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Recommended Fixing Methods

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Before fixing the tiles, lay them out in the desired pattern and make sure that they give an acceptable blend of colors and design. Also make sure that the tiles are acceptable to your satisfaction. Please note that certain amount of shade & size variation is inherent in all vitrified products and the company will bear no liability after the tiles are fixed for fixing vitreous tiles, we recommend the use f tiles fixing adhesives, for best results; follow the fixing instructions provided by the adhesive manufacturers, However we are recommending the general procedure of fixing the tiles with cement applicable for low to medium heights. When the adhesives are used, please substitute the word CEMENT with ADHESIVE in the guidelines under the title LAYING METHOD.

Wall Tiles Applications

fenix ceramicThe wall has to be plastered in line, level and plumb with 1:4 of cement and sand mortar in thickness of minimum 12 mm.
fenix ceramicthe surface should be rough and in perfect line, level and plumb.
fenix ceramicAllow the surface t settle for minimum 72 hours and cure with water to avoid any hair line cracks and hollows from inside.
fenix ceramicthere should not be any leakage of water, which will render the adhesives to poor performance.

Floor Tiles Applications

fenix ceramicThe ground should be compacted properly by ramming and applying water on it as per the standard practice to create a firm base. Ensure that there is no settlement of base. Also ensure the natural slope for drainage.
fenix ceramicFor low pedestrian Traffic, on this base apply 4" to 6" thick BBCC (Brick Bats Cement Concrete).
fenix ceramicFor Medium Traffic Floor, on the BBCC base, make 3" thick pcc (Plain cement concrete) in 1:3:6.
fenix ceramicfor heavy duty traffic, make 4" thick RCC (Reinforced Cement Concrete) in 1:2:4. The RCC should be laid such a way that the proper line and level is attained.

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