:
1.
TCA B411, cement mortar.
2.
TCA B412, cementitious backer unit/fiber cement underlayment.
3.
TCA B419, coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backer board.
4.
TCA B425, cementitious-coated foam backer board.
5.
TCA B430, fiber-reinforced water-resistant gypsum backer board.
V.
Shower Receptors, Wood or Metal Studs:
1.
TCA B414, cement mortar.
2.
TCA B415, cementitious backer unit/fiber cement underlayment.
3.
TCA B420, coated glass mat water-resistant gypsum backer board.
4.
TCA B421, solid backing, bonded waterproof membrane.
5.
TCA B422, solid backing with integrated bonding flange for bonded waterproof membranes.
6.
TCA B426, cementitious-coated foam backer board.
7.
TCA B431, fiber-reinforced water-resistant gypsum backer board.
W.
Shower Receptor, Renovation:
1.
TCA TR418, cement mortar.
2.
TCA TR420, thin-set.
X.
Countertops, Wood Base:
1.
TCA C511, cement mortar.
2.
TCA C512, thin-set.
3.
TCA C513, backer board.
Y.
Steam Rooms, Membrane:
1.
TCA SR613, cement mortar.
2.
TCA SR614, thin-set.
Z.
Renovation, Tile Over Tile:
1.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, organic adhesive, interiors only.
2.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, dry-set mortar, interior and exterior.
3.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, latex-Portland cement mortar, interior and exterior.
4.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, tile-setting epoxy mortar.
5.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, tile-setting epoxy adhesive.
6.
TCA TR711, walls and floors, tile over other surfacing materials, tile-setting modified epoxy emulsion mortar.
7.
TCA TR712, interior floors, tile over tile.
8.
TCA TR713, interior walls, tile over tile.
AA.
Tile Tubs, Fountains and Curbs, Waterproof Membrane: TCA B417, cement mortar.
AB.
Swimming Pools: TCA P601.
AC.
Stairs: TCA S151, cement mortar.
AD.
Refrigerator Rooms, Insulation: TCA R612, cement mortar.
AE.
Window Stools: TCA WS610.
AF.
Thresholds: TCA TR611.
AG.
Glass Tile: As recommended by manufacturer.
AH.
Metal and Metalized Tile: As recommended by manufacturer.
3.4
CLEANING AND PROTECTION
A.
Cleaning: Clean tile within time period recommended by manufacturer, using materials recommended by manufacturer.
B.
Protection: Prohibit foot and wheeled traffic from floors for a minimum of 3 days. Where traffic is unavoidable, provide large flat boards in walkways and wheelways for a minimum of 7 days after installation. Protect from construction dirt and debris with heavy-duty, non-staining construction paper, masked in place.
3.5
SCHEDULES
 
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A.
1.
2.
3.
B.
1.
2.
END OF SECTION