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A flexible, cementitious thin-bed adhesive, meeting C1 TE requirements to EN 12004. Particularly suitable for installation of ceramic tiles and fully vitrified stoneware (up to 400 x 400 mm) on calcium sulfate-based substrates e.g. calcium sulfate-based (anhydrite and alpha hemihydrate) screeds and gypsum plasterwork.


  • 100% compatibility with calcium sulfate screeds.
  • Reliable adhesion without ettringite formation.
  • C1: tensile adhesion strength ≥ 0.5 N/mm².
  • T: thixotropic – high sag resistance Long open time.
  • E: extended open time ≥ 30 minutes.
  • Low-chromate to Regulation 1907/2006/EC, Annex XVII.
  • Can be used on ≤ 1.0 % CM CA un-heated.
  • Suitable for underfloor and undertile heating.


Used with stoneware and fully vitrified stoneware tiles, earthenware tiles, split tiles, clinker floor tiles, mosaic, terracotta, discolouration-resistant natural stone units and cast stone units, up to tile/unit size of 400 x 400 mm. For levelling out irregularities of up to 3 mm with single coat.

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Colour: Grey.
  • Mixing Ratio (water only): Approx. 7.5 L water : 25 kg Sopro AHK 560.
  • Bed thickness: Max. 5 mm in compacted adhesive bed.
  • Coverage: Approx. 1.2 kg/m² per mm coat thickness.
  • Walkable / Grouting: After approx. 24 hours.
  • Loading: After approx. 3 days; in commercial facilities after ap­prox. 28 days; in conjunction with floor heating after approx. 28 days.
  • Minimum thickness for floor heating systems: 2 mm compact adhesive bed.
  • Reaction To Fire: Class E.
  • Bond Strength as: initial tensile adhesion strength: 0.5 N/mm2.
  • Durability for: Tensile adhesion strength after heat aging: 0.5 N/mm2.
  • Durability for: Tensile adhesion strength after water immersion: 0.5 N/mm2.
  • Durability for: Tensile adhesion strength after freeze-thaw cycles: 0.5 N/mm2.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-50-00/325 Cementitious adhesives
45-50-00/380 Cementitious bonding agents

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SMET Building Products Ltd


+44 (0)28 30266833

Product reference

Sopro AHK 560 CA Tile Adhesive

Manufacturer details

93A Belfast Road,
Co Down, BT34 1QH
Tel +44 (0)28 30266833
Fax +44 (0)28 30267619
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