Influence of redispersible polymer powders on the adhesion of adhesives mortars based on calcium sulphoaluminate cement

openaccess, Vol. 612 (8) 2023 / piątek, 25 sierpnia, 2023

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2023.08.02

Łukasik Mateusz, Masek Anna, Michałowski Bartosz, Kulesza Marcin. 2023. Influence of redispersible polymer powders on the adhesion of adhesives mortars based on calcium sulphoaluminate cement. Volume 612. Issue 8. Pages 6-11. Article in PDF file

Accepted for publication: 13.07.2023 r.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of five different redispersible polymer powders (RDPs) on the tensile strength (adhesion in a multi-layer system) of ceramic tile adhesive mortars (CTAs) containing only calcium sulphoaluminate cement (CSA) as a binder. The results show that the addition of RDPs to CSA-based mortar results in an increase in tensile strength determined as initial adhesion and as adhesion after thermal aging. In the case of tensile strength tested after immersion of the samples in water, different effects were observed depending on the RDPs used. Regardless of the redispersible polymer powder used, a reduction in tensile strength was noticeable for samples tested after freeze-thaw cycles. The study showed that it is possible to develop a CSA- -based ceramic tile adhesive using redispersible polymer powders for indoor use. The research challenge, related to freeze- -thaw resistance, is to develop a CTA for outdoor applications.
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mgr inż. Mateusz Łukasik, Politechnika Łódzka, Wydział Chemiczny, Centrum Badawczo-Rozwojowe, Atlas sp. z o.o. ORCID: 0000-0003-1257-6069
dr hab. inż. Anna Masek, prof. PŁ, Politechnika Łódzka, Wydział Chemiczny ORCID: 0000-0003-3785-1995
dr inż. Bartosz Michałowski, Centrum Badawczo-Rozwojowe, Atlas sp. z o.o. ORCID: 0000-0002-3955-2924
dr inż. Marcin Kulesza, Centrum Badawczo-Rozwojowe, Atlas sp. z o.o.

mgr inż. Mateusz Łukasik, Politechnika Łódzka, Wydział Chemiczny, Centrum Badawczo-Rozwojowe, Atlas sp. z o.o. ORCID: 0000-0003-1257-6069

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2023.08.02

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